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Magnesium Citrate Caps - 120 Vcaps
 
While this macro-mineral is easily obtained from many foods, magnesium deficiencies are extremely common for many Americans. Alcohol consumption, the presence of fluoride, and the consumption of certain foods either increase our need for magnesium, or decrease its absorption. Magnesium is not only one of the key nutrients required in both calcium utilization and protein synthesis, but it also plays a tremendous role in virtually every enzymatic reaction in our body. NOW Magnesium Citrate Vcaps are fast acting, safe and ideal for anyone who has their sights set on attaining optimal levels of this vital nutrient.

Benefits of Magnesium:
 
1. Better sleep - The sleep hormone melatonin is disturbed when Magnesium is deficient.  Magnesium brings balance and controls stress hormones and stress and tension are often reasons why people suffer from insomnia in the first place.
 
2. Relaxes the nervous system. The neurotransmitter serotonin, which relaxes the nervous system and elevates mood, depends on Magnesium.
 
3. Bigger and stronger muscles.  Magnesium allows the body to produce more Insulin-like Growth Factor (IGF-1), a major contributor to the growth and strength of muscles. Furthermore, adenosine triphosphate (ATP) is the cell's energy store, must be created with help from Magnesium.
 
4. Better flexibility. Magnesium causes the muscles to relax, and without Magnesium, muscles do not relax properly and cramps occur. This mineral is important for flexibility, as low Magnesium results in a buildup of lactic acid, causing pain and tightness.
 
5. Bone integrity and strength. Magnesium helps calcium to absorb properly, and without magnesium, the calcium supplements may be almost useless, and may actually contributing to osteoporosis. There are actually about eighteen essential nutrients that contribute to bone health; Magnesium is one of the most essential, because it stimulates a particular hormone called calcitonin. It also suppresses a hormone called parathyroid that breaks down bone.
 
6. Remineralizes teeth. Magnesium deficiency causes an unhealthy balance of phosphorous and calcium in saliva, and this can damage teeth.
 
7. Alkalizes the body.  Magnesium helps return the body’s pH balance.  Magnesium reduces lactic acid, which is partly responsible for post-exercise pain.
 
8. Hydrates. Magnesium is a very important electrolyte that is essential for proper hydration.
 
9. Helps to relieve constipation.  Between 400mg-1200mg of  Magnesium can be used to cleanse the bowels of toxins.
 
10. Enzyme function. Enzymes are protein molecules that stimulate every chemical reaction in the body. Magnesium is required to make hundreds of these enzymes work and assists with many others.
 
11. Diabetes.  Magnesium enhances insulin secretion, and that facilitates sugar metabolism. Without Magnesium, glucose is not able to transfer into cells. Glucose and insulin build up in the blood, causing various types of tissue damage, including the nerves in the eyes.
 
12. Prevents stroke and heart disease.  In about 1/3 of all heart attacks, low magnesium levels are involved.
 
 

 
Nutrition Info
 
 
 
 Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Calories   7    
Total Carbohydrate   1.7 g   < 1%* 
Magnesium (from Magnesium Citrate)   500 mg   125% 
 

 
 




 
 

 
Details

Serving Size: 3 Vcaps

Servings per container:40

Suggested Use: As a dietary supplement, take 3 Vcaps® daily, in divided doses, preferably with meals.

Free of: sugar, salt, starch, yeast, wheat, gluten, corn, soy, milk or preservatives.

Other Ingredients: Cellulose (capsule), Silica and Magnesium Stearate (Vegetable Source)

Item#: 1294
Manufacturer SKU: 733739012944

 
 
 Magnesium is for proper bone growth and maintenance, neutralization of stomach acid, movement of stools through the intestine, and the proper functioning of numerous components of the body, It is an important element in over 300 of the body’s chemical reactions
Magnesium is effectively used to treat dyspepsia, constipation, magnesium deficiency and high blood pressure during pregnancy,  It is also used to treat irregular heartbeat, chest pain, heart problems, low levels of HDL cholesterol and high levels of LDL cholesterol. Additionally, magnesium is sometimes used to treat a variety of conditions that include migraine headaches, anxiety, multiple sclerosis, Lyme disease and altitude sickness. The mineral is sometimes used by athletes to promote energy and endurance. Individuals sometimes apply magnesium to the skin to treat various skin disorders or accelerate wound healing.
Magnesium supplements are taken to prevent or to treat magnesium deficiency, which is fairly common, especially in women, as of 2015. Magnesium supplements may be taken to treat acid indigestion, as a laxative to treat constipation or to prepare the bowels for surgery. Magnesium supplements may be taken to treat blood vessel or heart disease, including high blood pressure or cholesterol, chest pain, irregular heartbeat, heart disease and heart attack
Some other common uses for magnesium include treating ADHD, kidney stones, diabetes and fibromyalgia. It may also be used to treat anxiety, Lyme disease, chronic fatigue syndrome, migraine headaches and weak bones. Magnesium can help with premenstrual syndrome, asthma, hearing loss and urinary continence, states
Some women may take magnesium supplements to reduce leg cramps during pregnancy. Magnesium may be applied topically to treat infected skin conditions, including boils and ulcers. It may also speed the process of healing wounds,
Although magnesium supplements are likely safe when taken as directed, nursing or pregnant women and people with kidney problems, bleeding disorders or heart block should not take magnesium supplements without consulting a physician first
 

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