Magnesium is one of those true wonder nutrients. We prescribe for client with PCOS, thyroid, migraines, perimenopause and menopause symptoms.
Your cells dump magnesium when you are stressed as a way to rev up the nervous systems and cope with daily life. If you work, interact with people, commute, drink coffee and worry - you are deficient in magnesium. If you live on a hill and mediate for 3 hours a day you are probably okay.
Magnesium: regulates cortisol, reduces blood sugar and improves insulin sensitivity, supports thyroid health, aids sleep, fuels cellular energy, makes hormones, activates Vitamin D, slows aging, reduces PMS and menopausal symptoms
In fact magnesium is a big player in hospital EDs where it treats heart arrhythmia, heart attacks and migraines.
The best supplement is magnesium glycinate. It’s found in leafy green veggies, almonds, seeds, quinoa, brown rice, avocado etc.