6 MORE Signs You Might Have A Magnesium Deficiency !
6 MORE Warning Signs You
Might Have A Magnesium Deficiency
(Continued from last week’s article)
- Ringing in the Ears
If you are being bothered by a persistent ringing or booming sensation in the ears lately, it could already be a sign of magnesium deficiency. This is a condition formally known as tinnitus. Tinnitus is specifically characterized by this particular ringing and booming noise. This usually happens due to the unregulated production of a neurotransmitter called glutamate.
Glutamate is primarily regulated by magnesium. While tinnitus is usually caused by an infection, this can be avoided through regular ear cleaning. If you are a cue tip warrior, then this persistent ringing could already be due to a deficiency in magnesium.
Tinnitus is not a condition itself, but a symptom of an underlying condition. Depending on how lacking you are in the nutrient, this might even cause hearing loss, ear injury, or show signs of an ultimate disorder in the circulatory system. The only way to treat tinnitus is to address the underlying condition.
- Eye Twitching
Eye twitching can be a byproduct of muscle cramps and spasms. However, some early signs of magnesium deficiency begin with persistent eye twitching. While this can also be caused by stress or a caffeine high, the twitching of the eye already signals that there might be a problem with your muscle and nerve function. Hence, twitching.
This usually occurs in the eyelid. Magnesium plays an essential role in how cells, tissues, and organs function in your body. Since magnesium is needed to regulate muscle and nerve function, consistent sensations of tingling and twitching probably mean you are already lacking in it.
Ultimately, this twitching in the eye can result in nausea and vomiting. When this happens, it could promote fatigue and muscle weakness in the body, which is also a common symptom of magnesium deficiency. Likewise, it can also be a byproduct of stress or surface irritation on the eye itself.
- Headaches and Migraines
Headaches and migraines are usually the results of tense constrictions between the nerves and muscles. These normally occur in the upper back of the head, shoulders, or neck. While most argue that headaches and migraines are caused by stress, that isn’t always the case.
According to doctors, individuals who experience headaches and migraines are observed to have lower levels of magnesium compared to those who don’t. This is because the nutrients magnesium contributes to the body are not regulating nerve functions. This causes tension in the muscles, ultimately manifesting as a headache or a migraine.
If you are used to stocking up on Ibuprofen, Aspirin, or Alieve in your medicine cabinet, you might want to consider switching to magnesium supplements. Restoring the magnesium levels in your body through a proper source of diet could help alleviate your headaches and migraines. Not only that, it can ultimately provide long-term relief.
- Loss Of Appetite
Experiencing a loss of appetite is one of the first telltale signs of magnesium deficiency. This is usually coupled with muscle fatigue and nausea. However, since these are non-specific symptoms, it is easy to dismiss these symptoms for simpler conditions. For most individuals, it is difficult to distinguish when the recurring ‘I’m not hungry’ might already be a sign of magnesium deficiency.
The loss of appetite is usually a byproduct of nausea. However, a loss of appetite can also be an indicator that there’s not enough magnesium to help get your metabolism to work. When your metabolism becomes inconsistent, it can lead to bad eating habits. This can result in less magnesium intake through a proper diet, worsening your magnesium deficiency.
If you are experiencing loss of appetite, try to include more magnesium-rich meals into your diet. This can, not only improve your diet but make you feel less fatigued and weak.
- Anxiety and Depression
Have you been getting more worked-up than usual? Feeling pressured and stressed out for no real reason? If so, you might already have anxiety. Anxiety is one of the most common mental illnesses in America. However, anxiety can actually be considered as a symptom of most health conditions.
A lack of magnesium can cause immense amounts of tension and stress on the muscles. This can result in feelings of anxiety, making one extremely uneasy. Other common symptoms of magnesium deficiency are irritability and nervousness. However, these can already be attributed to feelings and cases of anxiety.
Similarly, if you have been feeling bouts of anxiety, it may ultimately result in depression. Depression is also another sign of magnesium deficiency. This is because feelings of fatigue and muscle weakness invite the feeling of depression. When that happens, both can help each other to magnify to extreme levels, causing the deficiency to worsen.
Insomnia is characterized by difficulty in falling asleep, staying asleep, or even waking up too early in the morning. Doctors have been trying to crack down on how to resolve insomnia. However, these are more focused on what compounds to aid in regulating body systems.
A little-known fact when it comes to insomnia is that just having a tiny absence of magnesium can actually prevent the brain from relaxing at night. Since magnesium is known to prevent tension from building up in your nervous system, a deficiency could be causing your brain to remain on high alert. Even when you know you should already be sleeping.
Most people remedy this by taking magnesium supplements at night to promote relaxation in the central nervous system. If you have been feeling high strung lately, you might be lacking in magnesium. By restoring your magnesium levels to normal, you can have a good night’s sleep again.
Don’t ignore the signs of a possible Magnesium deficiency. See yo medical doctor, get checked and if you want a good magnesium supplement, we have a great transdermal cream on sale for a little while longer.
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Published July 2022 IHC of Charlottesville, Dr. Kirk Childers