Magnesium is an indispensable mineral nutrient and is found in all cellular type. Over 300 enzymes depend on the use of magnesium ions for their catalytic measures, and it is involved in many biological functions, not discounting regulatory behaviour associated with DNA synthesis.
As it is important for Adenosine-triphosphate (ATP) to function, it is thus important to celluar operation, playing an important role in providing the cells of the body with their most important source of energy.
It is very normal for us not to acquire adequate levels of magnesium in our daily diet. Unacceptable supply is commonly associated with muscle spasms, anxiety, depression, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, migraines, osteoporosis and high blood pressure.
Indeed, it is normally a recommended supplement for combating Treatment Resistant Depression, after it being shown that people who attempt suicide with TRD commonly have deficient levels of magnesium in their cerebral spinal fluid.
Prescribed Daily Dosage
300-400mg a day
The most common sign of an large intake of magnesium is diarrhoea, and thus it is advocated to drastically lower your dose until this decreases.