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27Oct, 2018

THE BENEFITS OF MAGNESIUM

By |Magnesium Blogs|

The significance of magnesium cannot be understated nor undersold.  Magnesium’s value and contribution to the mind and body is truly staggering in its effect.  The functional medicine community is already championing it as one of the most important and vital minerals for both maintaining and advancing overall human health. Known as the “Relaxation Mineral”, magnesium is responsible for more than 300 different enzymatic reactions throughout the body.  Found in all of the body’s tissues – and most notably in the muscles, bones, and brain – magnesium serves as the one of the most important minerals of the human body.  Magnesium’s effects and benefits cannot be overlooked for optimum health and wellness, yet that is EXACTLY was has occurred in both the U.S. and leading countries worldwide. Today’s magnesium deficiency has reached pandemic proportions, as more than 80% of the American population is operating well below optimum performance levels. At 180-Degree [...]

19Jan, 2019

The Invisible Deficiency

By |Magnesium Blogs|

According to the World Health Organization, over 80% of the world’s population is deficient in magnesium. Magnesium is a mineral that is not produced by the body and MUST be complemented by either a magnesium-rich diet or through supplementation. Due to the degradation in soil enrichment procedures and inadequate food preparation, there has been a significant deficiency in magnesium-rich foods. Symptoms such as fatigue, anxiety, irritability, migraines, and even an irregular heartbeat can be the result of a magnesium imbalance within the body.   Reasons for Low Magnesium Levels: Caffeine Stress Sugar Alcohol Antibiotics Soil enrichment procedures (Phosphate vs. Magnesium) Inefficient food preparation City Water/Acid Rain   Symptoms of Magnesium Deficiency: Anxiety Depression Insomnia Osteoporosis High Blood Pressure Asthma Diabetes Headaches Muscle Spasms/Muscle Cramps Heart Disorders/Palpitations EXPERIENCE THE NEW CALM

9Jan, 2019

ARE YOU ANXIOUS, STRESSED, OR TIRED?

By |Mark Larizza Blogs|

You May Need a Magnesium Supplement   While life’s challenges may seem overwhelming, there is in fact, an easy & effective approach to managing your anxiety, reducing your stress, and boosting your energy so that you can not only do the things you have to do, but can also do the things you dream of doing.   The answer is Magnesium.   If You’re Anxious: Magnesium is a precursor to the inhibitory neurotransmitter, serotonin. Serotonin is involved in regulating mood, social behavior, and appetite. Symptoms of low serotonin levels include anxiety, panic attacks, low self-confidence, negative and obsessive thoughts. Serotonin, the “feel good” brain chemical, depends on magnesium for its production and function.   If You’re Stressed: Magnesium also helps boost GABA levels. GABA is an inhibitory neurotransmitter that helps calm the brain. When you have low GABA levels, it is more difficult to relax, you often feel overwhelmed and stressed [...]

7Jan, 2019

5 Strategies to Reduce Your Anxiety (Part 1)

By |Mark Larizza Blogs|

Anxiety in America is rampant – and is on a constant, continuous rise.  According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), Anxiety Disorders affect over 18 percent of adults in the United States between ages 18-54, which amounts to nearly 40 million Americans adults.  However, these estimates have been given a much higher rate (approx. 30 percent), as vast segments of the population do not actively seek help, are consistently misdiagnosed, or do not consciously realize that they are afflicted with anxiety issues. With the rising costs of mental healthcare in America, anxiety disorders diagnoses and treatment consistently generate the greatest overall economic burden on the country.  According to the National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI), Anxiety Disorders equate to nearly 40 percent of the total $200 billion Mental Health Bill (and does not include the $193 billion in earnings lost to serious mental illness each year!). With these [...]