Magnesium, pain & osteoporosis

Great info from Paula on Magnesium and its role in our health, plus useful dietary sources.

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I didn’t really know anything about magnesium, other than that it was a metal, until I was ill.

One of the first things I was told  was that you needed plenty of it to help with pain and so back in 2010 I bought my first big sack of Epsom salts, known to be a good source of magnesium, and started my daily Epsom salt bath.

I’ve since learned, during my studies of herbal medicine and human anatomy that magnesium is very important to aid the absorption and synthesis of calcium. It’s well known that women of a certain age can have calcium deficiency  which can lead to osteoporosis but  little discussed is the fact that to absorb calcium we’ll need to have sufficient amounts of magnesium.

In 2015 I was introduced by my mother to the Simply Naturals sizzling minerals and until then I had no idea about the…

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