Are you getting your best sleep?

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Magnesium helps to regulate more than 300 enzymes. A deficiency in this mineral can affect virtually every system in your body. It helps to regulate your heart rhythms and control blood pressure. It helps to maintain insulin sensitivity and keep your blood sugar stable. It helps to prevent hardening of the arteries. It plays an important role in bone-building. It is vital to your immune system. It can relax cramping muscles and calm nerve impulses.

Magnesium also plays a key role in your ability to relax and sleep. Not just light sleep but deep, refreshing sleep. A high magnesium diet has been found to be associated with high quality sleep time and fewer night-time awakenings. Waking up frequently, agitated sleep and insomnia are all symptoms of chronic magnesium deficiency.

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  • Regulate your heart rhythms
  • Control blood pressure
  • Maintain insulin sensitivity
  • Keep your blood sugar stable
  • Helps to prevent hardening of the arteries
  • Important role in bone-building
  • Vital to your immune system
  • Relax cramping muscles
  • Calm nerve impulses.
[/fancy-ul][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]As we grow older our sleep becomes lighter and more restless. In fact, the National Sleep Foundation reports that 67% of people over 55 suffer from insomnia and other sleep disorders.

You know it takes more than just dozing off while tossing and turning to wake up feeling energized. You need to fall into deep, slow wave sleep for your muscles to really relax, your nerves to calm and your brain waves to go on idle.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][image_with_animation image_url=”540″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]A sleeping pill might make you drowsy but studies show that most over-the-counter sleep aids keep you in the lighter stages of sleep.

When you’re not getting decent sleep, your health is greatly affected. You become more vulnerable to infection. Your un-relaxed muscles and nerves generate chronic pain. The human body does its best repair work in deep sleep.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In the 2002 Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry sleep study, patients who took magnesium supplements experienced a significant increase in slow wave (deep) sleep. Further blood testing showed that the magnesium effectively reduced their cortisol levels – a stress hormone that promotes alertness.

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  • Dark leafy greens
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Legumes
  • Avocado
  • Almonds
  • Cashews and Walnuts
  • Wild shrimp
  • Wild salmon
  • Halibut.
[/fancy-ul][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]The best sources of magnesium are whole, unprocessed foods. There has been widespread removal of minerals from processed foods. The result is that the intake of magnesium has dropped 50% in the last century.

Excellent sources of magnesium include dark leafy greens, pumpkin seeds, legumes, avocado, almonds, cashews and walnuts, wild shrimp, wild salmon and halibut.

Maintaining your magnesium level will help you sleep and improve your overall health and brain function.  NeoSource products rich in Magnesium are NeoPak, NeoCell, and NeoBalance.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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