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.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column enable_animation=”true” animation=”fade-in-from-left” boxed=”true” column_padding=”padding-1-percent” background_color=”#ffffff” background_hover_color_opacity=”0.8″ width=”1/3″][vc_text_separator title=”Magnesium Helps Regulate: ” style=”dashed”][fancy-ul icon_type=”font_icon” icon=”icon-ok” color=”Accent-Color” enable_animation=”true”]
- 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.
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.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column enable_animation=”true” animation=”fade-in-from-right” boxed=”true” centered_text=”true” column_padding=”padding-2-percent” background_color=”#ffffff” background_color_opacity=”0.8″ width=”1/3″][vc_text_separator title=”Sources of Magnesium” el_width=”90″][fancy-ul icon_type=”font_icon” icon=”icon-ok” color=”Accent-Color” enable_animation=”true”]
- Dark leafy greens
- Pumpkin seeds
- Cashews and Walnuts
- Wild shrimp
- Wild salmon
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]