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Our Magnesium Supplement Range

Bob's Best Magnesium Chloride Flakes 500g
Bob's Best Magnesium Chloride Flakes are best sprinkled liberally into your bath for the perfect way to unwind and infuse with this vital earth mineral.
  • Mineral Soak
  • 500g
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Now Foods Magnesium Oxide 227g
Now Foods Magnesium Oxide Powder is a rich source of elemental magnesium derived from ancient oceanic deposits. It can provide support for your nervous and energy production systems and is also critical for normal enzyme function.
  • Mineral Supplement
  • 227g
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Now Foods Magnesium Citrate Powder 227g
Now Foods 100% Pure Magnesium Citrate Powder is a highly bio-available form of this essential Earth mineral, a co-factor in an estimated 300 enzymatic reactions.
  • 100% Pure Powder
  • 227g
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Doctors Best High Absorption Magnesium 120 Tablets
Doctor's Best High Absorption Magnesium Tablets contain elemental magnesium chelated with the amino acids glycine and lysine to aid absorption.
  • High Absorption
  • 120 Tablets
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Now Foods Magnesium Caps 180 400mg Capsules
Now Foods Magnesium Capsules provide a magnesium boost in an easy to swallow capsule form.
  • 400mg
  • 180 Capsules
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Now Foods Magnesium Citrate 120 Vcaps
Now Foods Magnesium Citrate Capsules are a way to reap the benefits of Now Foods Magnesium Citrate Powder in an easy to administer capsule form.
  • Mineral Supplement
  • 120 Vcaps
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Solgar Magnesium Citrate 120 Tablets
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Now Foods Magnesium Citrate 250 200mg Tablets
Now Foods Magnesium Citrate Tablets provide a good daily dose of magnesium in a form more easily digested and better absorbed than other forms of magnesium.
  • 200mg
  • 250 Tablets
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Nutri-Advanced Ultra Muscleze 150g
Nutri-Advanced Ultra Muscleze is a high strength powdered magnesium supplement with added amino acids, B vitamins and other supportive nutrients.
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  • 150g
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Magnesium Supplements

What is Magnesium?

Magnesium is one of the vital elements that the body needs in the correct amounts for optimal health.

Magnesium is involved in many of the bodies essential systems including protein synthesis, the control of blood glucose levels, the regulation of blood pressure and muscle and nerve function.

It accomplishes this by regulating the flow of calcium and potassium ions across cell walls, the very heart of inter cellular communication. If this flow is disrupted the involuntary nervous system, including the heart can begin to fail.

Magnesium also plays an important role in the proper development of bone, energy production and the formation of DNA and RNA. This is why it is essential that pregnant and lactating women make sure they are maintaining the correct intake of magnesium.

Magnesium deficiency

As with most nutrients we should get enough magnesium from our diet. However this is much more difficult with modern agricultural, food processing and even home cooking techniques. Surveys consistently demonstrate that we are not taking in enough magnesium in our diet. This can have dire consequences for our health.

Symptoms of magnesium deficiency include fatigue, loss of appetite and nausea. If left uncorrected a deficiency in magnesium can lead to muscle spasms and contractions. This affects our biggest muscle, the heart, and can lead to abnormal heart rhythm and potentially carciovascular disease. Most of these problems are caused by hypocalcemia and hypokalemia, calcium and potassium deficiency within cells.

This inability for the cells to communicate properly can also lead to chronic conditions such as type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis, hypertension and migraines.

Magnesium: Recommended Daily Allowance*:

Age Male Female Pregnancy Lactation
0-6 months 30 30    
7-12 months 75 75    
1-3 years 80 80    
4-8 years 130 130    
9-13 years 240 240    
14-18 years 410 360 400 360
19-30 years 400 310 350 310
31-50 years 420 320 360 320
51+ years 420 320    
*All measurements expressed in mg.

Magnesium contraindications.

A number of medicines can potentially interact with magnesium supplements causing undesired effects. If you are taking any of the following medications, or suffer from any of the conditions mentioned please consult your doctor before taking an magnesium supplement.

Oral bisphosphonates, used to treat osteoporosis, can be blocked by magnesium supplements.

Some common antibiotics like doxcycycline and demeclocycline as well as quinolone antibiotics like levofloxacin and ciprofloxacin form insoluble complexes if mixed with magnesium.

Magnesium excretion in the urine is affected by diuretics, and in particular potassium-sparing diuretics can block excretion through the urine.