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Can stress cause magnesium deficiency?

Leopold D. Galland, MD
Internal Medicine
Even when you eat foods high in magnesium regularly, you could encounter magnesium deficiency symptoms if you're chronically stressed.

The complex relationship between stress and magnesium deficiency explains why many people require magnesium supplements, because even a nutritious diet does not correct their magnesium deficiency symptoms.

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