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What health problems can a magnesium deficiency cause?

Emilia Klapp
Nutrition & Dietetics
Magnesium is vitally important for energy metabolism and brain function. A magnesium deficiency can cause chronic fatigue, as well as:
  • Insomnia
  • Anxiety
  • Confusion
  • Irritability
  • High blood pressure
  • Rapid and irregular heartbeats
  • Muscle spasms and cramps

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