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Can magnesium help with oral and heart health?

Some studies suggest that a magnesium deficiency can have an effect on heart health and oral health. Magnesium is a necessary nutrient for people of all ages and is an important ion for all living cells in the human body. Magnesium helps regulate heart rhythm and prevent chest pain. It is involved in moderating blood pressure and can reduce the risk of heart complications. Magnesium is common ingredient in toothpaste. You can get magnesium in your diet by eating grains and leafy vegetables. The role of magnesium has been studied in asthma, fibromyalgia, hearing loss, arrhythmia and heart failure, high blood pressure, headache, osteoporosis, restless legs, and other conditions.

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