Are You Deficient in Magnesium?
Are You Deficient in Magnesium? Typically wherever calcium is needed in the body, magnesium is also required. It is necessary for healthy artery, blood, bone, heart, muscle and nerve function, yet by some estimates, show up to 80 percent of Americans are not getting enough magnesium and may be deficient. Other research shows only about 25 percent of U.S. adults are getting the recommended daily amount of 310 to 320 milligrams (mg) for women and 400 to 420 for men.