What Are The Symptoms Of A Magnesium Deficiency?

Appetite Loss 

Individuals may experience appetite loss if they are not getting adequate dietary magnesium. The reason may be due to the deficiency causing chronic systemic inflammation. Evidence seems to show that this can disrupt hormones linked to appetite function and normal hunger mechanisms. In addition, individuals appear to require magnesium for their hypothalamus to function properly. This center in the brain seems to be linked to appetite.

The appetite loss may also be part of an electrolyte imbalance that involves calcium and magnesium. These appear to be two critical electrolytes. They should work together. However, low magnesium may trigger a drop in calcium. This can result in appetite loss. 

Keep reading to learn about more potential signs of a magnesium deficiency now.

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