Magnesium is a trace mineral and micronutrient used by every organ system in your body. It is vital to cardiovascular function, large muscle control, and the adrenal system. Magnesium is responsible for more than 300 biochemical reactions in the body and has an impact on immune function, metabolism, and bone health; the bones store about 60 percent of all magnesium reserves. Experts estimate up to 50% of people do not get enough magnesium in their diet. A lack of this vital mineral causes a range of symptoms.
According to new research, eating foods rich in antioxidants and magnesium can help protect your hearing. For many, hearing loss isn't noticeable in the early stages. A person may need to sit a little closer to someone to hear what they are saying or experience more interference from background noise than before. A lack of magnesium may decrease hearing health; individuals benefit less from the mineral's neuroprotective and vasodilatory effects.
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