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I like the letters MG. They were my initials my entire childhood and young adult years, before I married. Mg also stands for magnesium. “Magnesium is needed for more than 300 biochemical reactions in the body. It helps to maintain normal nerve and muscle function, supports a healthy immune system, keeps the heartbeat steady, and helps bones remain strong. It also helps adjust blood glucose levels. It aids in the production of energy and protein (source).”
For the past twenty days I’ve been managing my first ever flare up of asthma. I contracted an illness during my travels to Los Angeles in early-March. I woke up this morning with the word ‘magnesium’ on my mind.
Magnesium affects inflammation, diabetes, and respiratory functioning. Magnesium is essential to good health. Six years ago, an ER doctor informed me that most people are low in magnesium, despite blood…