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Magnesium deficiency syndrome (MDS) is one of the mostundiagnosed conditions these days, according to some medical experts. There areseveral reasons for this fact, including the improper interpretation ofmagnesium levels and failure to see the symptoms as caused by the lack of magnesiumin the body cells.

Even when the doctors realize the fact their patient issuffering from MDS, the best they offer is usually to prescribe some magnesiumsupplements. The supplement dose itself often does not cure the problem, sincethere is not sufficient amount of this element to compensate. Most supplementscontain about 300mg of magnesium, but to improve the deficiency a person shouldtake at least twice as much.

Potential Problems Caused by Magnesium Deficiency

Many different symptoms can be associated with the MDS. Theconditions that might appear as the consequence of magnesium deficiency are:depression, Parkinsonism, many headaches, migraine, epilepsy, confusion,weakness, ataxia etc. Some experts believe that lack of magnesium in the cells maylead to chronic fatigue syndrome, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder(ADHD), diabetes, asthma, preeclampsia, osteoporosis or even a stroke.

Magnesium Supplements

Magnesium is very important for the well being and normalfunctioning of the human body. It affects the body on micro and macro level andhuman metabolism won’t be functional without this mineral.

Magnesium is quite often used as the supplement, usually inthe form of magnesium citrate powder, tablets or capsules. Because of the poor absorptionfrom the digestive tract it is hard to predict the amount of magnesium in theblood. Even if there is sufficient amount of this mineral in the blood, itmight still be some magnesium missing for your cells and causing healthproblems.

Additionally, the therapy should last for several months, inorder to solve the magnesium deficit.

Transdermal application of magnesium chloride might solveall these problems. It can be applied to the skin and your body will get the magnesiumthat is needed, without any difficulties. Magnesium chloride can be used as thesea salt bath in balneotherapy (since it comes from the oceans and seas). You willneed plenty of sea salt for this purpose, and many naturalists suggest using 5to 10 cups of sea salt to bath in it.

Magnesium chloride might also be rehydrated and used tomassage the affected areas of the body, similar to some oils. Let theprinciples of Meridian and energy systems guide you: by massaging your legs andfeet, you will work on your lymph system. If you massage you neck andshoulders, you should be able to alleviate the stress, and the massage of theabdomen will improve your digestive system.

Intravenous use of magnesium chloride is also a possibility,but it must be performed by qualified medical personnel after the consultationwith your doctor.

It is recommended to use daily on the skin or three timesper week, if you bath in it. To ensure proper solution of your magnesiumdeficiency you should use magnesium chloride for about two months. It can alsobe used whenever you want to relieve some stress or tension.


Potential problem might be the rash in people sensitive tomagnesium chloride. Stop using this supplement until rash resolves and thenstart the treatment again, and your skin will eventually get used to it.

People suffering from kidney problems should not use thesesupplements. Overdose of magnesium is very rare with the use of magnesiumchloride, but potentially, it might cause arrhythmias, muscle problems or decreaseof reflexes.

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