Magnesium glycerophosphate - it is used in supplementation as the source of an essential microelement in the diet of humans, magnesium. It is characterized by high bioavailability, thanks to which it constitutes an effective form of complementing the supply of this element.
Magnesium deficiencies are mainly associated with painful cramps of muscles. It may indeed be the symptom of deficiencies of this element, which take place relatively often due to the considerable need of the organism for this element and at the same time – its limited supply in a diet. Magnesium ions condition proper nerve transmission, positively influencing the efficiency of neuromotor control and the functions of the nervous system.
Apart from this, magnesium is an important building element of the organism. It positively influences the development and mechanical endurance of bones and epithelial cells. Magnesium deficiencies are related to the development of tooth decay, increased fragility of bones and hair loss.
It is also indicated that proper supply of magnesium is incredibly important in order to maintain optimal mental condition. Its deficiencies are related to the occurrence of depression and supplementation shows positive influence on the stabilization of emotional state in people with such disorders.
The conditions that require magnesium supplementation are the application of hormonal contraception, diuretic drugs, chronic stress and frequent alcohol consumption.