The Best Kind Of Magnesium For Anxiety

The Best Kind Of Magnesium For Anxiety

Wait, there are different kinds of magnesium…?

Magnesium is an important mineral that your body needs for over 300 functions.

It’s essential to get enough magnesium into your diet. 

But there are so many kinds of magnesium, it can get really confusing standing in the supplement aisle or looking online. Which is going to benefit you the most and which is going to give you some unwanted side effects?

Why does your body need magnesium?

Magnesium performs many functions in your body. It aids in muscle development and healing, nerve growth and regeneration, hormonal balance, protein production, energy production, and much more.




What foods can I get magnesium from?

You can get a lot of the magnesium you need from your food. Foods that contain high amounts of magnesium are:

  • Avocados

  • Almonds

  • Bananas

  • Black beans

  • Broccoli

  • Cashews

  • Dark chocolate

  • Edamame

  • Pumpkin seeds

  • Spinach

  • Yogurt


The more demanding your life circumstances are, the more magnesium you need.


So, if you’re pregnant, building muscle, ill, or have a chronic deficiency then you’ll need to add a magnesium supplement to your daily routine.


What does it look like if I don’t have enough magnesium?

Long-term lack of magnesium can result in muscle cramps, heart palpitations, anxiety, panic attacks, insomnia, and other health issues.





Which magnesium is in my Sero-02?

Sero contains Magnesium Malate because it is the type of magnesium that’s most helpful in lowering anxiety levels and improving sleep.


Mg malate is very easily absorbed into the body, which makes it a desirable form of magnesium to have.


Additionally, Mg malate decreases muscle pain and cramping at night which improves sleep.


What other kinds of magnesium are there?

Magnesium Citrate

Mg citrate helps your body absorb other magnesium as well as get your digestive tract moving. If you’re feeling constipated, some Mg citrate is what you need.


Magnesium Glycinate

Mg gluconate helps with muscle regeneration and health as well as insomnia and cramps caused by magnesium deficiency. This is one of the best magnesium supplements to use if you suffer from kidney disorders that cause magnesium deficiency.


Magnesium Chloride

Mg chloride is most often used topically on the skin for joint pain and muscle aches caused by overuse.


Magnesium L-threonate

Mg L-threonate can cross the blood-brain barrier. This means it can help boost cognitive functions by improving neural health.


Magnesium Hydroxide

Mg hydroxide is used in a lot of skincare products as it helps with topical inflammation and is antimicrobial. It’s used to help prevent the spread of bacterial infections on the skin while reducing redness and swelling.






Magnesium Sulfate

You may call Mg sulfate by another name… Epsom salts! Used as a soaking agent, Mg sulfate can ease muscle aches and pain. Used intravenously, Mg sulfate can ease high blood pressure in women with preeclampsia.


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Magnesium Oxide

Mg oxide is not absorbed as easily as the other forms of magnesium. However, it is still useful as a digestive aid to relieve indigestion and heartburn. 





So, what’s the best kind of magnesium for you?

That depends on why you need it!

If you’re taking Sero-02 to help calm your anxiety then Mg malate is definitely what you need. That's why we put it in Sero-02!

However, if you’ve just gone on a hike or developed some sweat-based acne, then Mg sulfate and Mg hydroxide should be used.

You can take two types of magnesium at the same time! Just be aware that you can experience some intestinal cramping and possible diarrhea if you overdo it.

Sero sources the highest quality Mg malate to ensure you get maximum absorption and benefit from your Sero-02.





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