Home Remedies – Migraine Headaches
Most people prefer to try and find a natural remedy for their ailments. Natural or home remedies for migraine headaches are often overlooked in favour of using a drug. This is because most people are so desperate to find relief for this notoriously debilitating condition that they seek the help of a doctor of medic. Continue reading Natural Remedies – Migraines
Calcium, the most important mineral for bones?
Well, actually no it isn’t. What about Magnesium, the forgotten mineral? There’s no denying that Calcium is important but in this modern age, we seem to be over consuming this alkaline metal. Calcium should be found mostly in the bones and teeth but I’m afraid it’s being found in all kinds of places where it shouldn’t be. Continue reading Magnesium, The Forgotten Mineral
Why do muscles cramp up?
Well, to put it simply, when you exercise, your muscles have to do a lot of quick-fire contraction and relaxation. If there is too much Calcium (Ca), which is the element that causes contraction of the muscles and too little Magnesium (Mg), the element that causes relaxation of the muscles, the result will be muscle cramps and lactic acid buildup. Without Mg the muscles can’t relax, hence you get muscle spasms or cramps where the muscle is continually contracting and that contraction cannot release into relaxation. Continue reading Magnesium and Working Out