The Super Nutrient Most of Us Are Missing with Dhru Purohit - Dr. Mark Hyman

The Super Nutrient Most of Us Are Missing with Dhru Purohit

 

  

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Magnesium participates in over 600 enzymatic reactions in the body—it’s used for so much, yet 60% of Americans aren’t getting enough of this key nutrient.

So what’s the deal? Why is magnesium so essential? What makes us so deficient? What does deficiency look like? And, most importantly, what can we do to bring up our levels? Today on The Dhru Purohit Podcast, Dhru walks us through all of that and more.

In this episode, we dive into:  

  • What magnesium does in the body (8:08)
  • Why we’re so deficient in magnesium (10:00)
  • Signs of magnesium deficiency (16:02)
  • How to test magnesium levels (18:12)
  • Stress and magnesium deficiency (20:08)
  • Muscle cramps and magnesium (24:12)
  • Magnesium and the cardiovascular system (28:02)
  • How magnesium can help with constipation (28:59)
  • How to resolve magnesium deficiency (30:11)
  • The top forms of magnesium (32:24)
  • Vitamin B6 and magnesium absorption (46:14)

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Wishing you health and happiness,
Mark Hyman, MD
Mark Hyman, MD

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Mark Hyman, MD

Mark Hyman, MD is the Founder and Director of The UltraWellness Center, the Head of Strategy and Innovation of Cleveland Clinic's Center for Functional Medicine, and a 13-time New York Times Bestselling author.

If you are looking for personalized medical support, we highly recommend contacting Dr. Hyman’s UltraWellness Center in Lenox, Massachusetts today.


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If you are looking for personalized medical support, we highly recommend contacting Dr. Hyman’s UltraWellness Center in Lenox, Massachusetts today.

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