• Cardiovascular health
• Brain function
Serving Size: 1 Capsule
Magnesium (citrate) … 100 mg
Potassium (chloride) … 25 mg
Taurine … 375 mg
Non-medicinal ingredients:Capsule: hypromellose.
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Source: Pharmaceutical synthesis
What Is It?
Magnesium and potassium are minerals and electrolytes that have many major functions, including maintaining the activity of nerves and muscles, regulating water retention and acid-base balance. In a 1988 study on magnesium deficiency, it was reported that "magnesium is the most under-diagnosed electrolyte abnormality." In a nationwide study conducted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture in 1977-78, it was discovered that 75% of the people surveyed were deficient. Deficiencies in potassium can be caused by magnesium deficiency, refined glucose intake, alcohol, exercise-induced water loss, and dietary factors. Potassium deficiencies have become more common today because of refined high salt diets and increasing levels of alcohol consumption. Taurine is the most abundant free amino acid within the heart muscle and shares many of the same functions as magnesium, making it an ideal complement to magnesium requirements without having the gastrointestinal side effects that can occur with a high intake of magnesium.
What Does It Do?Primary Uses: Magnesium, potassium and taurine are essential for healthy cardiovascular function. A deficiency in either magnesium or potassium or both can result in high blood pressure. Study after study has found potassium supplementation effective for lowering blood pressure. Even mild deficiencies in potassium may result in nervous disorders, insomnia, and irregular heartbeat. Nutritional research has been gathered upon taurine's hypotensive activity, membrane stabilization effects and antiarrhythmic activity. In repeated studies, taurine has been effective in minimizing the injurious effects caused by a lack of oxygen to the heart tissues. Secondary Uses: The heart health benefits of magnesium and potassium are mostly due to their electrolyte effects on cells and nerves, supporting the ability of nerves to transmit signals and the ability of muscles to contract.
Who Should Take It?
Mag-K-Taurine is ideal for those looking for a good quality magnesium or mineral supplement to correct a magnesium or electrolyte deficiency. Electrolytes are also important for athletes and those looking for natural blood pressure support and heart health options.
Take 1 capsule four times daily with/without food, or as directed by a qualified health care practitioner.
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