Magnesium is... great for headaches
Did you know that Magnesium is not only helpful in relaxing your muscles but can actually help with headaches too?
Headaches can be a sign of stress: hunched shoulders, tight neck muscles – we all know the effects stress can have on our bodies. But did you know that the tension can actually spread to the dozen muscles of our scalp and create headaches?
Magnesium can lessen the tension and help muscles relax which helps ease tension headaches. Magnesium is not only great for helping with tension-related headaches but also with migraines, PMS headaches and post-traumatic headaches.
1️⃣ Magnesium relaxes the blood vessels and allows them to dilate, reducing the spasms and constrictions that can cause migraines.
2️⃣ Magnesium regulates the actions of brain neurotransmitters and inflammatory substances. When unbalanced, those play a big role in migraines.
3️⃣ Magnesium inhibits excess platelet aggregation, preventing the formation of tiny clots that can block blood vessels and cause pain.
4️⃣ Magnesium relaxes muscles and prevents the build-up of lactic acid which can worsen the pain.
To read more about this Friday Fact, visit: https://betteryou.com/health-hub/magnesium-for-muscle-tension-how-it-works-and-how-to-choose-the-right-type-of-supplement/