To combat the symptoms of spring asthenia - such as fatigue, tiredness and drowsiness - magnesium has been found to be the best ally
Spring asthenia is here: what is it and how to combat itAt some point we have all gone through a stage in which it seemed that any effort did not cost a world and in which fatigue had taken hold of us, although perhaps at that time we did not know we were suffering from fatigue.
Fatigue is the feeling of extreme tiredness, exhaustion, or weakness that can make everyday tasks more difficult.
The causes can be physical or psychological and are usually linked to overwork, dietary errors, overtraining, sedentary lifestyle, the early stages of pregnancy, lack of sleep, side effects of some medications or stress situations maintained in time.
As a consequence, the body increases the need for certain vitamins and minerals that are consumed in greater quantities, such as vitamins B, C and E and trace elements Cu, Mn, Zn and Se.
With the arrival of spring, more than the first half of the population suffers from fatigue, apart from symptoms such as tiredness and drowsiness during the day, lack of energy, sleep disturbances, irritability, anxiety, headaches, lack of motivation and concentration problems.
The main causes are the change of the seasons, with the rise in temperatures, the increase in the hours of daylight, the change of daylight hours and the modification of the daily routine.
Magnesium, the great ally
To combat all these symptoms, magnesium has been found to be the best ally. Magnesium is an essential mineral for the body as it plays an important role in nervous regulation and in the relaxation and concentration of muscles, actively participating in more than 300 chemical reactions.
Magnesium is found in frequently consumed foods such as cocoa, seeds and nuts, wheat germ, brewer's yeast, whole grains, legumes, and leafy vegetables.
It is also found, although to a lesser extent, in meats, dairy products and fruits, however sometimes the body has difficulties absorbing it and therefore it is estimated that between 15 and 20% of the population is deficient in magnesium, a mineral essential for good school and professional performance.
The symptoms of its deficiency are lack of memory and learning difficulties, it also contributes to muscle relaxation and its deficiency can translate into cramps and constant fatigue.
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