Supplements for your well-being
You get a lot of nutrients from what you eat, but is it enough to fend off symptoms of deficiency or illnesses such as osteoporosis? Supplements are essential for good health, and women need them for health concerns such as hormonal balance and bone health. If you haven’t started taking any supplements, here is what you can start with:
Magnesium is a vital mineral that helps keep your blood pressure normal and heart rhythm stable. A shortage can result in sleeping difficulties, anxiety and cramps. It’s also good for relaxing muscles, including heart muscles. And, when taken with calcium, especially at night, it helps lower blood pressure.
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