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POSTED ON MARCH 13, 2022 BY TORONTO FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE CENTRE
Magnesium supplements are always available on store shelves, but do you need to buy them? A functional medicine practitioner in Toronto would likely explain that increasing magnesium levels – via diet or supplements – could provide numerous advantages to your daily life, especially for a personalized medicine plan.
When patients from our private practice learn about magnesium, they’re surprised by how magnesium deficiencies have led to health issues, such as insomnia, heart disease, metabolic syndrome, chronic conditions – this list can go on and on. Clearly, magnesium plays a role in the attainment and maintenance of optimal health.
Magnesium: The Naturopathic Functional Medicine Approach
So what should Toronto patients know about magnesium? We’ve highlighted some facts to help you understand the importance of magnesium:
Truly, magnesium is crucial for our daily lives. Many health care practitioners will agree that a myriad of patients already have insufficient magnesium – so let’s start embracing magnesium today.
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How should you add magnesium to a bespoke health care program? Let’s help you understand magnesium to encourage optimal health.
The Toronto Functional Medicine Centre is accepting new patients for virtual and in-person visits. Our functional medicine practitioners have an integrative approach to care for patients, with a focus on naturopathic and allopathic/western medicine.
Some of our integrative medicine treatments may include naturopathy, Traditional Chinese Medicine, eastern medicine, acupuncture for pain relief, clinical nutrition, medically-supervised IV therapy, and functional medicine testing. Our integrative care and evidence-based approach can be applied to the following conditions, among others: chronic disease symptoms, pain management, hormone imbalances, infertility, understanding lifestyle factors, and anti-aging concerns.
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Disclaimer: The information in this article is designed for educational purposes only and is not intended to be a substitute for informed medical advice or care. This information should not be used to diagnose or treat any health problems or illnesses without consulting a doctor. Consult with a health care practitioner before relying on any information in this article or on this website.
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