IF YOU'VE HAD A CONCUSSION – You Need More of this Mineral STAT

Following a concussion (traumatic brain injury; TBI) – which can be either mild, moderate, or severe in nature – the brain suffers a significant loss of magnesium, which needs to be corrected for healing to take place. An excerpt from “The Next Generation in Brain Recovery and Neuroregeneration” (1) – JPANDS 2017 – “Brain magnesium levels fall rapidly following the acute phase of a TBI, and replenishing levels to their normal values has been shown to prevent and reverse neurological injury (2, 3). Magnesium has also been shown to promote sciatic nerve regeneration (4) and rapid recovery from major depression (5).” The magnesium depletion (deficiency) that occurs post-TBI increases oxidative

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