Benefits of Magnesium for Women with PCOS - Fast&Up

Vital Role Of Magnesium in PCOS


PCOS being a lifestyle disorder not a disease which many people mistaken…. The root cause is very similar as compared to Diabetes Mellitus, insulin resistance and poor lifestyle. Many people are treated by giving OCP’s or steroids which is not the proper way since it causes weight gain in later part which again bounces back the vicious cycle…

A proper lifestyle by having high fiber diet with good healthy fats combined with proteins + physical activity would help to get back the hormones on the track. There are some other key nutrients and minerals crucial in PCOS like Vitamin D, Calcium, Copper, and Magnesium which shouldn’t be ignored by anyone.

Magnesium helps maintain heartbeat, regulate enzymes, muscles contraction, DNA protection, regulating electrolyte balance.

In PCOS, here are the following important role of Magnesium –

  • Regulate cortisol levels – Cortisol is a stress hormone which is regulated by Mg. Women with PCOS generally have high levels of cortisol which is also why they gain most of the fat around the waist hence magnesium is extremely critical for women with PCOS.
  • Mood swings – Mg deficiency can lead to depression, anxiety, mood swings, insomnia which many PCOS women face.
  • Suppress craving – Many people get sweet cravings throughout the day which is not good. This indicates there is Mg deficiency…
  • Improves follicle quality – Proper supplementation of Mg for 3-4 months has helped many women to conceive with well-balanced nutrition.
  • Reduces CRP levels – This indicates an inflammatory state which 80% PCOS women faces. Having Mg supplementation would help in decreasing these levels.
  • Reduces insulin levels therefore decrease in BMI – weight control

The American Diabetes Association, supports the use of magnesium to improve blood sugar control in people with diabetes. Another way to increase your magnesium levels through food includes nuts, beans, and spinach. The recommended dietary allowance (RDA) for magnesium is 360 mg (women ages 14-18); 310 mg (women ages 19-30); and 320 mg (women 31 and older). These amounts increase by 40 mg during pregnancy.

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Geeta Bhatia Thorat

-Expert and Writer

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