During menopause, estrogen levels start to decline, which means magnesium levels are also dropping. To help with a number of menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes and night sweats, magnesium can make a huge difference
Low magnesium intake may increase vulnerability to primary postmenopausal osteoporosis (PPMO).
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Also see: Osteoporosis