Do you experience symptoms of seasonal allergies? Magnesium may help ease your breathing. This mineral helps relieve constricted airways in the lungs. One study found that lab animals severely deficient in magnesium had higher blood levels of histamine when exposed to allergens than animals getting enough magnesium. If you are going to add a magnesium supplement to your diet, make sure the amount in your multi and additional supplement of magnesium do not exceed 350 mg combined.
(Study: Prevention Magazine. Online at www.prevention.com.)