Left untreated, a magnesium deficiency can lead to more life-threatening conditions such as heart disease, hypertension, stroke
, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis, and others.
Magnesium's role in
energy production. One of the primary roles of magnesium is to activate the adenosine triphosphate (ATP), the energy storage molecule, to create and store energy. Without energy, there is no life.
Magnesium's role in relaxing muscles.