Magtein® has become quite a popular brand for consuming magnesium supplements. 

Magnesium plays a critical role in our body and is crucial for performing functions like photosynthesis, glucose control, enzyme reaction, muscle function, and nerve function.

It also supports brain health and improves learning ability, working memory, and cognitive function.

What is Magtein®? 

Magtein® or Magnesium L-threonate is a form of the essential mineral called Magnesium (Mg) combined with an ascorbic acid metabolite, threonic acid.

Magnesium L-threonate is a high-quality magnesium supplement superior to any other form of magnesium supplement. It has the unique ability to increase the magnesium level in nerve cells and the brain. And it also helps to cross the blood-brain barrier.

According to research, Magtein® helps to preserve cognitive function in adults like short-long term memory loss, learning abilities, and focus [1]. The studies show that this supplement can support nerve signaling pathways and maintain synaptic connections among brain cells.

Magtein®® is the most bioavailable form of Magnesium supplement. It has higher absorption, leading to better health benefits for brain health and the nervous system.

Magnesium L-threonate can help improve the deficiency of Magnesium. It also contains Vitamins C and D3.

2 capsules of Magtein® contain 144 mg of Magnesium, 60 mg of Vitamin C, 10 mcg of vitamin D3, and cellulose.

Possible Benefits of Magtein®

Magtein® has several health benefits, such as improving muscular function, bone formation, better digestion, and helping with the nervous system.

Aids the Nervous System

As per research, consuming Magnesium L-threonate is good for your nervous system because it can help with learning, focus, and concentration, improve sleep, and boost mood and energy production.

Increases the Brain’s Magnesium Levels

According to research, no other standard dosage of magnesium forms, like Magnesium Sulfate, Magnesium Citrate, or Magnesium Gluconate, has shown any significant improvement in brain level. While consuming Magtein® supplement was found to be better at crossing the brain-blood barrier. L-threonic acid is highest in this magnesium supplement which increases mineral uptake.

Improves Brain Health

Magnesium is essential for our brain to function smoothly. Magnesium L-Threonine can help increase the level of this mineral in the brain. Studies show that it has a positive impact on cognitive function and health.

If you have low Magnesium in the body, it may result in the firing of nerves instead of resting. It helps to promote neuroplasticity and also helps in the formation of new connections in the brain’s memory center [2].

Improves Memory

Studies show that magnesium L-threonate supplementation can enhance learning abilities and improve memory performance [3].

Some studies suggest that it also improves dementia, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety, Depression, and other cognitive decline related to aging.

Helps with Anxiety

Magnesium supplements can help in relieving stress and attain mental calm. As per research studies, Magtein® can fulfill the deficiency of Magnesium in the body.

Can Help with Depression

A deficiency in Magnesium can lead to depression and mood disorders. Magnesium L-threonate supplements can help normalize the magnesium levels in the brain and aid mood disorders.

Helps with ADHD

Studies show magnesium supplements help promote higher attention span, concentration levels, and behavior control.

Magtein® is a more bioavailable form of this supplement. It has improved attentional control and hyperactivity in kids with ADHD syndrome. 

Improves Sleep

A deficiency in Magnesium can disrupt your sleep and increases the number of interruption while sleeping. It can also cause chronic insomnia.

Helps with Migraine

Symptom of migraine includes intense pain, vomiting, nausea, and sensitivity to light. A deficiency in Magnesium may result in severe headaches and cluster headaches.

Research suggests that Magtein® supplement can help with Migrain.

Helps with Premenstrual Syndrome

Research suggests that symptoms related to PMS in women can significantly improve if you get adequate levels of Magnesium in the diet.

Magtein® supplements can help improve symptoms of pain, fluid retention, and frequent mood changes.

Magtein® Side Effects 

Magnesium L-threonate supplements are usually safe to consume. But excess doses of supplements can cause serious life-threatening side effects.

It can result in irregular heartbeat, low blood pressure, and intense headache. And can also cause gut health-related issues like vomiting, diarrhea, and nausea.

You should avoid this medicine if you have any issues related to kidneys or kidney dysfunction.

Magtein® Dosages 

Currently, there is no specific or recommended dosage. However, 200-400 gm per day is the standard dose as recommended by the company.

Bottomline: Magtein® Benefits and Side-Effects

Magtein® is a mix of two chemicals Magnesium and L-threonate. It is a brand name that is trademarked and patented for Magnesium L-threonate.

Magnesium L-threonate is a bioavailable supplement that provides better mineral absorption into the body. It offers several health benefits improving cognitive development, focus, attention span, and brain function.

Though it is safe to consume, excess use of these supplements can result in chronic diseases or life-threatening situations.

Disclaimer: This article is only a guide. It does not substitute the advice given by your own healthcare professional. Before making any health-related decision, consult your healthcare professional.

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