Topical Magnesium and Skin Care
Medical professionals have confidently suggested oral magnesium supplements to their patients for years when addressing various conditions or common deficiencies. Now, research has proven that magnesium levels can be affected through topical administration without increasing magnesium to dangerous levels. This safe-to-suggest mode of delivery opens up new possibilities when addressing skin conditions or comorbiditities from other conditions.
Magnesium and Skin Hydration
Magnesium acts as a master mineral to direct water into cells while making the best use of the moisture available. Your patients may see a magnesium deficiency presenting itself through chronic dry skin, an increase in scratching, or other changes to their skin’s appearance. Applying topical magnesium helps to address this common mineral deficiency while providing additional moisturizing properties through its lotion form.
Magnesium is the most effective nutrient for balancing cellular hydration across the body and the obvious choice when considering the health of your skin.
Professionals are now suggesting topical magnesium more often as the relationship between magnesium and the body’s processes becomes more evident. Topical application can be used in support oral supplementation, allowing for targeted applications on specific body parts, or as a stand-alone way to experience magnesium and its benefits.
Magnesium naturally enhances the skin’s hydration while reducing inflammation. Dermatitis has been linked to low serum levels of magnesium within the patient. Magnesium offers professionals new possibilities for dermatitis in adults and has been proven highly effective in treating painful diaper dermatitis. Studies have shown that topical magnesium is actually superior to hydrocortisone creams when treating atopic dermatitis.
Patients with severe burns experience exudative losses of magnesium, with this effect increasing depending on the burn's severity. The quick depletion of magnesium and other minerals requires supplementation to address deficiency while reducing the patient’s risk for infection and sepsis. As the skin continues to heal, further efforts to reduce drying and cracking lend itself to topical applications and benefit of magnesium.
General Skin Inflammation
Beauty regiments have for centuries taken advantage of Dead Sea water its high levels of magnesium ions. These ions have been shown to help reduce the symptoms of inflammatory skin disease by suppressing Langerhans cells. Regular topical application of magnesium is another option to suggest for overall skin health to help soothe irritations while providing simple relief from inflammation.
Magnesium deficiency has long been identified as a significant contributor to chronic body inflammation, a notable risk factor for diabetes. Hypomagnesemia is often accompanied by foot ulcers as magnesium deficiency have shown correlations to the development of neuropathy and abnormal platelet activity. Topical magnesium may help to address diabetic foot ulcers while improving overall skin microvasculature in diabetic patients.
Choosing A Topical Solution
Why ReMag Lotion?
ReMag LotionReMag® Lotion comes with a concentrated magnesium chloride solution of 60,000 ppm and is gentle enough for every daily use. Your patient's skin will benefit from the hydrophillic effects of magnesium without leaving the skin oily or slippery.
ReMagReMag Lotion is made with from our trusted ReMag magnesium solution and was designed to work cohesively with your skin and body for the best results. ReMag's unique picometer size has been proven to increase serum magnesium in under 4 hours, and with only 1 dose. Our magnesium supplement's highly-available form allows for more of the nutrient to reach the cells.
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