Some people who suffer from high blood pressure, irregular heartbeat, or cramps or pains may be surprised to learn that a deficiency of one simple mineral - magnesium - may be at the root of the problem. Magnesium helps maintain normal muscle and nerve function, keeps the heart rhythm steady, and bones strong. It is also involved in energy metabolism and protein synthesis. If you take high amounts of calcium daily, you also may have or develop a magnesium deficiency. Most experts suggest that your calcium: magnesium ration should be 2:1. Benefits: Helps to maintain proper muscle function Helps in the development and maintenance of bones and teeth Helps in tissue formation Helps the body to metabolize carbohydrates, fats and proteins A factor in the maintenance of good health Directions: (Adults): Take 1-3 capsule(s) daily or as directed by a health care practitioner.