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4 Ways Transdermal Magnesium Can Help Your Sore Joints When It's Cold

Winter's here, and while the snow might look beautiful, the cold weather gets a frosty reception from me when it comes to how my knees and knuckles feel.


I think they grumble more in winter because our bodies want to conserve heat, so they cleverly direct blood flow to vital organs, leaving joints and extremities with less blood flow. This reduced circulation can lead to stiffness and discomfort.


So how can a warm Epsom salt bath or magnesium oil massage help our joints to not be jealous of their lack of attention when it’s chilly?

a warm Salt & Oil epsom salt bath can ease your joints when it's cold in winter

Magnesium can improve blood flow 

Magnesium helps improve blood circulation, which is crucial in cold weather. Better circulation means warmer, happier joints, which translates to less stiffness and pain.

Magnesium can reduce inflammation

Magnesium has anti-inflammatory properties, which can help soothe those inflamed joints. Imagine inflammation as a crowded room where everyone’s shouting and demanding attention. Magnesium steps in like a calm, wise mediator, quieting things down and bringing order to the chaos. So, when your knees are throwing a temper tantrum, remember your magnesium mediator.

Magnesium can relax muscles

Muscle tension can put additional strain on your joints, making them feel even worse. Magnesium helps relax and ease muscle tension, giving your joints a much-needed break. Magnesium is your own personal mini massage therapist.

Magnesium can support collagen production

Collagen is a protein that helps maintain the integrity of your cartilage, the cushion between your joints. Magnesium supports your body’s ability to produce collagen, keeping your cartilage healthy and your joints well-padded. Just like you want more padded, cosy boots for a comfortable walk when it's winter, use your magnesium every day for some extra joint cushioning.


How to use your transdermal (through the skin) magnesium

Simply relax in a warm magnesium bath, or apply magnesium oil directly onto your affected joints.

use Salt & Oil NZ magnesium oil spray to soothe sore joints

It isn’t a miracle cure, and there are no guarantees, but maintaining good supplies of magnesium is beneficial to you in so many other ways, that it might be worth a try if you experience sore joints when it's cold.

This blog post is for informational purposes only and is not intended as medical advice. Always consult with a healthcare professional before starting any new treatment or supplement.

Dionne x

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