Recently, a customer inquired about magnesium sulfate, saying that there are a lot of health products have magnesium sulfate above this component, want to know what role magnesium sulfate plays in health products.
Magnesium plays an extremely important role in the metabolism of sugars and proteins. Magnesium should be added to children who have indigestion and vitamin D during growth and development. Magnesium has many physiological functions similar to potassium. Because the clinical manifestation of magnesium deficiency is similar to that of potassium deficiency, magnesium deficiency is often neglected. In potassium deficiency after potassium supplement and symptoms are still not improved, the possibility of magnesium deficiency should be considered first, so that hypomagnesemia can be corrected in time. Therefore, long-term infusion of patients, in addition to potassium at the same time to pay attention to magnesium. One gram of magnesium sulfate was added to the daily infusion to prevent hypomagnesemia.
In the medical field, magnesium sulfate powder can be applied externally to reduce swelling, used to treat limb swelling after trauma, help improve rough skin. Magnesium sulfate soluble in water, do not absorb take orally, the magnesium ion and sulfate ions in aqueous solution are not easy to absorbed by the intestinal wall, make the intestinal higher osmotic pressure, fluid moisture to move, lumen lumen volume increases, the intestinal wall expansion, thus stimulating bowel wall of afferent nerve endings, reflex sexual ground to cause intestinal peristalsis increases with the catharsis, its role in the intestine, so fast and strong .For catharsis and duodenal drainage agent.
Intravenous and muscular injections of magnesium sulfate are mainly used for anticonvulsants, which can cause blood vessel dilatation and lead to decreased blood pressure. Due to the central inhibitory effect of magnesium sulfate and skeletal muscle relaxation, antihypertensive effect, it is mainly used for relieving convulsions such as eclampsia and tetanus, and also for the treatment of hypertension crisis.Also used as an antidote to barium salt.