• kneepainAs young adults, we have 60-70,000 nerves controlling leg movement from the lumbar spine.
  • By our 70’s, we’ve lost around 30-60% of those nerves
  • Muscles need to receive a proper signal from the nervous system to tell them to contract, allowing us to move around
  • Nerve loss is primary cause of muscle wasting as we age



Can you regenerate nerves and muscles in your legs? YESMOVE & EXERCISE!

Healthy muscles have surviving nerves that can send new branches to rescue muscles and stop them wasting away. Movement also oxygenates cells, flexes the protective and flexible fascia, and moves cellular debris out into nearby lymph nodes for expulsion.


Have you noticed that during winter, when you are likely not as active as during summer, your leg muscles shrink? In part it is because you have not been exercising your thousands of nerves in those legs. Now, as you get out and about during better weather, pay attention to your legs — how they start firming up gradually. They are twitching for activity!


Nerve health is critical to overall muscular-skeletal fitness. This is where the mineral Magnesium is vital. It is a Master Mineral that controls thousands of enzyme reactions in the body, including other minerals (especially calcium). It also is responsible for cellular energy,AND proper nerve functioning (especially for pain relief, muscle relaxing, etc.).

As a topical spray, Magnesium Chloride is absorbed by the body fully 100% within 20 minutes of application to a location or lymph node area. It would be invaluable, therefore, to administer the topical Magnesium to the legs, ankles, feet before exercising, and/or afterwards. This especially helps with leg cramps.

Visit our Magnesium section on our website for more information: http://www.solomonsseal.net/Magnesium.html

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About C. Forrest McDowell, PhD

I am blessed to be a co-steward for over 30 years of the beautiful 22-acre Cortesia Sanctuary outside Eugene, Oregon, with my partner, Tricia Clark-McDowell. My lifelong interests in wellness care, psychology, nature, music composition & performance, writing, and meditation fuel my celebration for life. My form of service is founded upon the elemental practice of kindness and reverence for life. Of course, to understand the value of deep respect for life, we also have to accept irreverence as part of human nature and to know that it can be very disruptive and destructive to peace, safety, beauty, joy and love.

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