Magnesium is a nutrient that the body needs to stay healthy. Magnesium is important for many processes in the body, including regulating muscle and nerve function, blood sugar levels, and blood pressure and making protein, bone, and DNA. Thanks to Bayer (Monsanto), our foods literally do not have minerals and irons any more. Find out why magnesium deficiency occurs, what symptoms it causes and what you need to do. KOSA Acupuncture in Gaithersburg, MD understands that magnesium is very essential for the liver to work properly.