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If I could only take 2 supplements, I'd take Vitamin D and Magnesium Glycinate - REVISED
Posted by Reviewer1230275 on Oct 31, 2012
I have been having problems with insomnia for twenty years, sleeping only about four hours and needing medication to get more than that. I took benzodiazepines for several years but became concerned about long term effects and stopped them. After much searching, I found information on magnesium that made me think I was very likely deficient. Insomnia, eye twitching, muscle cramps, and digestive problems all pointed in that direction. I decided to try this particular product because pairing magnesium with glycine makes it more easily absorbed and gentler on the digestive system. After two weeks of taking one capsule twice a day, I am sleeping 6-7 hours a night, I have more energy and feel generally happier, though I wasn't depressed before, and my sinuses are clearer (something I hadn't even considered)in the midst of fall allergy season. I've upped my calcium consumption some, adding a couple cups of almond milk each day to balance out the magnesium. Do some research - see how important magnesium is as a catalyst to so many life processes. And then try this!! Update: After the third week I began having some negative side-effects, persistent gas and diarrhea, so had to cut back dramatically. Again, not sleeping well. Too bad, it was great for the short-term. Changing from 5 stars to 3.
Good form of magnesium
Posted by truevitality on May 30, 2012
Magnesium glycinate is a good absorbable form to get your magnesium without getting the runs.
Posted by maarithm on May 07, 2014
Imeytyy hyvin, vaikuttaa eli vähentää kramppeja. Ei tarpeettomia lisä- tms. aineita. Käytän jatkuvasti.
Seems to be free of magnesium sterate
Posted by Reviewer1499149 on Sep 14, 2012
It is hard to find supplements free of magnesium sterate. I'm not sure what is in the "vegetable capsule", so I hope that it doesn't include the mag.sterate. Since I'm not sure about the capsule, I am giving it only 4 vs 5 stars. This is good stuff with NO after-taste.
Magnesium Glycinate without excipients
Posted by grainfreeliving on Jul 22, 2015
As this is a capsule, you are only taking magnesium (the best form for absorption I was told by my healthcare practitioner) without fillers and binders. I feel this is worth the extra cost for that reason. Its a smaller capsule as well.
Posted by 4702903026970058616 on Jun 13, 2014
Good product and good price. Was recommended these by a GP
- Did not bother to finish the bottle -
Posted by 5350878034047566796 on Aug 18, 2016
Although I suffered no adverse effects from taking this product, I unfortunately did not enjoy any pleasant effects either. I hoped this product would help me with: 1. Nervousness and anxiety 2. Difficulty relaxing 3. Difficulty getting to sleep It was touted as an easily absorbed form of magnesium thus alleviating the above complaints. Alas, it was not to be!
Posted by 5377662552527822431 on Jun 24, 2015
excellent product highly recommend
Posted by Reviewer2535502 on Dec 13, 2015
I like taking it, it has not bowel loosening side effects and seems to have a good amount of magnesium. Its also free from any bad fillers
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