Calcium and Magnesium Changed My Life
think all women going through perimenopause
and menopause who are troubled by hot flashes
and night sweats should be aware of this story....Now
I can face each day feeling refreshed...
I made a pretty unexpected discovery. Here's the story.
While visiting my brother a couple of months ago, he served
seafood for dinner. Since I hadn't had hard shell crabs
for a long time, I ate and ate probably 5 large
crabs. Leading up to this dinner, I had been experiencing
hot flashes and night sweats for several months. I'm
53 years old and am going through the "change"
and had not had a good night's sleep for a long timeuntil
that night after eating the hard shell crabs! I was
puzzled as to why I slept so well, so I reviewed what
I had eaten that mighthave contributed to this much-needed
good fortune. The only thing that was different was
Now my curiosity was excited. I went onto the Internet
to investigate what was found in shellfish that may
have helped me get a restful night's sleep. I found
shellfish contains selenium and magnesium. Selenium
is described as an antioxidant, but magnesium I discovered
has been beneficial for a multitude of symptoms and
ailments. Based on the experience I had with the crabs,
and seeing that magnesium, besides working well with
calcium (which I need as well) also may have some benefit
for insomnia and aid in the transmission of neurotransmitters
in the brain relating to hormonal balance, I decided
to give calcium/magnesium a try.
I've been using Nature's Bounty 1000 Calcium/500 Magnesium
supplement for about two months. Initially, I tried
taking just one tablet about one hour before bed. I
saw some improvement in the number of times I wakened
during the night due to night sweats. Instead of nine
or ten times, I woke only two or three times. This was
terrific! Since then, I have started taking one in the
morning and one a night. Now the episodes of hot flashes
during the day and night sweats during the night have
DISAPPEARED!! What a difference these minerals have
made in my life.
I think all women going through perimenopause and menopause
who are troubled by hot flashes and night sweats should
be aware of this story. I have been spreading this news
to co-workers and friends who are going through this
time in their lives. Many of them are using estrogen
to combat the symptoms. I think this natural way is
so much better.
Now I can face each day feeling refreshed and not having
to look forward to hot flashes all through my busy day.
As of the writing, one of my co-workers began taking the
supplement a couple of months ago. I saw her recently
and asked how she was doing with the hot flashes and
night sweats. She told me they had disappeared!!
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