Struggling to Sleep? Try THIS Simple Solution
When you can’t sleep, you can start to feel desperate for a bit of shuteye.
You NEED solutions.
You may have already tried soothing music or meditation. Perhaps you’ve reached for a supplement like melatonin.
Or, if you’re REALLY starting to feel frantic, you could have even resorted to getting a risky prescription for a sleeping pill.
But there’s another supplement you should consider taking. It works in some of the same exact ways as popular sleep drugs like Ambien and Valium. But it comes without all the risks.
The Mineral Secret to Better Sleep
Magnesium is a mineral that serves MANY vital roles in your body.
- It helps produce bone and DNA.
- It’s critical for maintaining healthy blood sugar and blood pressure.
- And it helps regulate muscles, nerves, and your cardiovascular system.
But its benefits don’t end there. You can add “improves sleep” to this already impressive list.
Magnesium acts on specific receptors in the brain that reduce brain cell activity. In fact, it targets the benzodiazepine receptor, which is precisely how popular drugs like Valium and the sleep med Ambien work.
The mineral naturally promotes relaxation by stimulating the production of GABA, a calming neurotransmitter. And it assists in the production of serotonin (the “feel good” hormone) and melatonin (the “sleep” hormone which regulates your circadian rhythm).
Fall Asleep FASTER Stay Asleep LONGER
In a study of older adults battling insomnia, a daily dose of magnesium for eight weeks worked like a charm. Study volunteers fell asleep FASTER, stayed asleep LONGER, and had far FEWER nighttime awakenings. Blood tests showed the mineral naturally increased their melatonin levels.
If you want to take magnesium to help fall asleep at night, I typically recommend 200 milligrams of magnesium glycinate or magnesium citrate about 30 minutes before bed.
Personally, I prefer to get all the magnesium I need from food.
The best food sources of this mineral include fish, legumes, leafy greens, cashews, almonds, chia, and pumpkin seeds.
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“Oral magnesium supplementation for insomnia in older adults: a Systematic Review & Meta-Analysis.” BMC Complement Med Ther. 2021 Apr 17;21(1):125. doi: 10.1186/s12906-021-03297-z. PMID: 33865376; PMCID: PMC8053283.
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