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Should I take magnesium in the a.m. or p.m?

By Anonymous May 27, 2015 - 6:26am
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my question was not answered.. when is the best time to take magnessium, in the morning or evening. I took 250 mg last night and could not get to sleep and kept waking up

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Hello Anonymous,

Did your primary care physician recommend that you take a magnesium supplement or did you decide to on your own? Why are you taking this supplement?

Difficulty sleeping is one sign of a magnesium deficiency. Anonymous, have you had a problem with sleeping before last night?

Take your magnesium supplement at the same time as you take your other vitamins to ensure maximum absorption. Taking Vitamin C with your magnesium may help your body absorb the supplement more efficiently.

Take your magnesium supplement on an empty stomach if you are having problems with absorption. Sometimes the food in your stomach can interfere with your body's ability to absorb magnesium.

The morning, before breakfast, might be a better time for you.


May 27, 2015 - 8:31am
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