Vian Posted June 25, 2013 Share Posted June 25, 2013 So, no idea if this is the right place to ask about this, but here goes. A while back, I got some Natural Calm magnesium suppliment. It's supposed to calm you and help with muscle cramps and the like. The first night I took some before bed, I could NOT get to sleep. I normally have no issues getting to sleep except on rare occasions when I'm particularly anxious about something. I didn't really take any more of the Natural Calm because I don't like the taste. I've taken it a few times, but not with any regularity and usually earlier in the day rather than before bed. Lately, I've been having a lot of random muscle spasms - no pain, just lots of twitching, and it moves around my body. The other day it was my glute/hamstring area, sometimes it will be in my upper arm, other times it will be my calf, etc. I took a different magnesium suppliment that my mom has lastnight that is a different chelate of magnesium and is supposed to be even more absorbable than magnesium citrate such as in Natural Calm. Lastnight in bed I kept having weird anxiety wake me up as I started to drift off. I would be drifting off to sleep, and then get that feeling in my midsection of an adrenalin dump and wake up with my heart rate elevated. I thought magnesium was supposed to calm you, not give you anxiety! what is going on?? Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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