Magnesium oxide is the LEAST absorbable form, and should be avoided.
Chelated forms - lactate, citrate, malate, glycinate, gluconate, etc. - are generally well absorbed.Answer 2
Doctor J's given you some good info there mate ?
magnesium oxide is extremely hard to digest.
chelated forms of calcium and magnesium, preferably powdered are by the easiest to assimilate ?
Foods rich in Tryptophan will help induce natural sleep and aid in reducing anxiety and tension.
Avoid caffeine for a few hours before bedtime too.
foods rich in Tryptophan are bananas, cottage cheese, milk, meat, fish, turkey, bananas, dried dates, peanuts and all protein rich foods ............. turkey sandwiches for supper may just do the trick buddy......... :0)
Have a soothing cup of organic loose leaf chamomile tea this could be the sleep remedy you need too?
The tea bag and commercial varieties of herbal teas such as chamomile tea could never be of any therapeutic value as they have had so much of the essential oils pulverised from them .......... only organic will do buddy ?
Also, try putting a few drops of pure essential lavender oil into a warm bath and soak in that for 15 minutes just before bedtime the lavender oil is a great natural stress reliever and will relax you enormously ?
For more difficult insomnia, try 1mg of melatonin sublingually (dissolved under the tongue) 15 minutes before bedtime?any good health food store will be able to provide you with all these things?
Naturally resolving the problem will always be the best way .... :0)
hope this helps you a bit ?
GNLD's Cal-Mag. It's made from egg shells (not C.dolomite which is bone meal or C.carbonate which is chalk) and is in a balanced 2:1 ratio - how your body prefers it.
Plus it's double-chelated, so not only do you have the minerals going where they need, it will also 'pull out' heavy metals/toxins on the way out.Answer 4