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Calcium and Magnesium for Insomnia.

 Insomnia is an inability to fall asleep or remain asleep long enough to feel rested, especially when the problem continues over time. Most sleeping pills, especially when taken over long
 periods of time, can have multiple side effects. The
drugs stay in the bloodstream, give a hangover effect the next day and beyond, and can increase the risk of
car and work accidents. They also impair memory

and performance on the job and at home.
Calcium helps the brain
use the amino acid tryptophan to manufacture the
 sleep-inducing substance melatonin. This explains
 why dairy products, which contain both tryptophan
and calcium, are one of the top sleep-inducing foods.
 In magnesium deficiency, chronic insomnia is one of
the main, central symptoms. Sleep is usually agitated
 with frequent night time awakenings. On the other
 hand, a high magnesium, low aluminum diet has been
 found to be associated with deeper, less interrupted
 sleep.

For those who are suffering from insomnia, eat foods that are rich in calcium and magnesium.
Food that are rich in calcium includes  Cheese, Yoghurt, Milk, Sardines , Dark leafy greens like spinach, kale, turnips, and collard greens , Fortified cereals such as Total, Raisin Bran, Corn
Flakes (They have a lot of calcium in one serving.), Fortified orange juice.  Soybeans , Fortified soymilk (Not all soymilk is a good source of
calcium, so it's best to check the label.) Enriched breads, grains, and waffles.

Foods rich in magnesium include; pumpkin, brazil nuts,  wild salmon, wild rice, dried coriander, dark chocolate, flaxseeed.

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