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Calcium/Magnesium and B6 for Depression

Posted by Lao Tzu on January 21, 2011, at 10:05:10

Lately, I've been experimenting with varying dosages of Calcium, Magnesium, and B6 for my depression. So far, I've had some good results. Right now, I am taking 500mg of Calcium and 650mg of Magnesium Citrate at bedtime. I seem to sleep better and the depression is better. For the past 3 weeks I was using 750mg of Calcium and Magnesium, but I discovered that the Calcium dosage was too high as it interfered with my sleep, so I lowered it back down to 500mg, but raised the Magnesium slightly higher, and now my sleep is better. So what I take from this is that you can be sensitive to the dosages you use. One dosage will work, while another will be ineffective or cause side effects. I'm also working with B6 as I believe I have a deficiency in this vitamin. I'm not sure yet, but I think the effective optimum dosage for me for B6 is somewhere between 150-200mg per day, and I'm trying to pinpoint the exact effective dosage. I believe if you can balance out your Calcium and Magnesium levels (especially good for sleep) and take enough B6, this may go a long way in helping some people with depression.





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