by Dr. Craig A. Maxwell
Julie, a single mother, was only 33 years old when she came to see me but she had the energy of a 90-year-old. As she sat in my office, reciting her health history (as though she’d done it many times before), I couldn’t help but notice her darting eyes and trembling hands as she wrung them in her lap.
Her chief complaint was exhaustion and it affected every aspect of her life. Try as she might, she couldn’t sleep and it made her snap at everyone, including her co-workers and closest friends. Even her memory was beginning to fail.
I’ll never forget the way she looked up at me, almost on the verge of tears, and whispered:
“My boss took me aside the other day and suggested I see a psychiatrist. If I lose my job because of this, how am I going to take care of my kids?”
Scary Ambien Side Effects Have You “Just Living with” Insomnia
One of the most popular and widely-prescribed sleep aids, Ambien, has been linked to murder, assault, behavioral changes, and intense nightmares being acted out during sleep. If you’ve heard of these side effects or, worse, experienced them yourself, you’re reluctant to use anything that could alter your personality in such a frightening way.
Continued Sleep Disruption Linked to Increased Breast Cancer Risk
According to a study in the Journal of Breast Cancer Research and Treatment[1. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10549-012-2144-z], women who experience regular bouts of insomnia may be at increased risk for the development of an aggressive form of breast cancer.
The study utilized a genomic test called the Oncotype DX test, which analyzes the activity of a group of 21 genes that affect how breast cancer behaves and responds to treatment.
A statistically significant recurrence score was noted among women who slept six hours or fewer per night versus women who got a full eight hours or more of shut-eye.
It is believed that melatonin plays a key role in regulating the body’s sleep cycle as well as cellular growth and repair. Less sleep means less time your body has to repair itself and fend off impending disease.
Stop the Constant Comments and Questions About Your Health
One of the most irritating aspects of not being able to get enough sleep (besides exhaustion) is all the comments you receive from family and friends as they peer into your face to discover what you’ve been trying to hide all this time.
“Are you okay?” “You look exhausted!” “Try going to bed earlier.” “What’s wrong with you?”
You get it. You’re tired. You’re not sleeping well. You just had no idea how obvious it was to others! Nobody wants to be told how terrible they look, even if the person telling you has good intentions.
Deep, Blissful Rest Could be Yours with Just One Simple Mineral
In my 30 years of practice, I have seen thousands of patients with insomnia. Patients who feel they cannot get through the day without 5 cups of coffee, an energy drink or two, and a loud radio blasting in their ears to keep them from falling face-first into their keyboard.
What I have also found is a large majority of these exhausted individuals are deficient in one essential mineral: Magnesium.
Magnesium is responsible for over 300 enzymatic reactions in your body. Without it, you’re at risk for anxiety, mood swings, insomnia, chronic fatigue, muscle tics and spasms, seizures, unexplained stomach cramps, and severe PMS.
You can beat all of these symptoms and experience a feeling of lasting calm without that groggy, disconnected feeling caused by prescription sleep aids and anxiety drugs.
Within just weeks of taking the right magnesium supplement, you’ll find sleep comes over you in a gradual way. That feeling of unexplained panic will begin to ebb and you’ll forget why you were so nervous about in the first place.
I created my Diamond Nutritional’s Chelated Magnesium with you in mind. This easy-to-absorb formula contains no harmful additives, fillers, binding agents or sweeteners. Just a 100% high-quality mineral to help you achieve deep sleep at night and experience restful calm during the day.
Don’t toss and turn your way through another sleepless night. Let my Diamond Nutritional’s Chelated Magnesium help you beat insomnia in a safe, non-addictive way. It worked for Julie. It can work for you too.