🐫 I started taking magnesium tablets when i joined this forum... primarily due to reading about their benefit here. 😊 I also take omega3 capsules 🐪and Lcartanine... ☔along with vitBcomplex and🐴 (Dong Quai... which is for PMT/menopause... 🐴not ur thing i know) all of which, i believe, i feel the benefit of 🤗
When I am in a lot of pain, as I am now, I get a 1/4 cup of water put it in the microwave for a minute.
Because it has a 2:1 ratio of Calcium to Magnesium the Calcium stays in solution not laying down in the kidney and causing stones. As a nurse I was concerned and asked the urology docs and they assured me I would not grow stones.
The most fun is putting a teaspoon of the powder in the hot water, it fizzes with an exchange of happy magnesium and calcium ions sharing. It usually helps me within an hour. NO DRUGS AND IT IS GOOD FOR ME.
As a cardiac nurse we would hang bags of IV magnesium for cardiac problems to relax the heart.
I take magnesium, D3, folate (B9) which my body has a gene defect (MTHFR) and has a hard time metabolizing/absorbing), and sometimes potassium for cramps. If I get anemic I take iron. I do think it has helped, because preciously all these were deficient in my lab work. Since starting them 2 years ago my labs have been normal and I have less severe fatigue.
Isn't it awesome how it is so hard to help each other because we have our own unique recipe.
It is so much trial and error. The think I find fun about theAt 11 o'clock yesterday Ken called to let me know that he was being admitted to the emergency room.
he had been working on the floor when one of the doctors looked at him and said, "what's wrong with you" he said "nothing". the doctor said, "you need to look at yourself in the mirror". Ken then proceeded to his Charge Nurse with the doctor in tow. the charge nurse took one look at Ken and said, "you're going to the emergency room". image1.JPG image2.JPG I asked Ken if he wanted me to come to Florence as I had stayed in OAKRIDGE. He said, "NO, you are doing so well and you have so much going right now, let's wait a little while."
As you know the last three months everyone has been praying for me because of lack of motivation it's not true depression although there's mixed comments on that to me depression means I feel sad I didn't feel sad I just felt unmotivated and didn't want to do anything but get up have breakfast make food for the dogs and sit in the chair watching television from about nine in the morning till 10 at night.The psychologist said with fibromyalgia I have been fighting to function for so long that it was taking me a long time to be able to get back to an even keel. "My get up and go, got up and went and I could not find it." In clinical terms I had Anhedonia. - Anhedonia (/ˌænhiˈdoʊniə/ an-hee-doh-nee-ə; Greek: ἀν- an-, "without" and ἡδονή hēdonē, "pleasure") is the inability to experience pleasure from activities usually found enjoyable, e.g. exercise, hobbies, music, sexual activities or social interactions. While earlier definitions of anhedonia emphasized pleasurable experience, more recent models have highlighted the need to consider different aspects of enjoyable behavior, such as motivation or desire to engage in activities (motivational anhedonia), as compared to the level of enjoyment of the activity itself ("consummatory anhedonia").
Monday I visited my psychiatrist and my primary physician, after my visit it was like somebody turned on a switch and now I had power.
I was motivated, had ideas, upbeat wanting to buy things.
I was back to my normal self. So much so that I ask Ken if I could stay home to work on the house. Tues through Friday I struggled to not overdo it. I had wanted Ken to be home on Saturday because it was 50 years since we had Pat at Lake Tahoe but I was satisfied that that was not going to happen but I could work at the house. Then the phone call.
The swelling in his face was the result of the medication he has been taking her blood pressure for over 15 years. lisinopril- an ace inhibitor.
When the ER doctor saw him, he said, "what blood pressure medication are you on". "Is it an ace inhibited -lisinopril? " The doctor started him on a regiment to rid his body of the lisinopril. Intravenous- IV 1) Benadryl 2) Solu-Medrol 3) two units of plasma
six hours later, Ken called me to say that he was being discharged but he needed to stay in Florence overnight to be close to an emergency room.
Many phone calls later, I canceled plans and had our good fiend Bill watch Scrappy and Bella overnight.
1) Several reasons scrappy had a scratch he had gotten on Monday when he was up behind our home and it was very deep. 2) temperatures had been 107 on the Lani. 3) I wanted to devote my complete attention to Ken. 4) I really missed Ken and was concerned for him. 5) Saturday had wanted to spend gather to celebrate 50 years when we met at Lake Tahoe.
All I know is God has a very strange way of taking care of us. God knew heart of hearts wanted to be together.
I didn't sleep very well I had too much on my mind and was concerned for Ken, we decided we would go home early to try to arrive early morning before the heat. image4.JPG This is what I saw and still was not 100%. we talked about driving both cars home and decided to wait until Wednesday. I will be by Ken's side 24 hours a day until Monday when he has it with him at 9:00.
I wrote a note to South Jetty, to let them know we would be gone until Monday morning.
when I left the note off, The SIUSLAW paper was being delivered. I struck up a conversation with the driver and I told her what happened. She said she had a similar experience with her mother
What are the chances!!! this was definitely a God thing.
God is so good. Thank you for protecting us for the last 50 years and give us 50 more years together taking one day at a time one minute at a time with your focused between us. amen.
CALMAX is an easier product to absorbe because it is in good form and travels across the barrier of the stomach into the blood vessels very easily.
The effervescence you see with CALMAX is caused when the powder hits the hot water and the calcium exchange ions with simple chemistry. -Calcium Gluconate becomes calcium carbonate -magnesium carbonate becomes magnesium Gluconate By staying in liquid form it gets into your system quicker.
-Calcium Gluconate and calcium ascorbate -magnesium carbonate and magnesium ascorbate Ascorbic acid and ascorbate as magnesium ascorbate and calcium ascorbate