Calcium (2009) & Insomnia

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Researchers have found that mild calcium deficiency, often associated with menopause, can contribute to insomnia along with other related conditions such as nerve sensitivity and irritability.

The authors writethat deficiencies in calcium and magnesium can cause one to awaken after several hours sleep and have difficulty getting back to sleep.

Sources:
Insomnia: Studies Confirm Calcium And Magnesium Effective, Medical News Today; 2009
Bookman Press 1998; 2000-02-08; Vitamins: Calcium.
Prescription for Nutritional Healing, Phyllis A. & James F. Balch, MD, 2003