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Cal-Mag Citrate Effervescent Powder

$18

An easy-to-consume and tissue-ready combination of calcium and magnesium, plus vitamin C

Cal-Mag Citrate helps maintain bone and muscle health.* The addition of vitamin C enhances immune function.*

Magnesium and calcium work synergistically in the body’s muscle cells – magnesium causes muscle fibers to relax, while calcium causes them to contract – helping to prevent muscle cramping and supporting healthy heart rate and rhythm (the heart is a muscle too!).*

The ratio of calcium-to-magnesium in Cal-Mag Citrate is ideal for individuals who want a higher amount of calcium but, due to magnesium's potential laxative effect, can’t tolerate an equal amount of magnesium.* Because of the highly absorbable forms of these two minerals, you get higher amounts of essential minerals and minimize capsule fatigue. 

Why is calcium important?

  • Studies on calcium and bone mass show that daily supplementation of a well-absorbed form of calcium promotes bone mass in adolescents, young adults, older men, and postmenopausal women.* 

Why is magnesium important?

  • Magnesium is crucial for the body to function properly because magnesium is involved in more than 600 of the body's enzymatic reactions.
  • Magnesium is essential for the health of the heart and blood vessels, brains, bones, muscles, and lungs. It also supports healthy blood sugar levels.*
  • It enhances the relaxation of smooth and skeletal muscles.*
  • Magnesium is a cofactor, along with the multiple enzymes, in cellular energy production.*

Why add vitamin C?

  • Vitamin C promotes optimal immune function.*
  • Vitamin C supports healthy collagen formation, which benefits wound healing and injury repair.*

 

WARNINGS

ALLERGY WARNING:

This product is contraindicated in an individual with a history of hypersensitivity to any of its ingredients.

PREGNANCY:

If pregnant, consult your health professional before using this product.

INTERACTIONS/CONTRADICTIONS:

There are no known adverse interactions or contraindications at publication date.

OTHER WARNINGS:

Gas, bloating, or diarrhea may occur in some individuals taking magnesium supplements. This can occur at varying amounts depending on the individual and resolves when the amount is reduced.

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