Updated: Jun 14, 2021
Approximately ten days prior to menstruation, when your ovaries are least active, your blood calcium drops steadily and progressively. This results in premenstrual tension, nervousness, headaches, insomnia, and mental depression.
Because the decreased blood calcium acts as a stress, the production of certain hormones are stimulated and salt and water can be retained in your body, often causing your breasts, hands, face, and feet to swell, weight to increase 5 – 10 pounds, headaches, your resistance to allergies and infections to decrease markedly. (Interesting point is that crimes of violence committed by women take place mostly during this period – which shows how badly some girls or women are affected by PMS.)
The first day of menstruation your blood calcium takes a still greater nose dive, causing muscle cramps in your emptying uterus and sometimes elsewhere in your body.
Should your blood calcium drop dangerously low, convulsions can result. Yet, if adequate calcium is obtained and efficiently absorbed, both premenstrual tension and menstrual cramps can be prevented.
Calcium gluconate is an excellent painkiller. It is far better than morphine but without the side effects and addiction possibilities.
This being the case, imagine how much it could help reduce PMS symptoms and still allow you to function.
During menopause, the lack of ovarian hormones causes severe calcium deficiency symptoms to occur. When this happens, large amounts of calcium should be taken, which will help reduce irritability, hot flashes, night sweats, leg cramps as well as mental depression.
Even after a woman no longer menstruates, there is often one week in a month when she might have a pseudo-menstrual cycle and calcium-deficiency symptoms can be particularly noticeable at such times. It would be wise to increase the calcium intake at such a time.
It is important to note that calcium should not be taken without its balancing partner, magnesium, in a 2:1 ratio along with some form of acid such as apple cider vinegar or vitamin C. This is because calcium and magnesium are both alkaline and need to have the “acid” to bring it to the correct pH so the body can absorb it.
This is even more vital if stomach acid is low or poor. Eating excess sugar or refined carbohydrates alkalizes the digestive system and prevents absorption of most minerals and can actually lead to acid reflux, strange as it may seem.
It is important to note that non-optimum symptoms in the body do not usually show for a deficiency of only one nutrient but many, even if only one or two are manifesting. A truly healthy body will not have symptoms Believe it or not, it is possible for menstruation and menopause to be uneventful. We were not designed to suffer.
Getting corrections done is simply finding the right solution. Don’t despair, it can be resolved.
In order for your body to absorb calcium, it needs magnesium in a 2:1 ratio and vitamin C to create the correct pH so that your body can absorb it speedily.
We have formulated our Instant CalMag-C in this way so you can feel the difference literally in minutes. Two parts calcium gluconate to one part magnesium carbonate with vitamin C.
Ideally, you should take it daily and you can increase the dose if any PMS symptoms arise. It would be hard to have too much as your stomach would loosen. Even if you have loose bowels, this is not diarrhea but the magnesium, which is a natural stool softener.
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