Thursday, June 24, 2010
Magnesium dosage worked well
I was as scared to go to sleep as one of those teens in the Nightmare on Elm Street movies. On the advice of the good folks at UAMS, I should go to 800mg a day of Magnesium, but also check Magnsium levels. I had been taking 400mg before and that seemed to be working; I was getting 500mg of Magnesium from the over-the-counter supplement ZMA, that also has zinc and amino acids in it.
Anyhow, Jill was kind enough to pick up an array of tablets -- 500mg and 250mg. I took one of each before bed and prepared for the worst.
Nothing. I slept very soundly.
One never knows when these are going to strike but I will keep close tabs on them for others out there. So things of note: the last one happened the day after I stopped Revlimid. I also did not take Aspirin on the night without Revlimid. I also did not take MetaNX that night either.
Last night I took MetaNX and 750mg of Magnesium. We will see how this works for the next month.