How do you know natural calm contains MSG. I wrote to the company and their response is below. I have taken it on and off and don't recall bad effects only better sleep
Thank you for your inquiry. I certainly understand why you would want to verify if this were true or not. Natural Calm does contain Citric Acid, but it is not derived from corn. The Citric Acid in Natural Calm is from non-GM sugar beets from Belgium. Natural Calm does not contain MSG.
This sentence appears to be in the message that you copied and is not your own comments: “While taking it I felt very "off" and it felt like my brain was being inebriated, kinda dysphoric, my muscles were tense and achy.” If this is your own experience then I may be able to help you though. This may be because of starting off with too much of the Natural Calm at once. Natural Calm is simply a magnesium supplement. Magnesium has a tight relationship with other minerals in the body and by suddenly spiking the amount of magnesium in the body it may throw off the balance of these minerals. On the bottle we suggest two teaspoons as a dose and under the directions we say that because individual needs vary that you begin with ½ teaspoon and to gradually increase as needed. The label also suggests that the optimal amount is when the stools are comfortably loose. If the stools become too loose then that is an indication that it is more than your body can absorb at once so you should cut back the amount that you take. You can adjust by small increments, up or down, until you find the amount that helps you with your magnesium deficiency symptoms and so that the stools are comfortably loose.
I hope this helps and please let me know if I can be of further assistance.
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