Have you ever started taking a magnesium supplement, excited for it to help your sleep, boost your energy or reduce your stress levels and/or muscle cramps, and then promptly stopped taking it because it made you feel nauseous or gave you diarrhoea?

While supplemental magnesium has been given a bad rap due to these side effects, it doesn’t have to be this way! In fact, these symptoms mostly occur due to the type, or form of magnesium found within your supplement. Often by changing the form of magnesium you take, side effects are quickly mitigated.

So let’s take a closer look at the different types of magnesium found in supplements, so you can feel confident you’re selecting the best form of magnesium and not flushing your money down the toilet!