Years ago I learned magnesium helps open the lungs/airways which in turn can help relieve the breathing problems for asthmatics. About that time, a co-worker of mine mentioned her son, age 10, suffered from asthma symptoms, always needing to use his inhaler upon waking every day and then also numerous times during the day. I shared with her what I had learned about magnesium and she decided to start giving her son Shaklee’s Calcium Magnesium product to see if it could offer any help at all.
Within just a few weeks of taking this product regularly, her son stopped needing his inhaler first thing upon waking and was only needing to use it a few times a week instead of many times a day! We were all thrilled with these results! A couple months later he flew out to visit family while on summer break from school, and while visiting he ran out of Shaklee’s Calcium Magnesium. His family brought him to a nearby pharmacy and just picked up one of their top of the line brands of calcium/magnesium, assuming it would hold him over till he got back home. Within just a week or so of being on the store brand product, he called his mother to tell her it was not working and he was back to needing his inhaler many times a day. He asked her to please send him another bottle of his “Shaklee stuff”! So, of course, we expedited one out to him immediately! And it only took a few days of being back on it for him to get results!!
Shaklee has two calcium products, both also containing magnesium and other vital nutrients to ensure the calcium is actually absorbed and used by the body. There’s a swallowable version called Osteomatrix and they also have a chewable version (for younger kids who can’t yet swallow pills) called Chewable Cal Mag Plus.
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