But how are you going to know which form to use? For sleep and stress the overwhelming choice is magnesium glycinate. However, we have created the complete checklist of common forms of magnesium for an easy to use reference.
Rank #1: Magnesium Glycinate
Rank #2: Magnesium Amino Acid Chelate
Rank #3: Magnesium Orotate
Like magnesium citrate this is a salt that is formed in the presence of orotic acid. This is easily the most expensive form of magnesium and is occasionally marketed as having the highest bioavailability with the added benefit of easy cell membrane passage. There is no scientific proof of that the bioavailability is higher than the previous two forms mentioned, but it is still a good form.
Rank 4#: Magnesium Chloride
Rank # 5: Magnesium Citrate
Rank #6: Magnesium Sulfate
Magnesium Forms To Avoid:
Often employed when treating digestive issues. This should be avoided with individuals having kidney related problems.
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