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Can calcium help me sleep?

While some people believe that calcium can help with sleep, there is limited evidence to support this. However, if calcium helps with a condition such as heartburn that is keeping you awake, then it may, in a roundabout way, help you sleep.

Talk to your doctor if you are having trouble falling or staying asleep. He or she may recommend lifestyle changes, a medication or a dietary supplement supported by better evidence.

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