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Calcium supplements may damage the heart
 

Calcium supplements may damage the heart

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Taking calcium in the form of supplements may raise the risk of plaque buildup in arteries and heart damage, although a diet high in calcium-rich foods appears be protective, say researchers at conclusion of their study that analyzed 10 years of medical tests on more than 2,700 people.
 
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13 Oct 2016 - General
 
Almost all of the women population tend to take calcium tablets daily after the menopause because they are afraid of the osteoporosis risk increased by the menopause. Not only the women, but a significant number of men above their middle age are taking calcium supplements. As we know men are at higher risk of having cardiac diseases and strokes more than women. A study done in 2013 has revealed that their is a significant increased risk of developing atherosclerosis; deposition of lipids in the ...
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Madhubabu kaaja
Hypercalcemia complications may include:

Osteoporosis. If your bones continue to release calcium into your blood, you may develop the bone-thinning disease osteoporosis, which could lead to bone fractures, spinal column curvature and loss of height.
Kidney stones. If your urine contains too much calcium, crystals may form in your kidneys. Over time, the crystals may combine to for...
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Mark Edmon Tan Yes Dr.Mark, the effect also studied previously in old age people which concluded as the excretion of ingested calcium supplements impaired. we can tell our patients that there doesn't seem to be any harm in eating a heart-healthy diet that includes calcium-rich foods, and it may even be beneficial for the heart. Do you consider the lack of vitamin k2 for the transport of ingested calcium for...
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This has long been a topic of debate on whether or not to prescribe calcium supplements. More studies are now surfacing that suggests to go natural in terms of calcium supplementation. This recent study shows that health consequences are far more common for those who go beyond the upper limit of recommended calcium intake and those taking supplements. I think that we should focus on urging patients to start consuming more calcium-rich food because of the following reasons: a.) they are less rela...
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