Calcium and womens' mortality
R Swamy Venuturupalli, MD, FACR posted:
Recently, some studies have suggested that Calcium supplementation is associated with increase in heart attacks and strokes. However, this small study shows that Calcium up to 1000 mg/d seems to be safe in women. In my practice, I am recommending that patients with osteopenia or osteoporosis should try to increase dietary calcium, take 500 to 1000 mg/ day of calcium supplementation and perform weight bearing exercises.