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Calcium and womens' mortality
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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. [br>[br>[br>http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/805186?nlid=31645_681&src=wnl_edit_medn_imed&uac=72556MJ&spon=18 [br>[br>http://jcem.endojournals.org/content/early/2013/05/24/jc.2013-1516.abstract
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