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Calcium Needs After WLS by Diane S. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 12:41pm Calcium is one of the main supplements all bariatric centers require for their post-ops. But just how important is it? If you haven't already read the previous post I did on Vitamins, Medications, and Malabsorption After WLS , take the time to read it now. Calcium plays a very important role in the human body. Being a woman, I pay par ... Read on »
Excess of calcium supplements causes health problems by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 07 Jun 2010 12:00am ASN-online.org - Too high of an intake of calcium supplements can bring on negative health consequences such as hypertension and kidney failure, according to a commentary appearing in an upcoming 2010 issue of the Journal of the American Societ ... Read on »
Osteoporosis And Bone Health - Why The Optimal Intake Of Vitamin D and K Is More Important Than Calcium Supplementation by Ralph S. Certified Nurse Specialist Posted Wed 07 Jan 2009 3:16pm Part 1 An estimated 10 million Americans - 8 million women and 2 million men - have osteoporosis (porous bones). Another 34 million have low bone mass, placing them at increased risk for osteoporosis. (1) Osteoporosis and Osteopenia (low bone density)*, is related to many factors beyond calcium need and optimization. Magnesium, Zinc, Coppe ... Read on »
Osteoporosis And Bone Health - Why The Optimal Intake Of Vitamin D and K Is More Important Than Calcium Supplementation by Ralph S. Certified Nurse Specialist Posted Wed 07 Jan 2009 3:16pm Part 2 Vitamin K, which is best known for its role in blood clotting, is also an essential nutrient for bone formation. Apart from playing a key role in bone health, vitamin K deficiency is linked to cardiovascular health, insulin resistance and Alzheimer’s disease. In bone health, vitamin K and D are synergistic nutrients in calcium and b ... Read on »
High normal calcium level linked to higher risk of fatal prostate cancer by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 10:06am A recent report revealed that men in the upper tertile of the normal distribution of serum calcium have an approximately 3-fold increased risk of fatal prostate cancer later in life. The stimulus for this research came from recent work on the pathophysiology of metastatic prostate cancer (Schwartz GG. Prostate cancer, serum Parathyroid Hormone and ... Read on »
High calcium level in arteries m ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 29 Jul 2009 10:29pm High calcium level in arteries may signal serious heart attack risk OAK BROOK, Ill., 30 july 2009-– Researchers may be able to predict future severe cardiac events in patients with known, stable coronary artery disease (CAD) using coronary calcium scoring, according to a study published in the online edition of Radiology. "The amount of cal ... Read on »
Thyroid and Calcium Levels by KaliTime C. Posted Thu 13 Dec 2007 5:38pm 2 Comments Despite working out everyday and eating properly, I seem to have gained weight after initially losing quite a bit. I started out on this site weighing 230lbs and got down to 200lbs before getting back up to my current weight of 236lbs. Now, I've been working out at least two hours a day, eating all the right foods, and even going so far a ... Read on »
Calcium and Vitamin D Supplements Enhance Health Benefits of Weight Loss by Mary Pougnet Patient Expert Posted Wed 18 Jun 2008 12:00am In a recent study, women with low calcium intake were given either a calcium + vitamin D supplement or placebo in conjunction with a 15-week weight-loss program. Those who received the calcium + vitamin D supplement had a greater tendency for beneficial changes in LDL cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, triglycerides, and total cholesterol l ... Read on »
The health effects of drinking s... by Jeff C. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 3:05pm The health effects of drinking soda - quotes from the experts This is a compilation of quotes about the destructive health effects of soft drinks from some of the leading authors on health, nutrition and junk food. This full list, and much more information, is included in The Five Soft Drink Monsters downloadable ebook. Michael Murray ... Read on »
Rethinking Bone Health - Calcium vs. Silica by rawk star Posted Tue 18 Jan 2011 11:46pm If you grew up in America, chances are you were told (and probably believe) that you need to drink a lot of milk to build healthy, strong bones.  As Americans we certainly take that advice to heart and are one of the top consumers of dairy products in the world. ********As a side note:  When consuming massive amounts of protein and calcium fa ... Read on »