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Calcium Supplements

Probiotics Are Becoming More In Vogue

Posted 02.14.2014 | Healthy Living

Fewer people are taking fish oil, vitamin C and calcium supplements, according to a recent survey of dietary supplement users. The survey, conduct...

Menopause Supplements: Should You Take Calcium And Vitamin D?

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 06.26.2013 | Fifty

A lack of calcium and vitamin D can lead to a variety of negative health issues. But opinions have varied over the years as to whether women should ta...

5 Vitamins And Supplements To Stop Taking (And What To Take Instead)

Posted 06.07.2013 | Fifty

As you get older, health advice like "Drink your milk to grow big and strong" gives way to "Take your calcium pills to avoid osteoporosis." Taking you...

How To Protect Your Bones While You Lose Weight

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 07.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

For those who are overweight, dropping extra pounds can help restore energy, lower blood pressure cholesterol levels, and decrease stress on the bones and ligaments. But diets may take away more than pounds. There is evidence that diets can also take away bone strength.

Trending on Yahoo: Telling Which Supplements Are Hot and Which Are Not

Mary Bradley | Posted 08.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Mary Bradley

I knew it was big news when I saw "calcium supplements" trending on my Yahoo browser. When was the last time you saw a dietary supplement up there with Kanye West and the other celebs you may or may not recognize? Not often, I bet.

Calcium Supplementation Linked to Increased Risk of Heart Attacks

Lani Simpson, D.C., C.C.D. | Posted 07.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Lani Simpson, D.C., C.C.D.

Doctors have recommended calcium supplements for osteoporosis or osteoporosis prevention for years. Now comes a large observational study that showed a link between calcium supplementation and heart attacks.

Get Out Of Bed At Your Own Risk!

Karin Kasdin | Posted 07.31.2012 | Fifty
Karin Kasdin

Being a cancerphobe is a full-time job and very stressful. And by God, we all know what stress can do to almost every system in our bodies. It can cause cancer and should be avoided at all costs, along with calcium and Prolia and Fosamax and keratin and pesticide and lead and skinny jeans and high heels and nonorganic produce and sunshine and whatever else one comes in contact with after breakfast.

Should Women Take Calcium And Vitamin D Or Not?

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 04.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

One of my patients recently brought in a mainstream magazine piece that cited an article from a medical journal regarding calcium increasing risk for heart attacks.

Green Tea May Benefit Bone Health

medicalnewstoday.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

New research from Hong Kong found that green tea, one of the most popular drinks around the world, may benefit bone health and the researchers suggest...