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best time to take calcium and vitamin d

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Nguyen
12 years experience Anesthesiology
With citrus juice: Citrus fruits and juices have vitamin c which aid in the absorption of calcium.

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
20 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
For a lot of reasons: Calcium plays a vital role in body function. It regulates muscle contraction, nerve conduction and bone health among others. Both calcium and vitamin ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience Family Medicine
Timing: I would not take them right before bed as it could reflux up into your esophagus at night and cause pain and heartburn.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yi-hao Yu
Dr. Yi-hao Yu answered
24 years experience Endocrinology
Yes you may: Yes you may. Calcium absorption tends to plateau when a single dose exceeds 500-600 mg. Even though the two together would exceed this number, you may ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: No problems.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Monica Michel
11 years experience Family Medicine
Low vitamin d: If you don't replenish your vitamin d it means that it will continue to be low unless you are exposed to sunlight and even then- I'm not sure if you w ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
35 years experience Gynecology
Yes: Building healthy bones & teeth. While your bones provide an abundant supply of calcium for your developing baby, you can insure you're not depleted o ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Naheed Akhter
52 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Taking calcium and vit.D will make your bones stronger but height is a genetic trait.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Genetics: You won't grow taller then your genetic dictate.

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