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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Confused question: No toxicity from water soluble vitamins. Toxicity from fat-soluble vitamins. Toxicity from calcium.

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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
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Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
No significance: No matter what your #s, there are others who are "more active" than you, and they are not fragile-boned, endocrine messes. Our bodies can adapt to man ... Read More
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No real effect: The only danger is to you as a person, and it is the obsession with erotica rather than the self entertainment. If you are looking at lorn instead of ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Possibly: Calcium lactate has less available calcium in it than does calcium carbonate.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda DiMeglio
27 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Either ok: Either form of calcium is reasonable to take as a supplement. Choose a form that you won't mind taking as some are definitely more palatable than othe ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Neither: Recent studies have concluded that calcium in any form has no value in building bone or preventing bone loss.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Too many Tums (or other antacids containing calcium carbonate) over an extended period of time can lead to "milk alkali syndrome" in which there are h ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Tums (calcium carbonate): Maybe high calcium.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Too many Tums (or other antacids containing calcium carbonate) over an extended period of time can lead to "milk alkali syndrome" in which there are h ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Bussell
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Constipation: Constipation can be related to using tums (calcium carbonate).
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Tums (calcium carbonate) and Vit D: Perhaps your calcium (c) level is normal due to the action of rocalcitriol allowing your intestine to transport the calcium in it into your blood stre ... Read More
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