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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Cells & bone health: Calcium is an important element for bone strength (preventing osteoporosis and hip fractures) and important for basic cell function (as an electrolyte... Read More
Dr. Brendan Stack jr., md, facs, face
Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Calcium is necessary: Calcium is critical for the physiologic functions of enzymes, nerves, and muscles. It is the key constituent of the skeleton. It is the most importan... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 43 years experience
Yes: Yes, 11.2 is a high level of calcium for a baby. http://tinyurl.com/m7jayop please talk with your pediatrician about this.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 22 years experience
For a lot of reasons: Calcium plays a vital role in body function. It regulates muscle contraction, nerve conduction and bone health among others.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Ca+: Bones need it to get stronger.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology 29 years experience
About 9.0-10.5 mg/dL: The normal range for calcium in plasma is about 9.0-10.5 mg/dl.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Milk, cheese: Dairy products are obviously great sources of calcium. So are yogurt and certain vegetables like soy beans, okra, spinach, and broccoli. If you're l... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
A Verified Doctoranswered
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 39 years experience
Calcium supplements: Young males may not need calcium supplements at all. Ask your doctor to do a bone density exam, and check your blood levels to determine need, as exc... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Calcium is important: In your diet but it will not allow you to grow taller then heredity dictates.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Turck
Pharmacology 18 years experience
Essential: Calcium is a mineral that plays an important role in bone health. Calcium is also needed in proper functioning of the heart (to keep it beating), musc... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
1000-2000 mg Ca: There is no evidence that one pill is better than any other. Calcium carbonate and calcium citrate are both available on the market. Dose is 1000-20... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurdeep Sareen
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1000mg mainly diet: For your age (assuming this is for you) the NIH recommends that you should take 1000mg of calcium. But, most women in the US obtain enough calcium fro... Read More
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