A 17-year-old male asked:
what's the best source of calcium?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Steven Simon answered
37 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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 excess can lead to renal,stones and other problems. Supplements include oyster shell with vit D, Ca citrate, or just dairy products like milk, cheese, yogurt, and even Ice cream. First determine the need for replacement.
Answered on Jul 23, 2014
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