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A 54-year-old male asked:

if d3 is to help body absorbs calcium, why they say taking large values of d3 supplements can cause calcium build up i n the artery.?

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Dr. Daniel Royal
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
CA+ HAS MANY FORMS: Calcium your body absorbs from diet is not the same as that found in plaque. While organic calcium is necessary for many cellular processes, inorganic calcium is a hardening agent that is deposited from end stage disease or stress. While it is true that excess calcium may be deposited in kidneys or joints, calcium in plaque is usually a response to free radical damage to arteries needing repair.

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