A member asked:

My mom is 58, her body got stiff if she stop using calcium. which calcium u suggest and of which strength. any other supplement she should use.

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Dr. Kornelis Poelstra answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Calcium Supplements: Typically, middle-aged women should use 1200mg extra calcium per day with vitamin d to improve the uptake. Watch for kidney stones and other sign of too much calcium and have a checkup with a pcp a few months after you start. Good luck keeping those bones strong!

Answered 3/26/2013



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