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can i take calcium magnesium with b complex?

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Dr. Su Fairchild
Integrative Medicine 24 years experience
Yes: Yes, all are safe to take together.

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A 31-year-old member asked:

Will my teeth benefit from a calcium supplement during pregnancy?

3 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Lang
Endocrinology 52 years experience
Possibly: Only if you did not get enough in your diet. Pregnant women absorb calcium very efficiently so do not take too much or you are at risk of kidney stones.
A 35-year-old member asked:

Do men need calcium supplement?

2 doctor answers9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Depends: We do not recommend calcium supplementation for the heck of supplementing. We always prefer you to get your calcium from your food. However, in men who has osteoporosis or osteopenia, calcium supplementation + vitamin d is appropriate and recommended.
Dr. Michael Thompson
Hematology and Oncology 20 years experience
Dr. Yoder - Great use of the word "heck"!
Nov 15, 2011
Dr. Nicholas Fogelson
Specializes in Gynecology
Not sure this is evidence based.
Nov 16, 2011
A 52-year-old member asked:

How many calories are in a calcium supplement?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Susan Wingo
Endocrinology 33 years experience
Most have 0 calories: Most tablets (oscal, citracal) have no calories. Soft chewable froms will typically have a few calories. For examplem, viactiv milk chocolate soft chews have 20 calories.
A 33-year-old member asked:

Is it safe to take a multivitamin supplement and a calcium supplement everyday?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 21 years experience
Yes: Yes, watch though for the contents of your multi vitamin as you want to avoid over exposure to any vitamin or trace element that can be present also in your calcium pill.
A 43-year-old member asked:

What happens if you take a calcium supplement before having a bone densitometry test?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. William Banks Hinshaw
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Avoid this: Bone mineral density tests measure the amount of mineral in the bone, and this mineral is predominantly calcium. The presence of calcium in your digestive tract may be detected and falsely interpreted as bone mineral, giving an inaccurate increased result.

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