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Yes it is: More important is to drink pleny of water ; consume as little salt as possible. Good luck. ...Read more
How do I get calcium if I stop having dairy products?is almond milk a good replacement?does it really contain calcium as in milk?
Can calcium level of 10.8 be caused by taking 500mg of calcium supplement several days a week?The only other calcium i get is in 16oz almond milk/day.
Unlikely: The differential for high calcium, or hypercalcemia, includes problems with the parathyroid glands, cancer, sarcoid, or ingestion. The most common is from a parathyroid adenoma. The parathyroid glands increase calcium levels by secreting parathyroid hormone (pth). If you have an adenoma, you have autonomous PTH secretion, and thus hypercalcemia. ...Read more
Does almond milk interfere with the absorption of Oroxine and slow release T3 (liothyronine) similar to dairy milk? Most have been fortified calcium.
Almond/Oroxine/T3: It is time you go to a library or online to more fully understand the question(s) you have asked. I did my Medical School and Graduate training before I left Sydney for USA and have been here since 1974. Go back "home" infrequently. If you have some difficulty understanding what you read, please send me a note and we can discuss things. ...Read more
I'm lactose but i start drinking silk almond milk can that help with , aging of the bones? And how much calcium should I intake?
You need calcium: Unless the silk almond milk specifically states that it is fortified with calcium, it would not be a good source of calcium and you would need other calcium supplementation. You also need vitamin d to help build those strong bones and prevent bone-loss related diseases. Speak with a dietician regarding specific amounts daily, as this depends on age, weight, other meds taking, etc. Be strong! ...Read more