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Doctor insights on: Almond Calcium

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Is the calcium in almond milk safe if you have a kidney stone?

Is the calcium in almond milk safe if you have a kidney stone?

Yes it is: More important is to drink pleny of water ; consume as little salt as possible. Good luck. ...Read more

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Are almonds a good source of calcium?

Are almonds a good source of calcium?

Almonds are a: Good source of calcium but there are many other foods that are even better. Here's a list from a harvard study http://huhs.Harvard.Edu/assets/file/ourservices/service_nutrition_calciumcontentofcommonfoods.Pdf peace and good health. ...Read more

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Don't like milk or almond milk. How else can I get my calcium?

Don't like milk or almond milk. How else can I get my calcium?

Calcium: Many humans do not need milk or become intolerant to it. There is even some debate in science whether adults should be using milk at all. Calcium is found in lots of food sources including meats. ...Read more

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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

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Does almond milk interfere with the absorption of Oroxine and slow release T3 (liothyronine) similar to dairy milk? Most have been fortified calcium.

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

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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?

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

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Why do we need calcium?

Why do we need calcium?

Cells & bone health: Calcium is an important element for bone strength (preventing osteoporosis and hip fractures) and important for basic cell function (as an electrolyte). Consult with your doctor on how much calcium you might need. ...Read more

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Is 11.2 calcium high for baby?

Is 11.2 calcium high for baby?

Yes: Yes, 11.2 is a high level of calcium for a baby. http://tinyurl.com/m7jayop please talk with your pediatrician about this. ...Read more

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What is the danger of high calcium?

What is the danger of high calcium?

Multiple causes: High calcium in blood is a marker of something metabolically wrong. It can be anything from dehydration, to parathyroid disorder or some cancers. Therefore persistent hypercalcemia must be thoroughly investigated to determine the cause. ...Read more