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Body Producing Too Much Calcium
Many symptoms: Hypercalcemia is too much calcium in the blood. The main cause of hypercalcemia is overactivity in one or more of parathyroid glands in the neck near the thyroid gland. Excdssive intake of calcium and vitamin d supplements as well as rarely some types of cancer.Signs/symptoms include renal stones, bone pain, abdominal pain, fatigue, renal failure, cardiac arrhythmia, hyperthyroidism, idiopathic, etc. ...Read more
Let me help: Nausea and vomiting, muscle weakness, and excessive drowsiness are some of the possible symptoms that may occur with an overdose of calcium. Symptoms of an overdose may occur if your dosage exceeds the tolerable upper intake level" (ul), which is 2500 mg (2.5 grams) daily. If you happen to take too much calcium, be sure to seek medical attention right away. ...Read more
Calcium intake: As a female who is passing thru middle age, your bones will be impacted the most. Osteopenia will evolve then osteoporosis; new guidelines say we should not rely on calcium supplements but get our 800-1000 mg of daily calcium from food; you can do this by changing your diet: yogurt, soy milk, almond milk, lean meats, other milk, cheese; you can consult AAKP. Com Nutrition Counter for calcium mg ...Read more
How much calcium can your body absorb at a time and how long does it take to absorb? And how many hours should there be between consumptions? Thank you
Divalent Cation: Calcium is necessary to make bones and teeth, but even plants require calcium because it is the mineral that neutralizes the phosphates on Adenosine tri-phosphate, atp, the form of energy used by all living things. This means it is crucial to the contraction of muscles, including the heart. ...Read more
Abnormal: High blood calcium is not normal. Hypercalcemia is the medical term for high blood calcium. Over 99% of all cases hypercalcemia are due to a small tumor on one of your parathyroid glands causing a disease called hyperparathyroidism. Very small percentage of high calcium due to cancer.Exxcess vitamin d intake is another cause. Further testing of parathyroid function is usually needed by your doctor. ...Read more
How long does it take for your body to absorb calcium into its cells from the minute you consume it?
How do you bring down calcium levels in the body? I was prescribed 50000iu d2 suspect it raised my calcuim. My Dr. Is not being helpful in this matter
What is the concern?: Suspecting that a normal and commonly used vitamin is causing a medical problem is not the same as having a real medical problem. Why are you assuming your calcium level is rising? Why do you suspect that is a medical problem? Why would you think your body could not manage extra calcium? Do you have renal disease? Bone Disease? ...Read more
Depends: Many people make innumerable tiny crystals that continually pass out in the urine. If they stick together, the conglomerate becomes a kidney or ureteral stone. If it isn't too large (generally up to 5mm), it may pass with urine. If it does not, or if it is large, a procedure may be necessary. Stone formers are best served by preventing more stones by hydration +/- medication. ...Read more
Hypocalcemia: Check out https://www. Merckmanuals. Com/home/hormonal-and-metabolic-disorders/electrolyte-balance/hypocalcemia-low-level-of-calcium-in-the-blood which states: "muscle cramps are common, and people may become confused, depressed, and forgetful and have tingling in their lips, fingers, and feet as well as stiff, achy muscles" ...Read more
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Calcium: You can take calcium supplements with vitamin d. ...Read more
Absorption: There is no need for any aids to absorb calcium (C) if you have normal levels of 1-25 DHCC (1-25), which is the agent responsible for the intestinal transport of C into body. Patients with advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD, need some replacement of 1-25, as their diseased kidneys do not allow 1-25 to be made. Magnesium absorption is not effected by CKD. There are no drugs to improve it. ...Read more
White stuff (calcium?) in drinkable tap water. Effect of this on my (long/short term) health? How does the body cleanse itself of this?
Ask your water dept: Sounds like you have a potential sediment problem with your water supply. I would check with the city water department or your city government offices where you live to see if they have any answers. If this is something that just began then, there may be contamination to your line. No way to tell without testing what it is so I would suggest drinking bottled water for now. ...Read more
My husband has severe body cramps after working, horrible pain, takea calcium, drinks fluids, but does not help. What does he need to do for relie?
See a doctor: He should see a doctor who can better determine what kind of test he might need or treatment he can try. ...Read more
I've been told my body isn't absorbing Calcium so I have osteoporosis. Now my cholesterol has gone from 190 to 260 in one year. I exercise, eat right?
Deficient in D, K?: Vitamin D is needed to absorb Calcium and K needed for calcium to enter our bones. Get your D level checked- optimal is 50-80. Try Vit K2 15-45 mg/day (not mcg). High chol. May be caused by stress. It may not be a problem if you don't have vascular inflammation. See http://tinyurl. Com/axtab4d and http://tinyurl. Com/9x3n594 and http://www. Naturalnews. Com/033975_high_cholesterol_heart_attacks. Html ...Read more
No: I see no reason why it would. ...Read more
It's complicated.: Caffeine doesn't have much of an effect on it except slightly as a diuretic. Likewise, alcohol doesn't have much of an effect on it or there'd be calcium problems All The Time. sodium, however, has an exchange with calcium. If the sodium load is high, the calcium control is somewhat messed up. Some diuretics (not caffeine or alcohol though) put sodium in the urine and push calcium back in. ...Read more
I stopped drinking milk a few years ago without compensating with more calcium rich foods. What kind of harm have I done to my body? Age 30.
Is it good to use nutrilite calcium and magnesium tablets daily or it cause any side effects. Does one need to check his body calcium before using?
If needed..: If you need it....you can take it.......Otherwise it is a waste of money going out in your stool. ...Read more
Bone health & more: Vitamin D & calcium are involved in bone health eg prevention of rickets & osteoporosis - check out http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/in-depth/health-tip/art-20048544. The heart, muscles & nerves also need calcium to function properly - check out http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/in-depth/calcium-supplements/art-20047097 ...Read more
CA and K: Too many to describe here. Too much will kill and too little will kill. Go to wikipedia for good discussion of each. ...Read more
If the masturbation is not harmful, want to know how can I get rid of my body weakness. How much protine and calcium is requried and what's their sources?
How much cost/how much radiation on new CT scans would Coronary Calcium Scan be on the whole body? Could this be done with new tech X-ray and no CT?
Very small amount: However, a coronary calcium scan should only be done in the presence of intermediate or high risk of having coronary artery disease, Asymptomatic individuals without at least 3 risk factors for coronary artery disease (Diabetes, Hypertension, tobacco use, elevated cholesterol, Obesity, etc.) have a very high likelihood of having a falsely positive scan, thus rendering an abnormal scan unreliable. ...Read more
My serum corrected calcium (total) is changing. 10/29 - 2.25 (2.36), 5/17- 2.34 (2.41) and 6/29-2.46 (2.52). Is it normal for serum calcium to fluctuate this much and to be rising? If not, cause? Symptoms of v dry mouth, dark urine, body aches, anxiety
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