Top
20
Doctor insights on: Calcium Ascorbate Side Effects

Share
2

2
Is it okay to take calcium ascorbate (non-acidic vit. C) if you're acidic and had acid problem?

Is it okay to take calcium ascorbate (non-acidic vit. C) if you're acidic and had acid problem?

Yes: I recommend everyone take 500-2000 mg of Vit C twice a day and if you have an acid problem it's wise to take a buffered form like calcium ascorbate. You should not have any difficulty tolerating this. If by "acid problem" you mean tendency to heartburn please see http://tinyurl. Com/p88fxjm for great advice on approaches to curing it.

3

3
Can you be allergic to calcium ascorbate or citric acid? I am not allergic to any fruit that I know of but had a bad reaction to mixed fruit with tho

Can you be allergic to calcium ascorbate or citric acid? I am not allergic to any fruit that I know of but had a bad reaction to mixed fruit with tho

No: Food allergens are made of protein and neither of these products has it. Tell us more about your reaction to mixed fruits and what kinds of fruits were present in it so that we can provide you some answer

5

5
Is ascorbic acid a synthetic form of vitamin c? What is more effective calcium ascorbate or sodium ascorbate?

Is ascorbic acid a synthetic form of vitamin c? What is more effective calcium ascorbate or sodium ascorbate?

Not necessarily;same: All vitamins go by 2 names, their letter name & chemical name. Ascorbic acid is the chemical name of vit c, as pyridoxine is the chemical name of b6 etc. Ascorbic acid refers to both natural & synthetic forms. Almost all vit c supps are synthetic & most derived from corn which is likely gmo. I favor c from non-corn sources like cassava root.Calcium & sodium ascorbate are equally effective. See comment:.

6

6
Can your body the same amount C-vitaming from absorb calcium ascorbate and ascorbic acid? I have problems with my stomach.

Yes: Yes, buffered ascorbate (including calcium, magnesium and sodium ascorbate) is absorbed as well as ascorbic acid. The best-absorbed form of vitamin C is liposomal Vit. C. Lyposphreric C, which is sodium ascorbate mixed with phospholipids for enhanced absorption, is a product I often recommend. See http://www. Livonlabs. Com/cgi-bin/start. Cgi/liposome-encapsulated/lypo-spheric-vitamin-c.html

12

12
Any calcium tab or source without side effects?

Dairy: Most dairy products such as cheese, yogurt or milk can get you your needed calcium.

13

13
What are the side effects of calcium channel blockers?

What are the side effects of calcium channel blockers?

Calcium channel bloc: Read this: http://www. Ask. Com/health/side-effects-calcium-channel-blockers-ba537bdd955a20e6? ad=semD&an=google_s&am=broad&ap=google. Com&o=11138&qo=boostResultOnSERP

14

14
Does calcium aspartate anhydrous have any side effects?

Only on your wallet: There are no studies that show that this compound is any better than plain old calcium as far as bone health is concerned.

Dr. Jesus Yap Dr. Yap
1 doctor agreed:
15

15
What are some long term negative side effects of calcium channel blockers?

Dr. Jesus Yap Dr. Yap
1 doctor agreed:
What are some long term negative side effects of calcium channel blockers?

Too broad an answer: Ther are 3 major types of calcium channel blockers and each has unique effects and side effects. The common thing about them is that by its molecular action they relax smooth muscles otherwise they are completely different from each other and sometimes have opposite effects. One lowers the heart beat the other increases it. Constipation is common in one but not in others.Gum swelling in one etc

17

17
Side effects of calcium supplement?

Side effects of calcium supplement?

Multiple: The body needs calcium to maintain strong bones. However, supplemental calcium can also contribute to calcification of arteries which can lead to strokes and heart attacks. Speak to your physician about how to best meet your calcium needs without increasing your risks. Natural sources of calcium are usually the safest.

18

18
Are there any side effects to taking a calcium supplement?

Are there any side effects to taking a calcium supplement?

Depends: No serious side effects if taken as directed. If too much, can cause high calcium level in the blood and subsequently urine, kidney stone, low magnesium in blood, constipation, nausea...The last two symptoms can occur even at normal replacement dose.

See 1 more doctor answer
20

20
Is the supplement shark cartilage an alternative to calcium, and are there any side effects to be aware of?

Is the supplement shark cartilage an alternative to calcium, and are there any side effects to be aware of?

Shark - toxins.: There is a health risk in ingesting shark fins. It is a predator fish with of high levels of bmaa (neurotoxin), arsenic & methylmercury. Best not to eat it at all.

See 1 more doctor answer