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My protein supp. contains calcium caseinate, this form of casein is treated with alkalies. Chemical alkalies damage nutrient absorption. Is this true?

My protein supp. contains calcium caseinate, this form of casein is treated with alkalies. Chemical alkalies damage nutrient absorption. Is this true?

Alkali effects: The stomach and intestines have controlled pH environments to enhance macronutrients absorption. Although calcium caseinate has a higher pH it does not, by itself, interfere with nutrient absorption ...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

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What is the best calcium suppliment?

What is the best calcium suppliment?

1000-2000 mg Ca: There is no evidence that one pill is better than any other. Calcium carbonate and calcium citrate are both available on the market. Dose is 1000-2000 mg elemental calcium each day in divided doses for prevention of osteoporosis. ...Read more

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How much calcium shoudl I be taking?

1200 mg daily: A good rule of thumb for adults is 1200 mg daily plus what you take in with meals. Calcium supplements usually come in 600 mg tablets and you take one twice daily. They may contain vitamin d in the amount of 400 units each as well, though you can get them without the vit. D. Pending your age, risks, medical conditions etc, you should be safe. If quesitons, ask your pcp about you in particular. ...Read more

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What is the reasons for my high calcium tests?

What is the reasons for my high calcium tests?

Several!: Too much vitamin d with large calcium doses. But a tumor(s) of your parathyroid gland is a major concern. It ccan be primary of secondary. Also, frequently overlooked, is hyperthyroidism. You need a pth, ionized calcium, 25-oh- vitamin d, and TSH obtained to check these out. Finally calcium can be elevated if your protein levels are too high. Doctors have formulae that can differentiate this! ...Read more

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What are the repercussions from having too much calcium in your body?

What are the repercussions from having too much calcium in your body?

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

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Do rice have calcium?

Do rice have calcium?

Rice ; calcium: Brown rice contains some calcium -- about 50 mg/cup. Compare that to yogurt, which has 450 mg/cup -- or cooked spinach, with 240 mg/cup. Even dried figs have 300 mg/cup. http://tinyurl.com/47legy9 rice is definitely not your best source of calcium. ...Read more

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Do some rice contain calcium?

Do some rice contain calcium?

Rice ; calcium: Brown rice contains some calcium -- about 50 mg/cup. Compare that to yogurt, which has 450 mg/cup -- or cooked spinach, with 240 mg/cup. Even dried figs have 300 mg/cup. http://tinyurl.com/47legy9 rice is definitely not your best source of calcium. ...Read more

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Is S. Calcium level 8.4 low?

Calcium level: That depends on your albumin level. Here is a link to put your lab values into. http://www.mdcalc.com/calcium-correction-for-hypoalbuminemia/ ...Read more

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What does low calcium levels mean?

What does low calcium levels mean?

Various things: Poor absorption due to unhealthy gut with food allergies and inflammation, low calcium intake, low parathyroid hormone, low vitamin d level - start 30iu per pound and measure level in 3 months and adjust dosing, low magnesium level. Have a doc check for the above and come up with a managment plan. ...Read more

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Can calcium tablet increase height?

Can calcium tablet increase height?

Sorry...: There is no proven correlation to predict future adult height. It is more related to genetics than calcium supplements. ...Read more

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How does tea affect calcium levels?

How does tea affect calcium levels?

ReduceAbsoIncresLoss: Tea contain compounds that can reduce Calcium levels.Caffeine affects Calcium Absorption in two ways.As the caffeine intake increases you excrete more calcium in your urine.Second your body's ability to absorp calcium .So that is it ...Read more

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Is a calcium level of 10.6 a concern?

Is a calcium level of 10.6 a concern?

Yes: Your calcium is in the high limits of normal. You need to have blood test for parathyroid hormone and urinary calcium level to r/o primary hyperparathyroidism. See an endocrinologist. ...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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How does calcium build up on tendons?

How does calcium build up on tendons?

Few theories: Calcific tendonitis most commonly involves shoulder.Three main theories: reactive calcification; endochondral ossification with tendon cells converting to cartilage cells to form bone; ectopic bone formation with change of mesenchymal stem cells into osteogenic cells(bone forming cells). Tendintis usually deposits of hydroxyapatite (a crystalline calcium phosphate) in any tendon of the body. ...Read more

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Can the calcium level being affected?

Can the calcium level being affected?

Calcium levels: Calcium levels can be effected by various causes. Please be more precise and let us know what you are referring to in your question for a meaningful answer. ...Read more

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Blood calcium 10.6. Is this too high?

Unlikely.: Every lab has a range of "normal" results, and different labs report results using specific units. For many labs in the US, the normal range of serum calcium is 8.8–10.7 mg/dL. Your value is in this normal range. Depending on why this test was ordered, your doctor may have more information about this value and its significance. ...Read more

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Which type of calcium tablets are best?

Brand?: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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What does a calcium score of 10.6 mean?

What does a calcium score of 10.6 mean?

Ca score...: Sources may vary but... Calcium score of 1-10 implies minimal identifiable atherosclerotic plaque with a very unlikely risk, less than 10%, of coronary artery disease. Calcium score of 11-100 implies definite, at least mild atherosclerotic plaque formation with a likelihood of mild or minimal coronary artery narrowing. ...Read more

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Best foods to eat for oxalate calcium diet?

Best foods to eat for oxalate calcium diet?

Re: kidney stones: You want a low oxalate diet. Calcium does not usually require restriction. Oxalate is found in spinach, cola, nuts, chocolate, beets, tea, cranberries, and rhubarb. Avoid these. ...Read more

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What calcium should I take with anastrozole?

CALCIUM + VIT D: The daily calcium requirement is between 1000 - 1200 mg. You can easily find calcium supplements of 400, 500 and 600 mg and taking 2 a day will help you meet your requirements. Calcium carbonate is the best absorbed, but remember to take it along or in combination with vit d 600-1000 iu/day. ...Read more

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Does calcium really increase growth in teens?

Does calcium really increase growth in teens?

No: But it will certainly enhance their bone density, granted that adequate vitamin d intake coexists. ...Read more

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What should I do to get calcium without milk?

What should I do to get calcium without milk?

Non-dairy sources...: Many good non-dairy sources: sesame seeds-tofu-almonds-flax seeds-greens-brocholli-brazil nuts- in deswcending order. You should easily acquire the mdr of calcium eating these! also flax seed had omega-3 (best non-fish source), and the greens-vitamins galore, and the nuts-monosaturated fats and fiber! voila! ...Read more