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Difference Between Calcium Phosphate Calcium Pantothenate
If a childs alkaline phosphate levels are high and calcium d levels are low can this cause bone fractures??
Specialty pharmacy: Check with a specialty pharmacy or ask your doctor for referral. ...Read more
Stones: You should avoid oxalate rich foods such as spinach, black tea, nuts, etc, you can find list online, however more importantly you should increase your intake of citrate rich foods (lemonade). However more importantly you should increase your water intake to at least 2 l a day, also this might sound contra intuitive but you should increase your dietary calcium intake (milk and milk pyoducts). ...Read more
My medication alkalizes urine and can cause calcium phosphate stones. How can I acidify my urine to counter this effect?
How can I get doxylamine without calcium phosphate as an inert ingredient in it? The calcium constipates me no matter how much fiber I eat!
How can I have low vitamin d when calcium & phosphate always normal & alp always low end of normal? I get lots of sun walking b/c I have no car.
What causes low serum phosphate other than parathyroidism? PTH & calcium are constantly normal. Normal D vitamin because of high dose supplements.
Low phos: Phos metabolism is intake /shift/ losses. I am assuming you have good intake. So the other two are the reason, either shift inside the cells or losses from the kidney. How low is the phos? Your medication list shows no meds that can cause losses. A lab doesn't need to be treated, so rpt lab and then get a urine fractional excretion if still low. Talk to your MD. ...Read more
Corrected calcium 8.52 (phosphate normal, vitamin D 34). PTH 65.2pg/ml. Is this something to worry about? 3mnths back Ca normal. Ppi change to nexum
PTH can be elevated by chronic PPI use. See blow:
Hinson AM, Wilkerson BM, Rothman-Fitts I, Riggs AT, Stack BC Jr, Bodenner DL. Hyperparathyroidism Associated with Long-Term Proton Pump Inhibitors Independent of Concurrent Bisphosphonate Therapy in Elderly Adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2015
Oct;63 (10):2070-3. doi: 10.1111/jgs.13661. Epub 2015 Sep 29. PubMed PMID:
26415604. ...Read more
My 9 year old daughter has 11.6 calcium serum, 365 alkaline phosphate, 26.2 vitamin d, 148 triglycerides. Could this indicate a problem?
Corrected calcium 2.13mmol/L (phosphate normal, vitamin D normal). PTH 65.2pg/ML. Is this something to worry about? TSH is high at 6.92 with TPO neg.
Hello 4 yr old son having issues with dairy. We need to get calcium supplement. What type would you recommend and why? Tricalcium phosphate?
Calcium is calcium: Although many doctors have their favorite type of calcium for supplementation, no studies have clearly shown one type of oral calcium supplement to be superior to others, assuming equal purity and quality control. My favorite is coral calcium; it seem more nature and some people claim more absorb-able. ...Read more
Taking calcium in the past constipated me, now taking doxylamine for sleep (unisom)it contains dibasic calcium phosphate, im constipated, now what?
Have bone density scan tomo morn. No calcium supplmnts BUT drank 3 glasses almondMilk:135% daily value calcium (fortified w/tricalcium phosphate).Bad?
If too much sugar: It can be bad if the almond milk has sugar added, which it probably does. Drinking sweetened drinks is a fast way to down many, many grams of sugar. Sugar is bad stuff (but a little bit is ok). As for the bone density scan, no worries. Calcium-fortified foods and drinks won't alter one's bone density overnight. ...Read more
I have a calcium level of 11.7 and am 52 years old. My alk phosphate is 146. My calcium last year was 10.5. My tsh was normal. My calcium was repeated?
High calcium: You need to have a PTH measured to see what is going on. Happy to do 2nd opinion now. ...Read more
Is it beneficial to consume magnesium, calcium phosphate, and vitaminD3/K2 together with a meal to maintain bone and tooth health?
Tooth health: No. Ask your physician re: bone health. ...Read more
Best calcium supplement for a 27 yr old female with degenerative disc disease and spinal stenosis? Citrate, carbonate, gluconate, phosphate?
No difference: The differences are not significant enough when it comes to clinical results. ...Read more
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