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I've been trying to get done flax seed, fish oil, & calcium supplements seriously how does this take to lose weight?

I've been trying to get done flax seed, fish oil, & calcium supplements seriously how does this take to lose weight?

Supplements: If you are asking if flax seed, fish oil and calcium are going to help you lose weight....Sorry. You need to eat properly and exercise to lose weight, there's no supplement magic. ...Read more

Dr. John Landi
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Lose Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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Can calcium supplements cause weight gain anxiety depression ?

Can calcium supplements cause weight gain anxiety depression ?

Calcium: Trying to research this - it appears that either too little or too much calcium may be associated with depressive symptoms. ...Read more

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Do calcium supplements cause constipation?

Do calcium supplements cause constipation?

Calcium: Calcium in the right dose should not cause constipation. How much calcium are you taking, and are you also taking vitamin D. I strongly recommend that you go to a nearby library and read about the important amount of calcium and vitamin D. Of importance you must get to know what dose is OK for calcium and vitamin D. In many places milk will include both calcium and vitamin D. ...Read more

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If my high calcium level is caused by taking calcium supplements, how long after stopping the supplements will it take for my calcium level to go dwn?

If my high calcium level is caused by taking calcium supplements, how long after stopping the supplements will it take for my calcium level to go dwn?

Just a few days but: If your high calcium is caused by calcium supplements then it should come down within just a few days of stopping the supplements. However, it is highly unlikely your high calcium is caused by calcium supplements. It is almost always caused by hyperparathyroidism, benign enlargement of the parathyroid glands. Testing your level of parathyroid hormone can confirm this. ...Read more

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Can taking calcium supplements cause gallstones?

Can taking calcium supplements cause gallstones?

Not likely: Excessive calcium can cause kidney stones. Gallstones are usually made of cholesterol or bilirubinate crystals. ...Read more

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Can calcium supplements cause celiac plexus problems?

Not aware: I am not aware of medical literature connecting celiac plexus problems and calcium supplementation. Let's see other participats opinions. ...Read more

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Will calcium supplements cause kidney stones? I am taking 2mg at night I am supposed to take it twice a day thats 4mg?

Will calcium supplements cause kidney stones? I am taking 2mg at night I am supposed to take it twice a day thats 4mg?

Talk to your doctor: Many people believe that calcium is better to take at nighttime. You only need to take if once a day. 4mg is more than yuu need. Calicum is important for our bone , heart and muscle health. Please talk to your doctor about taking calcium suppliments if you are having kidney problems. ...Read more

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Is it true that calcium supplements cause heart attacks? And if so what do you recommend I do considering I have osteopenia ? Regarding calcium .

Is it true that calcium supplements cause heart attacks?  And if so what do you recommend  I do considering I have osteopenia ? Regarding calcium .

Myth: Calcium supplements do not cause heart attacks, other wise we would all be dying from all the dairy products we as consumers eat in a day. Excessive calcium can cause changes in your cell function, tissue function etc. But this is usually associated with a disease process, trauma, fluid issues or a metabolic problem. ...Read more

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I have osteopenia taking calcium citrate vit d I have read that calcium supplements can cause hardening of arteries is it true?

I have osteopenia taking calcium citrate vit d I have read that calcium supplements can cause hardening of arteries is it true?

Just not so: The claim that calcium supplements promote atherosclerosis was just made up. Atherosclerosis lesions may calcify; that is where any connection ends. You deserve better than to be troubled with internet scare stuff. If you are actually osteopenic at your age, the situation is very serious and I would urge you to continue educating yourself with reliable information. Your doctor is your guide. ...Read more

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Dr. Randy Baker
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Supplements (Definition)

A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more


Dr. Robert Lang
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Calcium Supplements (Definition)

Typically babies get plenty of calcium from breast milk or formula. Whenever they don't, for instance for babies with galactosemia, calcium supplementation is important to support ...Read more