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Os Cal (Overview)

Os-Cal is a mineral which is a kind of nutritional agent (nutritional or metabolic agent).


Os Cal (Overview)

Os-Cal is a mineral which is a kind of nutritional agent (nutritional or metabolic agent).


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Someone said something about taking os-cal at breakfast would that work for osteoporosis?

Someone said something about taking os-cal at breakfast would that work for osteoporosis?

Yes: Oscal is best taken in at least two dosages one in the am and one in the pm with meals. Remember calcium is only part of the treatment for osteoporosis. For example vitamnid, weight bearing exercise, and possible meds such as Fosamax or Actonel (risedronate) and other may be needed. ...Read more

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Can the body absorb os-cal?

Calcium: Calcium is no longer recommended as a supplement. ...Read more

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Who should not take Os-Cal?

Who should not take Os-Cal?

Os-Cal: "Tumor that Dissolves Bone, Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel Movements, Kidney Stone, Kidney Disease, Sarcoidosis, Increased Activity of the Parathyroid Gland, High Amount of Calcium in the Blood, Extreme Loss of Body Water." Per: http://www.webmd.com/drugs/2/drug-59713/natural-o-s-cal-500-oral/details/list-contraindications ...Read more

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Is os-cal still from oysters?

Is os-cal still from oysters?

Yes: Os-cal contains oyster shell powder . The oysters are dredged from U.S. Offshore oyster beds. ...Read more

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Someone said something about taking os-cal at breakfast would that work for osteoporosis?

Yes: Oscal is best taken in at least two dosages one in the am and one in the pm with meals. Remember calcium is only part of the treatment for osteoporosis. For example vitamnid, weight bearing exercise, and possible meds such as Fosamax or Actonel (risedronate) and other may be needed. ...Read more

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Do I need os-cal for pregnancy?

Only if OB says so: Discuss all meds over the counter and prescription with your OB prior to pregnancy attempts. ...Read more

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How effective is Os-Cal for reducing the risk of hip fractures?

How effective is Os-Cal for reducing the risk of hip fractures?

Os-cal is a suppl-: -lement for those who have deficient calcium levels, and needs 2 be taken with Vit-D-3, 2000iu/day. in order to decrease the chance of a hip fracture, adequate calcium in your diet is important as well as weight bearing exercise. if you have osteoporosis, there are many factors 2 consider for treatment. Fm Hx, fracture Hx, T-score. you need to see an internist that treats the entity,no easy fix. ...Read more

Calorie (Definition)

A calorie is the amount of heat energy needed to increase a mililiter of water 1 degree centigrade, the calorie we talk about in foods is really a kilocalorie, that is the amount of energy needed to increase a liter of water 1 degree centigrade... So if you eat a food that is 500 calories that food if burned completely has enough energy to heat a liter of ...Read more