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Doctor insights on: Side Effects Of Taking Calcium And Vitamin D

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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. ...Read more

Dr. Randy Baker
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Vitamin D (Definition)

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What are the benefits and drawbacks of taking high dosage vitamin d supplements?

What are the benefits and drawbacks of taking high dosage vitamin d supplements?

Correct D deficiency: The only benefit would be to correct vitamin d deficiency more rapidly. The danger of high doses would be high blood calcium which could lead to kidney stones and kidney failure. ...Read more

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Side effect of calcium supplement?

Side effect of calcium supplement?

Usually none: Most people can regulate calcium absorption so as to fit their skeletal needs. There are others who develop excessive absorption with consequent increase in urine calcium creating a risk for kidney stones. This is particularly true if you take more than 800 units of vitamin d per day. ...Read more

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Is taking 1500 mg of calcium and 1000 of vitamin D3 daily for osteopenia too much calcium?

Is taking 1500 mg of calcium and 1000 of vitamin D3 daily for osteopenia too much calcium?

Let explain: 1, 000 mg of calcium will good for you and the vitamin d3 1000 also good. But talk to doctor about other medications if you have sever osteopenia. ...Read more

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What are the risks of taking vitamin d supplements?

What are the risks of taking vitamin d supplements?

High blood calcium: Excessive vitamin d supplements (>10, 000 units daily) can cause excessive calcium in the urine leading to kidney stones and high blood calcium. This could result in kidney failure. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of calcium and vitamin d supplements?

What are the benefits of calcium and vitamin d supplements?

LOTS: Vit d helps enhance calcium absorption and both are needed for many biochemical reactions in the body including bone strength/health and heart function. Vit d has been found to prevent 16 forms of cancer, helps the immune system, prevents the flu, helps with heart health and gut health. ...Read more

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Is there side effects by taking nutrilite cal mag D and ipriflavone tabs for osteoporiosis daily?

Is there side effects by taking nutrilite cal mag D and ipriflavone tabs for osteoporiosis daily?

Uncertain what they : I'm uncertain of the name of these products but you need calcium as well as vitamin D and magnesium can also be helpful but if you take too much you can get diarrhea. If your body does not take enough calcium, it will take it away from your bones. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of taking iron supplements?

What are the side effects of taking iron supplements?

Mostly GI Distress: Side effects from taking iron supplements are most often diarrhea or constipation and epigastric abdominal discomfort. Taken after a meal, side effects decrease, but there is an increased risk of interaction with other substances. Black stools are not uncommon, but harmless. Liquid form can discolor the teeth and intramuscular injections can be painful and leave a brown discoloration. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of taking vitamin c ?

What are the side effects of taking vitamin c
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Diarrhea. : Better health, less illness, and diarrhea is your gut is sensitive to the dose or preparation you choose to take. The whole vitamin c complex is more effective than plain ascorbic acid. ...Read more

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Can I take a vitamin d supplement along side of a multiviamin, without overdosing?

Can I take a vitamin d supplement along side of a multiviamin, without overdosing?

Probably: One supplement of vitamin d taken with one multivitamin is not likely to cause an overdose of vitamin d. If concerned, your physician can order a simple blood test to measure the vitamin d level in your body. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of taking several multivitamin and minerals with iron?

What are the side effects of taking several multivitamin and minerals with iron?

Overdose: Certain vitamins & minerals, including iron, can become toxic if you consistently take much more than your body needs. One multivitamin is usually sufficient for most healthy people. Men & women who don't menstruate shouldn't take iron supplement unless specifically instructed under dr's care. Some supplements can interfere with absorption of others, so consult w/ practitioner if using several. ...Read more

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What are some side effects of vitamin d supplements at 2000u per day?

What are some side effects of vitamin d supplements at 2000u per day?

Several: Too much vitamin d can be bad for you and can cause serious problems. Side effects may include high calcium levels, elevated kidney function, nausea, vomiting, decreased appetite, weakness, and increased urination. Total intake from all sources, food and supplements should remain less than 4000u to decrease risk of adverse events, although they can happen at any dosage. ...Read more

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Will taking vitamin d and calcium help my bmd while i'm taking the Depo-Provera shot?

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Will taking vitamin d and calcium help my bmd while i'm taking the Depo-Provera shot?

Yes.: Yes. Though also weight bearing exercise jumping up and down, running, not swimming. Though i would suggest considering Nexplanon or the iud with Levonorgestrel instead. http://maybetheiud.org/ http://bedsider.Org/methods. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of vitamin supplements?

What are the side effects of vitamin supplements?

HUGE question: There is no way that this can be answered in 400 characters or less. Please ask about specific supplements so that we can respond. Recommend inquiring about each supplement in separate submissions. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of vitamin E capsules?

What are the side effects of vitamin E capsules?

Side effects Vit E: Go to drugs.com and look up your specific capsules to get the best answer. Or go to uptodate.com and look up Vitamin E toxicity. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of taking vitamin E tablets??

Benefits: If possible, please go to a nearby Library and see the benefits or otherwise. If you have the opportunity to read the benefits from home, that would be easier. Hope all goes well. ...Read more

Dr. Linda DiMeglio
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Calcitriol (Definition)

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