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I've heard that excess calcium can cause bones to stiffen and stop growing. Is it true?

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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Xs diet or bone calc

Excess dietary calcium can mess with absorption of other minerals like iron, can lead to kidney stones, but won't usually affect blood levels, probably won't have a direct effect on bone.
Excess bone calcium occurs in some uncommon diseases and can affect bone strength, bone growth and turnover.

In brief: Xs diet or bone calc

Excess dietary calcium can mess with absorption of other minerals like iron, can lead to kidney stones, but won't usually affect blood levels, probably won't have a direct effect on bone.
Excess bone calcium occurs in some uncommon diseases and can affect bone strength, bone growth and turnover.
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