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Side effects of calcium supplement?

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Dr. Steven Charlap
Holistic Medicine
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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.

In brief: 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.
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