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Expert opinion please: could taking a calcium supplement reduce anxiety?

3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Philip Rosenblum
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Unlikely

Calcium as a mineral causes an increase in muscle tone and in excess can contribute to muscle spasm, headaches, and heartburn.
Not a recipe for relaxation.

In brief: Unlikely

Calcium as a mineral causes an increase in muscle tone and in excess can contribute to muscle spasm, headaches, and heartburn.
Not a recipe for relaxation.
Dr. Philip Rosenblum
Dr. Philip Rosenblum
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Calcium

Calcium & magnesium have been shown to benefit some, not all, people with chronic anxiety.
Consult your primary care doc. First.

In brief: Calcium

Calcium & magnesium have been shown to benefit some, not all, people with chronic anxiety.
Consult your primary care doc. First.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
Thank
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Dr. Philip Rosenblum
Of the two, my bets are on magnesium, though.
Dr. Alan Ali
Absolutely, Dr. Rosenblum, & Thanks.
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