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Do calcium supplements help prevent osteoporosis?

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Dr. Sunil Prof. Wimalawansa
Internal Medicine
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In brief: No

Absorption of calcium is greatly influenced by the presence or absence of other micronutrients.
Calcium can decrease the rate of bone loss, especially in the elderly and in the presence of adequate levels of vitamin d. However, those with excessive bone loss would need an appropriate anti-osteoporosis therapy to prevent bone loss and fractures.

In brief: No

Absorption of calcium is greatly influenced by the presence or absence of other micronutrients.
Calcium can decrease the rate of bone loss, especially in the elderly and in the presence of adequate levels of vitamin d. However, those with excessive bone loss would need an appropriate anti-osteoporosis therapy to prevent bone loss and fractures.
Dr. Sunil Prof. Wimalawansa
Dr. Sunil Prof. Wimalawansa
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Dr. Su Fairchild
Integrative Medicine

In brief: Strontium

Strontium, d3, vitamin k, boron, vanadium, magnesium, zinc all are just as important.
Calcium alone may help harden your arteries.. Must take with magnesium, and the other things mentioned help a lot. Strontium is extremely important as well.

In brief: Strontium

Strontium, d3, vitamin k, boron, vanadium, magnesium, zinc all are just as important.
Calcium alone may help harden your arteries.. Must take with magnesium, and the other things mentioned help a lot. Strontium is extremely important as well.
Dr. Su Fairchild
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