What is too much calcium? What’s not enough calcium? You may have noticed some recent media coverage about calcium. Confused? Don’t feel alone. How much calcium is a frequently asked question.
Posts Tagged: Supplements
The calcium controversy helps draw attention to bone health. That’s good! Lots of media over a study with lots of flaws and a “trivial result.” Here’s my opinion on the meta-analysis of calcium supplements and risk of heart attacks and cardiovascular events released yesterday on BMJ online first. ➤ Heart disease was not the focus… Read more
During my most recent annual physical my physician requested one further blood value to analyze along with the standard blood profile. In addition to the typical lipid panel, CA 125 test, and an array of others, she was also interested in evaluating my vitamin D level. I quietly thought testing my Vitamin D was completely… Read more