Tag Archives: calcium

Drug Alerts

New research suggests that two popular pills—acid-reducers for chronic heartburn and calcium supplements to protect bones—may carry unexpected risks. ... More
Strategies for Bone Health

Strategies for Bone Health

I have osteoporosis. I eat broccoli, kale, and other calcium-rich foods. I also take calcium and magnesium supplements and pursue an active lifestyle. Current drug therapies don’t work for me. How does strontium citrate help build bones? ... More
Two Views on Calcium Deposits in Heart

Two Views on Calcium Deposits in Heart

I have a leaky mitral valve and calcium deposits in my heart. One surgeon said: “We leave calcium deposits alone.” Another one said: “We always remove them.” Both doctors are world-class. Why would they have different opinions? Both of your doctors could be right. It depends on where the calcium is, how much is there, […] ... More