Osteoporosis: Treatment | Health Monitor

Osteoporosis: Treatment | Health Monitor.

After reading link above, I found this quote in another link below above article. Confusing I know. What did I do? Called the prescribing doctor for calcium/Vitamin D supplement. She hemmed, then hawed. I said, “I tell you what

“Our own recommendation is to critically review the use of calcium supplements, since the data in this paper suggests that they do more harm than good,” added Reid, who is professor of medicine and endocrinology at the University of Auckland in New Zealand.

“The cautious way forward seems to be to encourage people to obtain their calcium from the diet, rather than from supplements, since food calcium has not been shown to carry this increased risk of heart disease,” Reid added.

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