Heart Health

Heart Health Risk With Calcium Supplements, Research Suggests

(Photo credit:¬†Carlos Porto)¬†(Photo credit:Master isolated images) A new study finds supplementing with calcium may slightly increase risk of heart attacks. Researchers suggest a review of current calcium recommendations. A study published in the British Medical Journal found that calcium supplements commonly prescribed to benefit skeletal health, may increase the risk of a heart attack and cardiovascular events such as stroke,…

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