Calcium supplement intake ups cardiovascular disease risk?
New warning for men
- Duration 3:47
- Date Feb 10, 2013
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-- -- -- with a brand new warning for men listen up new study says that those who have a high intake of calcium supplements.
-- -- greater risk of cardiovascular.
Death after some moderate what what does this mean if you take calcium.
-- -- -- Yes this is actually a city that came out of jam on this week and they looked it over 300000.
Participant in patients and over twelve years they're finding out that supplement -- not dietary supplemental calcium.
Four men -- -- is a risk of cardiovascular death.
And also cardiovascular disease now.
It could be very confusing for a lot of people though watching because for years we -- take your cow suit it's good for prevention of us -- proceeds it's great for bone health.
-- now has his studies that we've said in the past -- TV great for diabetes or oral.
High blood pressure and now we're saying wait a second then don't take too much.
You have these hills I think is a supplemental -- about a thousand milligram in this study.
-- you have to be careful about what you interpret these studies so I spoke to a lot of cardiologists and what they're saying is that you know they're pulling back.
To perhaps about 500 milligram and then nobody knows the exact cause of this.
There has been other studies from your peers who also confirmed that too much calcium is not good for you I think one of the things people have to remember is.
While these supplements are you're not getting prescriptions for them and they're just by -- means you should treat -- like drugs because -- affect the way your body works.
Constant -- is very important in cell signaling.
That way -- message was from one cell to another.
If you take too much of it is going to really slow down your muscles which is in the heart -- gonna be very careful what I recommend to be most talked to a doctor.
Think 500 milligram of soft calcium I've always stick to vitamin.
But we don't have a policy told what do you do I mean doctors -- his take -- -- milligrams.
What if you are taking this what do you tell your doctor -- I wanna start with the idea that this is the second study reported the other one Webster there was one from Europe that showed the same thing only increase heart attack rates this morning.
It is very dramatic.
Because it shows a 20% -- of death.
From heart disease in men were taking more than a -- a -- -- -- so the question is.
How much calcium do you need as you just as there and the answer is we try to get you to have it in your diet green leafy vegetables beans.
Dairy products low fat dairy products meet there's ways to get -- -- But especially for women over men proposal wage -- -- Literally of very high risk of fracture -- 50% of women are gonna end up with some fracture related to osteoporosis in their lifetime.
So we've got to -- tells -- very seriously if you're deficient in calcium.
We want you to take it if you're not deficient in calcium the question is can supplement hurt -- and it's starting to look like if you take too much calcium.
It can -- why would -- be we don't actually know the reasons for that.
But some cardiologists have said it may be that calcium builds up in the blood vessels that big buildup in the arteries around the body it may build up in the coronary arteries.
Calcium is extremely important to the heart I don't want everyone out there to think we're talking negative here calcium is what makes your heart pump it what it's what makes -- contract.
But if -- deposit somewhere.
Now we want it for -- we wanted to build up -- -- we wanted to build up muscles but if it deposits in blood vessels it's not good for you.
So past a certain amount it's no good we talked about this before we don't want to -- supplement other guys.
Also something called vitamin K two that I want people to read about it because we don't have time.
I'll pull some information on FaceBook vitamin K two.
Is actually the one that has.
Calcium and magnesium calcium -- itself is not gonna really help.
You have to talk your doctor make sure you have all of these underlies the bottom line if you're taking calcium supplements talk to doctor obviously with the supplies I think.
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