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We don't -- your email questions ahead wrote in about calcium supplements.
No -- if they increased the risk of actually having -- stroke when you proof.
You have this is a very interesting report there were some recent research done.
I'm not sure that I -- -- and their many other doctors who viewed with some skepticism.
But I have to report to you that there were a series of studies that showed that calcium supplements appear to increase the risk of stroke.
It's not it's not very definite it's not very impressive it's just a slight increase.
If you read about it and are worried if you're let's say -- post menopausal woman.
Who's worried about osteoporosis.
You've been prescribed calcium you don't know whether to take -- calcium supplements here's what I make of that.
I would if you are.
Older viewers 65 or older.
And have any history of heart disease.
I would discuss with your doctor alternative ways.
Reducing your risk of a risk of osteoporosis.
May be taking some of the drugs and laying off the calcium if you are older.
And already have some evidence of heart disease otherwise I would not change your calcium intake casts him as a very important supplement and it's very good for -- and health.
So if you're younger.
And you're taking that.
Just keep going yeah and I would say so and this is a you know -- preliminary study I like to bring it to your attention because you're gonna read about it on the Internet and you may worry as this.
You -- dead as to how to apply it to yourself if you're older and have history of heart disease.
Or stroke do.
Discussed the wisdom of taking calcium supplements -- your doctor.
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