Safety Alerts & Recalls

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For most women, the benefits of taking calcium will outweigh the risks. You should be sure to tell your physician that you are taking calcium supplements at your next appointment so that the two of you can continually review the benefits and risks of this treatment.

Heart risks with calcium supplements in healthy post-menopausal women

A recent study published in the British Medical Journal suggests that healthy post-menopausal women taking 1 gram of calcium supplements daily may be at risk for heart problems such as heart attack, stroke, or even death.

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Source: MediGuard CRT
Publication Date: 2008-08-13
Last Updated: 2009-12-05

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