Calcium Supplements May Be Bad for Your Heart: Study

by drsjbecker on July 20, 2012

Many older Americans take calcium supplements to prevent bone loss, but they may be significantly increasing their risk for a heart attack, a new study suggests.

These supplements do not help prevent heart attacks or stroke as some previous research has suggested, the study authors say. But dietary calcium might reduce the risk, they noted.   http://consumer.healthday.com/Article.asp?AID=665054

Health Day (consumer.healthday.com) – By Steven Reinberg – (Wednesday, May 23, 2012)

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