Too Much Calcium May Also Cause Increase Risk of Osteoporosis, Study Says

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					Too Much Calcium May             Also   Cause    Increase    Risk   of
Osteoporosis, Study Says

                                       Calcium is considered as one of
                                       the important minerals which
                                       fight     off     osteoporosis.
                                       Osteoporosis is described as
                                       low bone density, which makes
                                       the bone brittle and more
                                       prone         to       fracture.
                                       Nevertheless, there is a
                                       negative impact on the body
                                       when one is consuming too
                                       little or too much calcium.
                                       Excessive absorption of calcium
is also a reason for osteoporosis, aside from insufficient amount of
calcium, research affirms. The excessive calcium offered by dairy
products and supplements may influence the osteoclasts to develop
prematurely, thus rapid and premature aging of the bone occurs.

The                                                              bones
received more than 99 percent of calcium. In order to build new bones,
the body may need to balance calcium and magnesium. If this balance
is disrupted, including by intake of calcium that exceed intakes of
magnesium, your body is unable to break down and reabsorb calcium
to form new bone, and your bones become brittle and weak.

Calcium supplements are only needed when a person has low level of
serum calcium and his/her diet is deficient in calcium-rich foods.
Although all daily calcium may be basically acquired from foods,
supplementation is sometimes required. A patient may not be aware
that calcium supplements may not have magnesium. For each 500mg of
calcium taken, a dose of 200-250mg of magnesium may be taken for
better absorption.
The human body may only assimilate a certain amount of calcium in a
day. There is only a certain amount of calcium that a body may take in
daily. About 220 to 375 mg is the average calcium absorption daily.
Over 1,200 milligrams of calcium daily is ingested by people who take
calcium supplements and eating foods high in calcium and are observed
to have low bone mass density, especially menopausal women.

Today, the primary medical intervention for osteoporosis is the use of
bisphosphonate drugs, such as Fosamax, which is made from chemicals
used as industrial cleaning solvent. Its chemicals are known to poison
and kill osteoclasts, which functions by breaking down bad bones,
making room for the new stronger bone cells that the osteoblasts put in
its place. The quality of the bone is affected when the bad bones gather
under the mass of new bones, causing increase in density. The Fosamax
injury lawsuit center at has more
information about why this drug may not be good for the bones.


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