Category Archives: Calcium

Calcium and Magnesium

mineral balanceThe correlation between Calcium and Magnesium, these two vital minerals, is so important that I wanted you to understand the serious significance of an imbalance between the two.  In these modern times and with our modern diet, the imbalance is invariably too much Ca and too little Mg. Continue reading Calcium and Magnesium

Calcium Supplements = Heart Disease

calcification heartAs I was speaking of the dangers of too much Calcium (Ca) in my last post and as excess Ca is lethal, I want to give you an idea of where Ca can land up in our bodies.  If it is NOT laid down in our bones as most of it should be, this is what can happen.  The following images give an idea of the effects of a Ca overload on your heart and the rest of your body.  99% of Ca should be in your bones with just 1% in your cells, soft tissue and bloodstream. To start, here is a three dimensional CTA data set showing calcifications in coronary arteries. Continue reading Calcium Supplements = Heart Disease

What is the Best Calcium Supplement for Women?

Calcium SweetsHere’s a common question – ‘What is the best calcium supplement for women?’  Well actually, the best calcium supplement for women, or anyone else for that matter, is probably not calcium at all!  The correlation between two vital minerals, calcium (Ca) and magnesium(Mg), is so important that I want to tell you about the serious significance of an imbalance between these two alkaline metals. Continue reading What is the Best Calcium Supplement for Women?

Calcium Supplements for Heart Disease?

Do you want heart disease?

Coronary plaque
Coronary Heart Disease Cr. Blausen

Calcium supplements for heart disease?  Well, if you want to increase your risk of getting heart disease, you can take Calcium (Ca) supplements!  Perhaps you would like to contract type 2 diabetes or be more at risk of having a stroke.  How about kidney stones, do you fancy them.  Take it from me, they are excruciatingly painful!

You may think I’m being frivolous here, but I want you to take heed because many of us are taking extra Ca by way of supplements, despite getting plenty of it through our diet.  For those of you who eat a ‘normal’ diet which includes dairy, yoghurt, milk products, cheese, butter etc., please read this post and take action for your own health and the health of your loved ones.  Take action now for your future well-being and a better chance of living a long and healthy life. Continue reading Calcium Supplements for Heart Disease?