Calcium Supplements & Stroke

Calcium Supplements & Stroke

Taking Calcium Supplements for Osteoporosis may not be the best idea…

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calcium supplements may not be the answer here
calcium is not the go to for osteoporosis

We have all heard about the growing epidemic of Osteoporosis in the U.S.  What is it the number one supplement everybody reaches for?  It’s calcium.  However, an alarming new study shows this may not be the best idea.

Osteoporosis tends to afflict women more than men.  In fact, over 75% of all people with osteoporosis are women.  According to the Institute of Natural Healing, this may not be the best idea.  Women who take calcium supplements are seven times more likely to develop dementia.  The risk is even higher if there is history of a stroke.  Even a temporary stroke, or transient ischemic attack (TIA) can increase this risk.

The Nutritional Approach to Supporting Healthy Bone

So what is the real solution to osteoporosis?  Over 60% of calcium (Ca) is carried by protein.  By the time we reach age 40 we lose our ability to digest protein.  In fact, it declines as much as 70%.   First, increase your dietary protein.  Second, make sure you get enough (Ca) from your diet. Try to eat calcium rich leafy green vegetables.  Great sources include spinach, kale and other leafy greens.

Do you suffer from Osteoporosis?  Are you looking for a safe, natural approach to supporting healthy bone?  Give us a call and set up a consultation. We will take the time to sit down and talk with you about your suffering. We will even do some preliminary testing.  This will help determine if you are a good candidate for care. If you’re not, we will make every effort to find an appropriate referral.

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After many years of clinical practice, Dr. Marrone has forged a remarkable career as a practitioner, educator and lecturer. His extensive knowledge of enzyme nutrition has made him a much sought after practitioner. Do you suffer from health problems that nobody seems to have the answer to?  Are you sick and tired of the revolving door approach of modern medicine?  Give Dr. Marrone a call to set up a consultation.

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-dementia-study-idUSBRE8B51BC20121206

Calcium and Osteoporosis