Men, Is Your Calcium Supplement Hurting Your Heart?

Men taking calcium supplements may be at risk for premature cardiac death, according to an article in MedPageToday.  But what if those men have lower cancer and infection rates and end up living longer than non-supplementers?  The article doesn’t address that.

A study a couple years ago looked at women taking calcium supplements.  As long as they also took a vitamin D supplement, they had no adverse mortality or cardiac effects.  

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