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Link between calcium supplements and heart disease raises the question: Take them or toss them?
- By Holly Strawbridge, Former Editor, Harvard Health
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Heart disease is major words in health, so we should be avoiding as much as possible calcium supplements, meanwhile trying to verify as fast as possible if calcium supplements are as harmful as it is described. There should also be a team of investigators trying to find alternatives to calcium supplements.
in case of doubt: go see your doctor! one should not fool around with any kind of dietary supplements!
I think there needs to be further study here. We seem to be getting some conflicting research going back and forth.
Marielaina Perrone DDS
So Dr. Lee thinks that one study showing a correlation between calcium supplements and heart disease is enough to advise caution, but one study showing a correlation between multivitamins and death should be ignored?
Readers should keep 2 things in mind:
1. Correlation is not causation.
2. A single study is rarely sufficient evidence for altering behavior.
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