The rationale for calcium supplementation
in women with PMS lies in several studies suggesting that PMS patients have altered calcium homeostasis and increased risk of osteoporosis.
Results: Of the 270 participants, 37% reported calcium supplementation
, and 41% reported regular weight-bearing exercise to prevent osteoporosis.
It was successfully treated with oral calcium supplementation
For now, you may want to keep your dairy intake reasonably low, and not overdo calcium supplementation
(500-600 mg/day is usually enough).
Effect of calcium supplementation
on urinary hydroxyproline in osteoporotic postmenopausal women.
Treatment benefits included prolonged serum calcium maintenance, reduced vitamin D and calcium supplementation
and fewer hypocalcemic symptoms --
The study, "The Effects of Calcium Supplementation
on Verified Coronary Heart Disease Hospitalization and Death in Postmenopausal Women: A Collaborative Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials," is the fifth study in the last few years to reaffirm calcium's safety, which is consistent with the overall body of scientific research.
Second, if the reported adverse effect of calcium supplementation
on the cardiovascular system is real, it might be due to calcium-induced magnesium depletion, and therefore might be preventable by coadministration of magnesium.
Vitamin D and Calcium Supplementation
to Prevent Fractures in Adults: U.
Dawson-Hughes and colleagues analyzed each participant's vitamin D supplementation within and independent of the study protocol, controlling for age, vitamin D blood levels at baseline, additional calcium supplementation
and whether the person lived independently or under medical care.
On July 30, 2010, a meta-analysis published in the British Journal of Medicine reported that calcium supplementation
was associated with a significant increase in risk for heart attack.
The relatively poor bioavailability of calcium is also uniformly found with all salts used for calcium supplementation