If You Have Aortic Stenosis, Get Your Calcium From Food

Research indicates that calcium supplements may have an adverse effect on individuals with calcified aortic valves.

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Many adults take calcium supplements to ensure they get enough calcium to maintain strong bones. These supplements often are combined with vitamin D to assist with absorption. But a recent Cleveland Clinic study found that calcium supplementation was associated with increased risk of death or need for aortic valve replacement in patients with aortic stenosis. “We […]
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