Calcium supplements 'dramatically increase risk of heart attacks'



Calcium supplements increase your risk of having a heart attack, new research warns.
More than half of women aged 60 and above take the pills to keep their bones strong.
However, a 10-year study at Johns Hopkins University has concluded these boosters tend to drive up the levels of plaque buildup in the arteries - putting pressure on the heart.
As a result, their data showed, users were 22 per cent more likely to have a heart attack.
'When it comes to using vitamin and mineral supplements, particularly calcium supplements being taken for bone health, many Americans think that more is always... read more

 
13 October 2016 in Health, Views: 35
Source: Daily Mail
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