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Do Calcium Supplements Increase The Risk of Heart Disease?

New research shows what women take to address one health concern may put them at greater risk for another. FOX's Jane Metzler has the details: It's a debate that's gone on for nearly a decade: whether calcium supplements increase the risk of heart disease.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

One of the problems of giving calcium supplements is that they are not balanced with adequate levels of magnesium.  This is widely known that both are required for optimal bone health, and now appears to be likely for reduction of atherosclerotic plaque formation.


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