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Are You Getting Enough (or Too Much) Calcium?
Most people associate calcium with a healthy skeleton. Indeed, the mineral is essential for keeping your bones healthy, but it’s also a key player in the function of other critical body systems.
It’s important to get enough calcium to keep those systems in tip-top shape, yet there’s some evidence that too much can do more harm than good. In this slideshow, Johns Hopkins cardiologist Erin Michos, M.D., M.H.S., associate director of preventive cardiology at the Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease, discusses how to get just the right dose.
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