hypercalcemia

  1. Amazoniac

    Semi-confirmed: Low Dietary Calcium Intake As An Overlooked Factor In Constipation

    Members that are crafting a beautiful coral reef in the intestines with the aid of eggshells, Here's a simple study that looked at the association between constipation, elevated PTH and excess calcium in the blood, finding that it's actually the excess calcium that correlates well with...
  2. J

    Salt Reduces Hypercalcemia

    This paper tells of using IV sodium sulfate to lower elevated calcium (hypercalcemia) by by increasing both sodium and calcium excretion in urine. http://www.nejm.org/doi/pdf/10.1056/NEJM196610202751602 It notes that while note as effective, sodium chloride was also effective. The only test was...
  3. haidut

    Vitamin A Blocks The Hypercalcemia From Vitamin D

    I mention this effect in another post, but wanted to post the studies as well. Basically, the studies with vitamin D alone have been disappointing and in some cases quite negative. For instance, taking only calcium and vitamin D has shown negative effects on CVD and cancer. While the authors...
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