• Calcium in the Spotlight?>

    Calcium in the Spotlight

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Millions of people take calcium supplements, hoping to keep their aging bones strong and prevent osteoporosis-related fractures. Recent news may have made many people wonder whether they should stop.

  • A New Supplement for Old Bones?>

    A New Supplement for Old Bones

    by Berkeley Wellness

    There's some evidence that strontium supplements—promoted as a “natural” way “to maintain strong bones"—may help improve bone density. But there are also concerns about strontium's safety. We look at the latest evidence on this metallic element.

  • Can Calcium Pills Hurt Your Heart??>

    Can Calcium Pills Hurt Your Heart?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Even doctors who are generally unenthusiastic about supplements are likely to advise many patients to take calcium to help protect their bones. But an analysis of 11 studies concluded that calcium supplements can increase the risk of heart attacks.