Calcium supplements, heart disease in men may be linked

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heartCalcium supplements work to strengthen the bones but they may break the heart.

A new study by the National Institutes of Health finds calcium supplements are linked to heart disease in men.

Researchers studied nearly 400,000 men and found those who took added calcium for bone health were more likley to die of heart disease than those who did not take the supplements.

Scientists believe calcium buildup in the arteries and veins leads to heart problems.


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