Is it possible to overdose on calcium?


Kann man Calcium überdosieren?

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1. is it possible to overdose on calcium?

Excessive calcium intake can be very harmful to the human body. Excessive use of calcium can increase the risk of heart attacks and vascular occlusions. If more than 1500 mg of calcium is consumed per day, the excess calcium is excreted through the urinary tract. In people with impaired kidney function, this can cause kidney stones in severe cases.

    2 What is calcium?

    Calcium is a vital mineral. In terms of quantity, it is the most abundant in the human body. Calcium is stored in the bones and teeth and gives them the necessary strength. Calcium plays an essential role in the transmission of stimuli in muscles and nerves. For this reason it should be taken in daily through the diet. Calcium deficiency is defined as a too low concentration of calcium in the human body. In a deficiency situation, the calcium level is below the value of 2.3 mmol/l (millimoles per litre).

    3. symptoms of a calcium deficiency

    A calcium deficiency can be recognized by a wide variety of symptoms:

    • Muscle cramp
    • Muscle tremor
    • Sweating
    • Cataract
    • Mental disorders
    • Digestive disorders
    • Caries
    • Brittle nails
    • Heart problems

    4. calcium in the form of food supplements

    If you want to increase a low calcium level with a food supplement, you should pay attention to the form of the active ingredient and its origin. Calcium capsules are particularly suitable for increasing calcium levels. They are very well tolerated and are utilized by the body to a high degree. The preparation should also not contain any chemical additives. If you buy a preparation from Germany, you can be sure that the product has also been produced safely and is of high quality.

    Calcium Kapseln von Vitamineule

    Our recommendation:
    Vitamineule® Calcium Capsules

    In our online shop you will find our calcium capsules from Vitamineule®, which are completely free of artificial additives. Vitamineule® Calcium Capsules contain 120 mg of pure calcium from calcium carbonate per capsule. Each can contains 90 capsules. In addition to fast & free shipping, we offer a voluntary six-month return guarantee on all products.

    5. conclusion: Can calcium be overdosed?

    Calcium cannot be overdosed in supplement form. An overdose occurs due to an excess of calcium in the form of supplements. The excess calcium is excreted through the urinary tract.

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