Calcium is used to build bones and teeth. If you don't have enough over a long time, it may lead to osteoporosis. Muscle activity and transmission of nerve signals also relies on calcium.
It is also used for coagulation of the blood and regulates heart activity. Calcium deficiency increases the risk of high blood pressure and heart attack.
Hormone secretion is also regulated by calcium. It is used in enzyme production.
Together with magnesium, calcium provides electricity for the heart.
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Recommended Daily Allowance
800 mg - 1000 mg
Deficiency of Calcium
A deficiency of calcium leads to pale and sweaty skin, nervousness, throwing up, and cramps.
Oversupply of Calcium
It is possible to have too much calcium. Indication for that are a lack of apetite, loss of weight, constipation, and irregular heart beating.Note: This guide can only give a general overview of these minerals and their possible effects on the human body. It cannot and does not want to replace a doctor. If you are unsure about some aspect, or feel unweell, please consult professional help.
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