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Calcium Supplementation for Osteoporosis – A Cause of Divorce?

Caveat Emptor- Let the Consumer Beware! Calcium supplementation causes constipation. It is one of the best kept secrets from women who are, by far, the major consumers taking this supplement en masse for many years in an attempt to reduce the degree of postmenopausal osteoporosis. It is generally believed that women are naturally more constipated […]

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Is Calcium Supplementation for Osteoporosis a Major Cause of Divorce? – A Hidden Issue of National Concern

Calcium supplementation causes constipation. It is one of the best kept secrets from women who are, by far, the major consumers taking this supplement en masse for many years in an attempt to reduce the degree of postmenopausal osteoporosis. About two decades ago, I proposed that calcium consumption was a major cause of divorce, and […]

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Calcium Supplementation, Constipation, Mood Changes and Maybe Divorce

This blog was originally posted at DotComWomen.com. A number of conditions can cause constipation such as iron supplements, antidepressants, irritable bowel syndrome, chocolate, hypothyroidism, opiates and depression, among others. But most of the time the cause is unknown.Many physicians are aware that women are naturally more constipated than men. Though not precisely quantitated in large […]

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