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High amounts of calcium may increase the likelihood of heart-related death
Washington Post

The question: Although calcium has proven benefits, might too much of it cause problems, particularly for the heart?

This study: analyzed data on 61,433 women, most in their mid-50s at the start of the study. Over roughly the next two decades, calcium consumption from both dietary sources and supplements was calculated periodically. In that time, 11,944 of the women died, including 3,862 from cardiovascular disease, 1,932 from ischemic heart disease (also called coronary artery disease) and 1,100 from a stroke.