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When women think about what they can do to prevent osteoporosis, most women think of calcium supplementation. Calcium improves bone health, increases bone mineral density, and improves the effectiveness of osteoporosis medications. Although most studies do not show a positive effect of calcium reducing fracture risk, in the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) trial, hip fractures […]

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NAMS Board of Trustees. The role of calcium in peri-and postmenopausal women: 2006 position statement of The North American Menopause Society. Menopause: The J of The N American Menopause Society 2006;12(6): 862-877 The last evidence based consensus opinion of the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) was published in 2001. An expert panel of clinicians and […]

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