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Although poor nutrition is the main cause for the lack of calcium, a number of other factors lead to this problem. Reduced exposure to the sun (source of vitamin D), menopause, certain conditions such as diabetes, hyperthyroidism, kidney disease, anemia, stress, and excess caffeine are potential “calcium inhibitors” , according to medical researches.┬áDoctors say endocrine causes should not be neglected. Thyroid gland malfunction, caused by the lack of calcium, and thyroid removal therapy does not allow proper assimilation of calcium. Draconian diets, laxatives and diuretics lead to massive loss of electrolytes, which can trigger in time seizures of hypocalcaemia. Also, excessive intake of potassium and phosphorus can lead to the elimination of calcium in the urine. And last but not least, pasta, salt, sugar, alcohol and caffeine are big “consumers” of calcium from the human body.

Memory impairment and cataract caused by untreated hypocalcaemia may have serious consequences for the organism, from osteoporosis to frequent memory loss, and cataracts which is reversible only up to a point. A low level of calcium in the body can cause spasmophilia that triggers prolonged periods of stress and fatigue. Stings occur in the extremities, muscle cramps, feeling throat, suffocation, fainting, palpitations, symptoms like seizures. In spasmophiliac crisis people use the inhaling and exhaling into a paper bag therapy to increase oxygen concentration and to distract the patient from the stress. The actual treatment will be subsequently recommended by the doctor.

image_2064The first step to avoid hypocalcaemia is eating foods with high concentrations of calcium (milk, oil, green vegetables). If you have assimilation problems then it is better to switch to medication. Hypocalcaemia does not treat itself “by ear”, but requires certain rules. “Calcium supplements are taken together with the iron, because it enhances its absorption. Often, along with the lack of calcium, magnesium concentration must be corrected to make a healthy mineral balance. If the situation is urgent, the correction of calcium and magnesium should be done simultaneously. Otherwise, it is best that magnesium supplements to precede the calcium, at least for a while, then be administered simultaneously. In case of severe hypocalcaemia, intravenous calcium ions are needed while less serious cases will be treated with calcium supplements prescriptions.

Fossilized corals in the oceans are a 100% natural source of minerals with increased bio-availability compared to conventional mineral substances. Besides the main component calcium, fossilized corals in the Caribbean contain a significant amount of silicon and other trace elements (Al, Cr, Co, Cu, I, Mn, V, Zn) essential to maintain healthy hair, skin and nails.

Many plants and marine life calcium-containing forms, are associated with various vitamins and minerals (especially magnesium and phosphorus). Scientific studies have shown that organic calcium is most easily assimilated by the body and, moreover, it is the only one who can quickly improve its deficit caused by diseases. For example, in the case of osteoporosis, a condition characterized by bone demineralization and embrittlement, synthetic calcium has no effect. Instead, the organic one obtained from calcareous algae, stops the etching processes and, moreover, even produces a hormonal balance, highly necessary to relieve this condition. Also, in the case of infants, organic calcium superiority has been proven by testing the breast milk, where the mineral is found associated with other good nutrients. Even the synthetic milk powder tries to copy the exact mineral formula, organic calcium still keeps the first position after years of synthetic combination research.