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Hypnogal

Reged: 03/17/03
Posts: 135
WHY CALTRATE-D PLUS WORKS
      03/18/03 02:41 PM

WHY CALTRATE-D WORKS

Over the past few days I have discovered people all over the world are taking calcium for the same complaints I have regarding after gallbladder removal miseries with great success/in many cases INSTEAD of bile salt sequestrants - Questran being the one I take. And some even take it for IBS-D. I don't do well with milk and don't eat high fat products like cheese....haven't for years since my gallbladder came out - and wow, what a difference now after supplementation.

Is a Calcium Supplement is helping me? Yes, it is. Amazing.

...and after research today THIS is HOW and WHY taking a Calcium supplement works.

1. Calcium binds bile, which can irritate the lining of the colon causing diahrea.

2. "Calcium is a smooth muscle relaxant/is necessary for proper muscular contractions throughout the body. Deficiency can result in spastic conditions - muscle spasms, tics and
the over-activation of muscles without cause."
ie: athletic "stitches", "tics" and painful spasms.
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More proof:

Calcium, Vitamin D and Your Health
Author: Ruby H. Cox, PhD, RD, Associate Professor and State EFNEP/FSNEP Coordinator; Sharon (Shelly) Nickols-Richardson, PhD, RD, Assistant Professor, Department of Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise; Virginia Tec
-------Calcium is a very important mineral because it is essential for nerve messages to be passed along the nervous system from the brain to other parts of the body and vice versa.
Calcium binds fat and bile acids in the large intestine, keeping them from causing harm and (b) by preventing the excessive growth of cells in the intestines, which could otherwise
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Calcium Signalling in the Nervous System
Format Hardcover ISBN 0471959413 Copyright Year 1996 $260.00 (WOW pricey!) -
--------------"Calcium entry into the nerve is essential for transmitter release.Now the role of calcium in nerve activity is considered to be very important, There are 4 different identified calcium channels in nerve."
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MUSCLE SPASMS/TWITCHING "Prescription for Nutritional Healing" by James F. Balch, M.D and Phyllis A. Balch, C.N.C.
---------"Muscle spasms and twitches are usually caused from a
magnesium and calcium deficiency." ------------------------------


People with IBS-D have UNsmooth contractions of the intestines/colon - HELLO = IBS-D! Caltrate will smooth these contractions and possibly bind excess bile (due to irritated lining), lessening diahrea.

I have also suffered levator ani syndrome (rectal spasms) and this too, has slowly diminished since supplementation.

Excuse me, I have to go take my supplement now.

Hey, little miracles happen all the time...have faith.
Nancy






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* WHY CALTRATE-D PLUS WORKS Hypnogal 03/18/03 02:41 PM
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. * Re: WHY CALTRATE-D PLUS WORKS *Melissa*   06/06/03 03:44 AM
. * Re: WHY CALTRATE-D PLUS WORKS SharonMello   03/19/03 10:51 AM
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