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1. calcium deficiency: watch out for these symptoms!
Calcium participates in many different functions in the human organism. For this reason, the symptoms of calcium deficiency are very diverse. The duration of the deficiency and especially its intensity plays an important role. It can be very individual for each person. A calcium deficiency can often be recognized by symptoms such as skin changes and brittle nails. These are usually symptoms that can occur right at the beginning. In addition, caries or periodontosis can develop, as calcium is essential for the teeth. Those affected complain of muscle tremors, muscle cramps or indigestion when they have a calcium deficiency. In rare cases, even heart and circulatory problems can develop as a side effect of calcium deficiency.
2 The daily requirement of calcium
The daily requirement of calcium depends on age and gender. The German Nutrition Society (DGE) recommends a daily calcium intake of approx. 900-1000 mg for adults. For infants, an amount of approx. 500 mg is sufficient. Pregnant and breastfeeding women, on the other hand, should consume about 1300 mg of calcium, as they have to provide for their offspring. However, the daily requirement can vary depending on body size and weight.
3 What causes calcium deficiency?
The basic requirement for healthy bones and teeth is an adequate supply of calcium. Calcium gives the bone matrix its firmness and strength. Hormonal imbalances can be causes of calcium deficiency. These include, for example, oestrogen, testosterone, parathormone or a vitamin D deficiency. Since the human organism cannot produce calcium itself, calcium must be ingested daily through a healthy and balanced diet. Since calcium is mainly present in large quantities in dairy products and cheese, vegans often have the problem of suffering from a calcium deficiency.
Other causes of calcium deficiency may include:
- Digestive disorders
- Hormone disorders
- low calcium diet
- increased calcium requirement (pregnancy, breastfeeding)
- competitive athletes with high sweat losses
- high alcohol consumption
- Magnesium deficiency
- kidney diseases
- medication (e.g. diuretics)
- intake of cortisone
4. calcium in the form of food supplements
If you want to increase a calcium level that is too low with a dietary supplement, you should definitely pay attention to the form of the active ingredient and its origin. Calcium capsules are particularly suitable for increasing calcium levels. They are very well tolerated and are utilized by the body to a high degree. The preparation should also not contain any chemical additives. If you buy a preparation from Germany, you can be sure that the product has also been produced safely and is of high quality.
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5. conclusion: calcium deficiency: watch out for these symptoms!
A calcium deficiency can manifest itself through various symptoms. Depending on the length and course of a calcium deficiency, the symptoms are very individual. Common symptoms include tooth decay and periodontal disease, followed by muscle tremors and muscle cramps. For these reasons, one should pay attention to a daily calcium intake through a healthy and balanced diet. In case of deficiency, supplementation of calcium in the form of food supplements helps. One can choose between calcium tablets and calcium capsules. Both forms are easy to use and enter the circulation quickly.
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