Facebook Pixel

How important is it to take calcium supplements for women?

By HERWriter Blogger June 30, 2014 - 3:00pm
Rate This

I hear it all the time..women need calcium to have strong bones later in life. So just how important is it?

Add a Comment1 Comments

EmpowHER Guest

Hi Erin,

That is something us women hear a lot especially coming from our gynecologist.  Calcium is important for bone health throughout our life. But as we age and go through menopause, our chances to develop osteoporosis increases. Not only can we get calcium from supplements, but also from certain foods that are high in calcium. Such as milk, yogurt, cheeses, tofu and ice cream. 

I've included a video that talk's about the importance of calcium for us women.

HER Health Minute - Vitamin D & Calcium 



July 2, 2014 - 4:12am
Enter the characters shown in the image.
By submitting this form, you agree to EmpowHER's terms of service and privacy policy
Add a Comment

All user-generated information on this site is the opinion of its author only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for any medical conditions. Members and guests are responsible for their own posts and the potential consequences of those posts detailed in our Terms of Service.