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Calcium Deficiency


Presentation

  • In the present study, mature female rats were treated with prednisolone (Pred) or vehicle, in combination with ovariectomy (ovx), dietary calcium deficiency (LoCa), or right hind limb immobilization (IM).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • This sign is present in 94 percent of people with low blood levels of calcium and only 1% of those with normal calcium levels, according to a June 2008 article in the “British Medical Journal."[livestrong.com]
Fatigue
  • Fatigue: Bone and muscle aches generally causes weakness in calcium deficient people. But low calcium levels are also linked to insomnia, fear and mental derangements that increase stress and fatigue.[thehealthsite.com]
  • Some steroids are used to treat chronic fatigue, chronic muscle pain, and inflammatory joint pain. Additionally, some steroids are used in the treatment of asthma.[glutenfreesociety.org]
  • Muscle cramps, particularly in the back and legs; may progress to muscle spasm ( tetany) Wheezing Difficulty swallowing Voice changes due to spasm of the larynx Irritability, impaired intellectual capacity, depression, anxiety, and personality changes Fatigue[naturalhealthadvisory.com]
  • Muscle cramps , particularly in the back and legs; may progress to muscle spasm ( tetany) Wheezing Difficulty swallowing Voice changes due to spasm of the larynx Irritability, impaired intellectual capacity, depression, anxiety, and personality changes Fatigue[universityhealthnews.com]
  • Wheezing Fainting Muscle aches Numbness in feet, face Brittle nails Depression Tooth decay Dry skin Memory loss Cataracts Kidney stones Allergies Chest pains Fatigue Numbness in hands Miscarriages, Infertility Seizures Heart Failure Osteoporosis Cancer[doctorshealthpress.com]
Osteoporosis
  • The concept that human osteoporosis, particularly in postmenopausal women, results from negative calcium balance represents a working hypothesis that fits many, but not all of the available data.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Calcium and Osteoporosis Osteoporosis is a progressive disease in which the bones gradually become weaker and weaker. The term osteoporosis, derived from Latin, literally means "porous bones."[home-remedies-haven.com]
  • The National Osteoporosis Society are a UK-wide charity dedicated to ending the pain and suffering caused by osteoporosis. You can find out more information by visiting their website .[bbcgoodfood.com]
  • CONTINUE SCROLLING OR CLICK HERE FOR RELATED ARTICLE Reviewed on 12/4/2018 Osteoporosis Slideshow Pictures Super Foods for Your Bones Slideshow Pictures Take the Osteoporosis Quiz[medicinenet.com]
Muscle Twitch
  • More severe deficiency can cause tetany, characterized by involuntary muscle twitching, cramps and spasms. Tetany can occur spontaneously.[livestrong.com]
  • Uncontrollable muscle twitches as well as numbness and tingling sensations in the hands and legs can occur for the same reason. Moreover, a low calcium level may impair the nervous system, which in turn affects the functionality of nerves.[top10homeremedies.com]
  • Uncontrollable muscle twitches along with tingling and numbness sensations in your hands and legs may occur for the same cause. Furthermore, a low calcium level can impair your nervous system, which will affect to the functionality of nerves.[vkool.com]
  • Those who are hypocalcemic experience sensations of tingling, numbness and muscle twitches. One test for low calcium involves tapping the jaw and looking for muscle spasms, a reaction known as Chvostek’s Sign.[doctoroz.com]
Genu Valgum
  • PTH bone disease) and bony leg deformities (genu valgum, genu varum, bowing, rotational and wind-swept) was greater ( 90%) in children with calcium deficiency as compared to 25% in children with adequate calcium who largely had osteosclerotic form of[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
Compulsive Disorder
  • Abstract Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is briefly characterized, and several of the hypothesized neuroanatomical and neurochemical substrates of this etiologically heterogeneous syndrome are noted.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

Treatment

  • No differences in trabecular plate thickness were noted in any of the treatment groups.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

Etiology

  • Abstract Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is briefly characterized, and several of the hypothesized neuroanatomical and neurochemical substrates of this etiologically heterogeneous syndrome are noted.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

Epidemiology

  • METHODS: We searched 3 online databases and a multitude of survey reports to conduct a narrative review of calcium epidemiology in Bangladesh, including population intake, determinants and consequences of deficiency, and tested interventions, with particular[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • EFFECT OF MAGNESIUM ON BP Epidemiologic, observational, and clinical trial data indicate that a diet high in magnesium (at least 500–1000 mg/d) may lower BP, but the results are inconsistent. 48, 49 In most epidemiologic studies, an inverse relationship[onlinelibrary.wiley.com]
  • In two large prospective epidemiological trials, men and women who consumed 700–800 mg per day of calcium had a 40%–50% lower risk of developing left-side colon cancer [ 69 ].[ods.od.nih.gov]
Sex distribution
Age distribution

Pathophysiology

  • The identified biomarkers give new insights into the pathophysiological changes and molecular mechanisms of calcium deficiency.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • The pathophysiology of pre-eclampsia: current clinical concepts. J Obstet Gynaecol. 2009;29:576-82. [ PubMed abstract ] ACOG Task Force on Hypertension in Pregnancy. Hypertension in Pregnancy.[ods.od.nih.gov]

Prevention

  • Less well known is the calcium outflow from bone that occurs to prevent decrease of blood calcium in calcium deficiency caused by the parathyroid hormone, with consequent calcium overflow into soft tissues and the intracellular compartment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Milk and milk made products can prevent calcium deficiency while exposure to sun meet the need of Vitamin D and delay the process of Osteoporosis among elderly population of the country,[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]
  • But prevention is better than cure. One of the reasons for these cramps could be a calcium deficiency.[home-remedies-haven.com]

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