Low Calcium Intake Linked With Increased Risk of Osteoporosis and Hypertension in Postmenopausal Women

ScienceDaily — Italian postmenopausal women who have a low calcium intake show a higher risk of developing both osteoporosis and hypertension (a chronic medical condition in which arterial blood pressure is elevated) than those who consume higher levels of calcium according to research presented at EULAR 2010, the Annual Congress of the European League Against Rheumatism in Rome, Italy. Read article