Dr. Low Dog explains what kind of calcium women should take.
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Well probably Calcium Citrate is best for most women because Calcium Citrate is none constipating. It’s easily absorbed. You don’t have to take it with food. So I would say if you have to pick Calcium Citrate, it’s probably best calcium, carbonate is less expensive. It’s with in a lot of—the multivitamins as well. Calcium carbonate can be very constipating and you need to take it with food to absorb it. Well, so it has some advantages because it’s less expensive. It has disadvantages. If the calcium continues to cost constipation, just take it with some magnesium. You can by calcium, magnesium and vitamin D all in one pill and then magnesium access—it also helps the absorption of calcium but it access a mild laxative sort of counteract that constipating effect and many older women have a real problem with calcium because of that.