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Menopause, Menstruation, Calcium Loss

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Here are a few facts about menopause and menstruation that have to do with calcium and magnesium…

Menopause and Menstruation – Calcium

Between the ages of 15 and 45, women lose at the menstrual period cyclically, during 2 or 3 days of each month, considerable calcium. Calcium requirements of nursing and pregnant women are three times the normal adult requirements. During puberty and at the menopause, glandular overactivity causes excessive losses of calcium, iron and other elements. Similarly, men under a severe mental strain, or those engaged in heavy physical labor, require more calcium to replace losses.

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