In a recent research it was revealed that the in take of calcium supplements could tend to increase the chance of heart attacks in older women. Well as all know calcium is a good way to make bones healthy and keep them away from bone diseases. But this time the study has shown a worry sign for women who tend to consume calcium to stay away from such bone ailments.
It is known that heart attacks can occur from various other reasons which were earlier discovered in a series of research conducted in this field. But this time it was calcium which was the main factor to look for to avoid heart attacks. Yesterday this shocking report was out online in the British Medical Journal telling how calcium could result in the risk of heart attacks in older women. This time a new sign for worry was added to the list of women ailments, with obesity, and other diseases making them restless, now heart attacks too has made women population to believe as if they are living on the edge.
This study was under taken by the University of Auckland in New Zealand which found that calcium is bound to increase the risk of women to experience heart attacks. To get to the conclusion the research team conducted their study on about 1500 post-menopausal women. In this it was found that the women who use to take calcium supplement have a greater risk to get a heart attack or other heart aliments than rest of the women.
What is Heart Attack?
A heart attack occurs when blood flow to a section of heart muscle becomes blocked. If the flow of blood isn’t restored quickly, the section of heart muscle becomes damaged from lack of oxygen and begins to die.