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Do you need to take supplements after menopause?

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Because the lack of estrogen after menopause is linked to the development of osteoporosis, taking calcium and vitamin D, along with a healthy diet, may help prevent it:

Check with your doctor about if and how much you should take of these supplements.

From: Menopause and Good Nutrition WebMD Medical Reference

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements.

Kuanrong, L. , 2012. Heart

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on August 4, 2018

SOURCES:

The Food and Drug Administration.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements.

Kuanrong, L. , 2012. Heart

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on August 4, 2018

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