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  • Sarah
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    Re: Vitamins and Minerals

    Calcium is necessary for proper heart function --however, it is very, very important for it to be balanced with magnesium and potassium. Large doses of any one of these will throw your system out of whack. Talk to a nutritionist and your doctor about getting a baseline taken to see if you are deficient in any of these before you start taking them. Then you can calculate a safe dose of all three.

    I don't know of any interaction per se with beta-blockers, just that anything that increases heart function should help your beta-blocker help you.

    take care,

    S

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  • Lisa Salberg
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    I know of no direct connection, I will check around and let you know.

    Lisa

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  • Karen P
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    Hi,

    What do you mean by large amounts?

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  • Swanson
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    Vitamins and Minerals

    Does anyone know if Calcium in large amounts is good for the heart? I have heard that it is. Also does it pose a problem with Atenolol?

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