How to further explore slightly high coronary calcium and Lp(a) and borderline high LDL-P? | Masterjohn Q&A Files #281

Short answer: If inflammatory markers are low and Lp(a) is proportionally more elevated than LDL-P, then blood lipids probably account for part of the calcification, while factors impacting LDL oxidation come next and those impacting calcification directly come after that. For the latter two, the oxidative stress and calcium sections of the Cheat Sheet should …

Why do some paleo advocates and functional medicine practitioners recommend low-calcium diets? | Masterjohn Q&A Files #263

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Will lowering my PTH with calcium reverse my atherosclerosis? | Masterjohn Q&A Files #244

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Could low-normal phosphorus be from my calcium intake? | Masterjohn Q&A Files #232

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How to fix high iron and calcium, low copper and magnesium, without blood donation? | Masterjohn Q&A Files #143

Question: How to fix high iron and calcium, low copper and magnesium, without blood donation? Your only options for decreasing iron levels are to eat a low meat vegetarian diet high in vegetables, nuts, seeds, and whole grains. That’s probably your best bet. But the thing is, a very vegetable rich diet is gonna be …

Would a seasonally low vitamin D intake and high calcium intake cause soft tissue calcification? | Masterjohn Q&A Files #105

Question: Would a seasonally low vitamin D intake and high calcium intake cause soft tissue calcification?  Chris: The end of this question is would the calcium simply be excreted due to the low vitamin D levels. Your vitamin D level being low, the first thing that’s going to do and the major thing that’s going …