About 99% of Calcium in our body is in the bone and teeth. Calcium is a mineral essential for life. Your heart need calcium to work. If you don’t have enough calcium in your body, and you sustain injury, bleeding may not stop on time.
FUNCTIONS OF CALCIUM
- It maintains skeletal system.
- Proper function of the heart.
- It improves dental health
- Aids blood clotting
- Facilitate muscle contraction.
WHAT HAPPEN WHEN YOU DON’T HAVE ENOUGH CALCIUM?
- Bone pain
- Tooth decay
- High blood pressure
- Bone fracture
- Neck pain
FOOD RICH IN CALCIUM
Dr. Adeyemo Olusola is a medical graduate of Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ogun State, Nigeria along with certificate in advanced diploma in Principles of Nutrition, Management and Leadership, Dublin and Certificate in Global Health from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He is an avid reader of books from different oases of life, expert in Medical Statistics and an award winner at both local and international level. “So many a time, I have seen people die avoidable death because of lack of knowledge or information, falling victim of fate. There is then a necessity laid on us to help arm our society to the teeth, as a healthy society cannot be detached from an informed one. Hence, there is need for healthgist.net. We hope you will have a wonderful stay on our website.”