Now Foods, Calcium Hydroxyapatite Caps, 120 Capsules
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- Supports Bone Health
- Bioavailable Calcium Source
- A Dietary Supplement
- GMP Quality Assured
NOW Calcium Hydroxyapatite is naturally processed from Australian, certified BSE-free, young pasture-fed cattle. It is a highly absorbable source of Microcrystalline Hydroxyapatite (MCH), which includes calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, protein, minerals and amino acids normally found in bone tissue. Calcium and Phosphorus are essential for healthy bone formation; however, additional minerals and amino acids are also important. NOW Calcium Hydroxyapatite provides a bioavailable source of dietary calcium together with other nutrients that assist in the maintenance of healthy bone structure and function.
As a dietary supplement, take 2 capsules twice daily, preferably with food.
Gelatin (capsule) and magnesium stearate (vegetable source).
Not manufactured with yeast, wheat, gluten, soy, milk, egg, fish, shellfish or tree nut ingredients. Produced in a GMP facility that processes other ingredients containing these allergens.
Store in a cool, dry place after opening.
Caution: For adults only. Consult physician if pregnant/nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition. Keep out of reach of children.
|Serving Size: 2 Capsules|
|Servings Per Container: 60|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Calcium (from Hydroxyapatite)||500 mg||50%|
|Phosphorus (from Hydroxyapatite)||200 mg||20%|
My mother is 89 years old and I buy this for her because she says it stops her bones from hurting her. She has osteoporosis and can't sleep at night unless she takes this. Thanks. Linda G Miller
I purchase this particular brand for my parents pretty much monthly. She is 90 years old and he is 85. She swears by it, saying it keeps her legs and back from hurting her at night and keeping her awake. She had complained of pain while in bed at night for as long as I can remember before using this supplement. I cannot say what else it is or isn't doing under the hood, but from what she tells me, it's a keeper for pain relief. Linda Miller (Arizona) speaking for the Horners (California)
Posted by Anaterma on Jan 12, 2016
nice calcium supplement, but way too expensive
Posted by Dianamite on Dec 24, 2014
We started taking Natural Calm which is magnesium and I really like the product, but we needed a calcium supplement without more magnesium and this fit the bill. Great price and we love the convenience of ordering on iHerb.
Good for bones
Posted by 4672103407580196186 on Oct 29, 2014
it doesn't trouble my belly like citrate or carbonate ....but I would be even more satisfied if magnesium stearate would not be included in this product
Posted by andrewleehorton on Aug 18, 2014
This is the best calcium money can buy! It has all the cofactors (in particular phosphorus), and comes from a natural, highly digestible source.
WON'T BUY AGAIN - GIVES ME HAND AND KNEE PAIN
Posted by Reviewer2091215 on Feb 21, 2014
I didn't know until it arrived that it's derived from baby horses. I'm sure it's a cruel process.......Other than that, it gives me pain in my hands during sleeping hours, waking me up - and I'm only 30 years old! And then the pain switched to my knee with fluctuating pain and swelling.....there is something called "Hydroxyapatite Crystal Disease" and I think taking these pills is similar in effect. Also, I think it's too high a dose; it should be 2:1 Magnesium to Calcium. So I'm switching to about 1,000mg Magnesium Citrate and 500mg Calcium Citrate. Note: the powder form is cheapest.