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Health.com: 15 Weird Things Linked to Heart Attacks

Calcium Supplements

A 2012 study of 23,000 people in the journal Heart found that those taking calcium supplements had a higher heart attack risk than those who didn’t, although dietary intake didn’t seem to be a problem.

(Consult your doctor about taking calcium; some research suggests calcium can protect the heart.)

“I tell patients to get calcium in their diet,” Dr. Wood says. “Eat oily fish twice a week along with other foods that have calcium and get outdoors for vitamin D.”

(Credit: Health.com)
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