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Calvit-C contains natural calcium and Vitamin C. Calcium is essential for the growth and development of healthy bones and strong teeth. Pregnant women, nursing mothers, children, and adolescents may need more calcium than they normally get from eating calcium-rich foods. Calcium is also useful in osteoporosis and helps control blood cholesterol levels, assists nerve, muscle and digestive function, regulates heart muscle function and sleep. In growing children it is useful for healthy bones and optimal growth, for quick healing of fractures and in Calcium Deficiency Syndrome whereas Vitamin C lowers blood pressure and cholesterol levels, helps thin the blood and protect it against oxidation. Vitamin C also helps prevent atherosclerosis by strengthening the artery walls through its participation in the synthesis of collagen, and by preventing the undesirable adhesion of white blood cells to damaged arteries. An adequate intake of the vitamin is highly protective against stroke and heart attack.
Each 500 mg vegetarian capsule contains:
Trapa bispinosa Extract (Singhara Nut) 20 mg
Cypraea moneta Calx. (Cowri Bhasma) 50 mg
Gypsum Calx. (Godanti Bhasma) 50 mg
Emblica officinalis Extract (Amla) 100 mg
Emblica officinalis (Amla) 280 mg
INDICATIONS : Osteoporosis, menopausal bone deterioration in women, and calcium and vitamin C deficiency.
CONTRAINDICATIONS : Persons prone to kidney stones, or in cases of hypercalcemia (too much calcium in the blood), hypercalciuria (too much calcium in the urine), hyperparathyroidism and renal impairment. Seek professional advice during pregnancy.
SIDE EFFECTS : There are no known side effects.
DOSAGE : 2 capsules twice daily with water.
DIETARY ADVICE : Avoid carbonated drinks, alcohol, caffeine and high intake of salt. Consume more of sardines, dairy products (milk, cheese, etc.), and soya milk. Green vegetables, whole grains and unrefined cereals and peanuts are rich in calcium. Foods rich in vitamin C include citrus fruits and juices (orange, lemon, grapefruit, etc.), green vegetables, strawberries, kiwi and tomatoes.
PRESENTATION : In packs of 60 Vegetarian Capsules.