Calcium is instrumental in building and maintaining healthy bones
All of these things need Calcium to function properly.
You should consume at least 700mg of Calcium per day.
Vitamin D also helps the absorption of Calcium, so consume your RDAs across the board to get the full health benefits.
Yes, you can. Consistently overdosing on Calcium normally leads to constipation, but can also cause diarrhea, headaches, nausea and vomiting.
Taking too many Calcium supplements might also increase the risk of kidney stones, so try not to exceed 2.5g a day.
Calcium in supplement form can cause gas, bloating, and constipation. It's best absorbed in small doses, and with food.
It's generally better to get your Calcium from food, as it's more likely to be spread out, and packaged with its best friend Vitamin D!
Here are some foods rich in Calcium. (1μg is 0.001mg)