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< K2 is critical in getting calcium out of the soft tissues and into the bone. Over the counter lost cost product. Anyone who consumes calcium or takes supplements should be taking it. You want that calcium getting to the bones, not causing calcification of the arteries.>

I read about this several years ago. I took K2 supplements for months (two different manufacturers, both highly rated by customers on Amazon.com).

I stopped taking the supplements because I felt really bad all over. Achy, tired and weak. This went away when I stopped the supplements.

I don't know if this is an individual reaction or why it happened.

I also stopped taking calcium supplements when a large study showed that it didn't reduce osteoporosis in postmenopausal women and might increase the risk of cardiovascular disease and kidney stones.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6276611/

I now eat a large bowl of kale every day for K2. Yogurt and vegetables for calcium. Vitamin D, 5000 I.U. per day when I don't get sun. One teaspoon of Milk of Magnesia per day. Lite Salt (50% NaCl, 50% KCl) instead of regular table salt. Plus an "Adult Multivitamin" for assorted nutrients (selenium, iodine, B vitamins, etc.)

To keep this on-topic.
Our biggest expense in retirement is taxes. Followed by insurance, although the health insurance is dramatically lower since we have been on Medicare.

Wendy
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