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"Poisonous" does not mean deadly. Some manifestations of toxicity are subtle. The dose, as always, determines if a plant is safe source of nutrients or a toxic hazard.

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BRIEF: Can your dairy intake cause a deposition of calcium?

we suspect that my husband has psuedogout, for he gets calcium phosphate crystals in his joints and swells in pain. He has this all the time. I am not sure how the body makes and stores clacium, but will his intake of dairy products have anything to do with this problem?


I don't know. Deposition of calcium in soft tissues is not good. It can indicate any of a variety of things, including vitamin D excess. There could also be something wrong with calcitonin or parathyroid levels. You had best consult a physician (a good endocrinologist with a sound nutritional base) about this.