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Calcium Carbonate Side Effects


Calcium & Nexium

esomeprazole / Nexium can soften the bones. it may have an adverse side effect -- reducing calcium absorption in your body. If you take Nexium, it's important to discuss with your physician how it may impact your calcium intake needs... talk to your doctor about switching from calcium carbonate to calcium citrate supplements... calcium citrate does not require stomach acid for absorption into the body... you should take no more than 500 and 600 mg at a time to retain absorption


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Strange Side Effects: Blame It on the Meds

Gas-Passing Prescriptions There are few drug side effects more annoying than a sudden attack of bloating followed by flatulence. Abdominal bloating can be both uncomfortable and embarrassing. Medications that contain the sugars lactulose or sorbitol, which are used to treat constipation, can cause bloating, as can over-the-counter antacids with calcium carbonate, such as Tums and Rolaids. Prilosec (omeprazole), a commonly prescribed heartburn medication, also has bloating as a drug side…

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Calcium Citrate & Vitamin D

Calcium Citrate is more easily absorbed that Calcium Oxide or Carbonate. 1000 mg/day. Calcium is important for normal nerve transmission. NOTE: Magnesium can cause diarrhea, and Calcium can cause constipation. Taking these two supplements together should cancel out those side-effects.


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High Protein & Low Carbohydrate Diet Plans for Hypoglycemia

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Vitamin B-6 and Hair Regrowth

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Calcium Deficiency? Don't supplement calcium -- supplement things that help calcium uptake.

ancient Chinese mortar its legendary strength is sticky rice. An analysis of samples from the Ming Dynasty (A.D. 1368-1644) city wall in Nanjing showed why the rice is such an effective additive to lime mortars. Amylopectin, the rice compund in the mortar, provides mechanical strength and stability, and inhibits the growth of calcium carbonate crystals, resulting in a more compact and resilient binding material. Chinese scientists re-created the mortar and determined that it is ideal...