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First of all: This is not an answer related to your described medical condition. Therefore, I will not draw any conclusions regarding your condition. But, taking calcium carbonate containing antacids is very unlikley a cause for otoconia ("ear crystals") to form and/or grow. Actually, the formation of otoconia requires more than just a calcium carbonate ...


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Octonium\Otoliths (also known as ear crystals\rocks) are a natural part of the vestibular system. BPPV is caused by these otoliths coming loose, and so isn't directly related to calcium carbonate intake. BPPV can result from a head injury or simply occur among those who are older. A specific cause is often not found. The underlying mechanism involves a ...


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Calcium carbonate from antacids does not appear as calcium carbonate in the ear (or brain). When you take antacids, the gastric acid converts calcium carbonate to calcium chloride. These effect is based on the chemical reaction CaCO3 + 2HCl → CaCl2 + H2O + CO2, in which hydrochloric acid and calcium carbonate, the base component, form water, carbon ...


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Some ways which are said to decrease motion sickness include: Try having ginger candies or ginger tea ginger If possible stare at the horizon or anything that doesn't move(stationary). American academy regarding motion Don't see any sort of digital things or avoid reading books... Regarding books and nausea Try chewing gums or crackers which decrease ...


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The short answer: I haven't come across anything that states that patients with a mild Meniere's episode should rest on principle even if they're feeling well enough to perform activities. So, I think it would be up to the patient's own judgement about what they are comfortable doing. The longer answer: Meniere's disease is a disease of the inner ear, and ...


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Your mother should see an ENT (ear, nose, throat specialist). Vertigo is often recurring and treatable. My mother also suffers from it and she was reluctant to take it seriously and kept saying her ears felt fine. I finally got her to ask for a referral to an ENT last year and it has been life changing. Her episodes were getting more frequent and ...


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