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any problems caused by drinking underground hard water for long time?

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Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
27 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Yes-health problmes: Hard water problems are caused by the presence of calcium and magnesium minerals in the water. When left untreated, these minerals become ‘sticky’ as they encounter stressors in the pipes. In the human body they can causse kidney stones and hardened the arteries causeing atherosclerotic vessels.
Answered on Dec 20, 2012

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