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Like all the other DQ questions I have thoroughly enjoyed learning about how acid rain has come about as well as how does over-the-counter calcium carbonate or magnesium carbonate antacid medications work. Begin an individual that has had heartburn and have known others that have dealt with different forms of acid indigestion, and sour stomach. I have found out that Calcium Carbonate/Magnesium Carbonate is an antacid. It works by neutralizing the acid in the stomach. They may also stimulate the defensive systems in the stomach by increasing bicarbonate and mucous secretion. Many antacids are available without a prescription and are the first drugs recommended to
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Unformatted text preview: relieve heartburn and mild symptoms. Acid rain is contributed through coals begin burnt which has made a huge impact of the creation of acid rain. When SO2 and NO2 are sent into the air the clouds and precipitation collect the harmful molecules as the rain cleans the air. Once the precipitation collects the acids the water itself becomes acidic. When it rains the acid within the rain falls on forests and bodies of water. The acid rain can raise the acid level within the bodies of water causing an imbalance in the ecosystem killing the plant and animal life sustained in it...
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