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Addiction to white chalks

Hi, I am addictied to have White chowks and other writing material used for Black Boards. I want to leave that. Somebody told me to take calcium tablets insterad of stone & mud. Now I am very use to take calcium tablets. usually 8-10 tablets a day (Cipcal) is it harmful for mybody. Pls. tell me how could i control this.
Asked On : Tue, 27 Mar 2012
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Hi there,
I would suggest that you do a complete blood picture which includes your Hemoglobin levels,MCV, MCH, MCHc. Iron defeciency anaemia can cause"pica" which might be causing the craving you have for chalks. Stop taking cipcal unnecessarily. Hope this helps :)
Answered: Tue, 27 Mar 2012
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