Limestone is a natural product that forms when rainwater mixes with silt. It can be formed in different forms:
Where does the limestone come from ?
Limestone is found under the earth’s crust. It is a very hard kind of stone that can turn into sand. It forms over time and accumulates on the walls of rivers. Limestone also tends to form on city walls where it mixes with rainwater.
Why can limestone be harmful to your health ?
Lime can form in the arteries and blood vessels of the heart, brain, kidneys, liver, and pancreas, which can cause health problems. An artery blocked by lime can, for example, cause a stroke.
How can limestone affect the teeth ?
Lime can form in the teeth, gums and mouth. Teeth can lose their elasticity and deteriorate.