In time to detect signs of acidification of the body - it means to protect yourself from disease
The concept of “acidification” of an organism appeared only at the beginning of the 21st century. Until now, many doctors and nutritionists do not take this factor into account and are engaged in the "treatment" of a particular disease, and not its cause. In most cases, problems with a lack of calcium and other minerals in the bones and tissues of the body are observed due to the increased pH level. Ideally, organs should have a neutral or slightly alkaline environment, but in most people the pH is represented by an acidic environment ( acidosis ). Acidosis is the true cause of many ailments.
Do you know about the "acidification" of the body? And what exactly because of this phenomenon do familiar and familiar diseases appear? Find out what acidification is, its signs and symptoms. Methods of prevention and treatment, also read the article.
Fragile nails, damage to tooth enamel, rheumatism, joint problems, back and intervertebral disc problems, muscle pain, disturbed blood circulation, frequent problems with the digestive tract, cramps after exercise, constant fatigue, frequent headaches, infectious diseases, infections, dry skin, dull hair, baldness, cellulite, varicose veins, blood pH above 7.45 and even a heart attack, stroke and cancer - these are the consequences and alarming signs of acidification of the body.
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Signs of acidification - a launching pad for serious illnesses
Signs of acidification of the body:
- loss of muscle mass;
- fast fatiguability;
- frequent colds;
- skin diseases;
- low hemoglobin;
If the above symptoms and / or diseases are familiar to you firsthand, but you don’t know the cause of such problems, think about acidification of the body. After all, many diseases begin with it.
The nutrition of the “civilized man” leaves much to be desired. Indeed, finished products are very convenient, carbonated drinks and chocolate are very tasty; it’s hard to believe that such goodies cause:
- damage to tooth enamel;
- high blood pressure;
- varicose veins;
- cancer, etc.
And diseases, meanwhile, are getting closer and closer to young people. Diseases are getting younger, because few people pay attention to the first signs of acidification of the body (acidosis). Over the past 20 years, I have observed health disasters that were the result of malnutrition. Why expose yourself to illness and premature death, even if you can retire with dignity and lead an active lifestyle even at retirement age?
You will not believe it, but studies show that only 3% of cancer victims die from this disease, the remaining 97%, unfortunately, become victims of ignorance or negligence.
Is it possible to detect signs of acidification of the body yourself?
Firstly, the signs of acidification of the body described above, you can quite notice yourself. At home, you can also check the level of acidification of the body, namely saliva, urine or feces.
To do this, you need to purchase indicator (litmus) paper (for example, in the range from 5 to 9). By the way, the pH value of saliva does not vary as much as the pH of urine. It is better to measure the acidity every day so that you can later calculate the average value for the week.
Saliva pH Test Results:
- Morning: 6.0-6.4;
- Evening: 6.4-7.0.
If urine pH is lower than 5.0, this indicates a dangerous acidity. It is worth noting that the food consumed affects the pH of urine - animal proteins increase acidity, plant food lowers it.
The daily urine pH should be slightly above 6.5. It is worth noting that a one-time measurement of urine pH is not indicative, therefore it is better to conduct such a test periodically for 3 weeks. The average urine pH per week should be 6.2–6.8. This value should be maintained for 3 weeks.
To more accurately determine the degree of acidification of the body, it is necessary to analyze blood, urine and saliva in order to shed light on immunological (blood), digestive (saliva) processes and excretion of acids from the body (urine).
Taking into account the results obtained, we can judge the risks of the current acidification of the body for health. It is best to consult a doctor in this matter.
What is the acidity and alkalinity of liquids?
All fluids are classified according to acid-base balance. It is measured in a pH value from 1 to 14. This value ranges from pH = 1 (acidic medium) to pH = 14 (alkaline medium). Depending on the proportions and the degree of dilution with aqueous neutral solutions (pH = 7), the value of the acid-base balance of the liquid can vary in one direction or another. pH = 1 is a very acidic medium (e.g. 0.35% hydrochloric acid), pH = 7 is a neutral value (e.g. drinking water), and pH = 14 is a very high alkalinity (e.g. concentrated soda solution).
What foods contribute to acidification?
The acidification of the body, the symptoms of which indicate a malfunction in the systems, appears due to malnutrition throughout life. Sweets and processed meats increase pH by increasing acidity. Glucose is processed with the release of nitrous acid residues. During the processing of fat, acetoacetic acid is formed. In order to neutralize excess acid, trace elements are needed that are taken from bone and muscle tissue. You can not drink carbonated sweet drinks, they increase acidity.
What leads to an increase in acidity and the appearance of signs of acidification of the body?
"Extra" acids must be removed from the body or neutralized by its forces. Acids are excreted in urine, feces, through expiration and / or through the skin. If the body does not cope with their elimination, harmful acid residues accumulate in it and lead to signs of acidification of the body.
If after measuring the acidity level of urine and / or saliva, you notice that there is a risk of acidification of the body, exclude from your diet or limit the intake of carbohydrates and animal proteins as much as possible. After that, keep track of your pH for a couple more weeks.
If at the same time you had certain health problems, the results of such a change in nutrition will simply amaze you! For an objective assessment of the result, you can start a journal and note in it weekly improvements in your condition, for example, using a 10-point scale for this.
Not always acidic foods contribute to the acidification of the body. Lemon and tomatoes, despite the sour taste, alkalize the body and eliminate the causes of acidosis. With their help, you can neutralize excess acid.
Limit your intake of fatty foods and meat. Replace them with fresh vegetables and fruits. Drink plenty of mineral water without gas or green tea. Herbal decoctions that reduce acidity are useful. Use vegetable and fruit juices, they are an excellent vitamin component of your diet.
Refuse to eat fast food and fatty foods. Fresh vegetables and fruits should make up 85-90% of your total diet. For lunch, eat a large portion of cabbage, beetroot and onion salad. In your daily diet should be present carrots, beets, onions, garlic and herbs. They can not be replaced with other vegetables.
Ideally, you need to give up sweets, at least for a month or two, and then use it in very moderate amounts.