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Body pH Balance Is Critical To Your Good Health And Avoiding Chronic And Degenerative Diseases!

Body pH Is Also Known As Acid/Alkaline Balance!

If My Body pH or Acid/Alkaline Is Out Of Balance, How Will It Benefit Me To Restore It To Balance?

If your body pH balance is out of balance you may have one or more of the following symptoms:

  • Osteoporosis,
  • fatigue (this is one of the most important and frequent symptoms of too much acidity in the body and it can be quite severe)
  • weakness,
  • difficulty thinking or inability to think clearly,
  • frequent sighing,
  • insomnia,
  • water retention,
  • high blood pressure,
  • diabetes,
  • fibromyalgia,
  • frequent colds and flu and other undefined conditions of malaise,
  • Sunken or recessed eyes,
  • rheumatoid arthritis,
  • muscle cramps,
  • joint aches,
  • heart disease,
  • high cholesterol,
  • migraine headaches,
  • abnormally low blood pressure,
  • acid or strong smelling perspiration,
  • dry hard foul smelling stools or foul smelling diarrhea which creates a burning sensation in the anus,
  • difficulty swallowing,
  • bad breath,
  • a burning sensation in the mouth, and or on the tongue,
  • sensitivity to acidic fruits and vinegar,
  • bumps or sores on the tongue or mouth.

Putting your pH back in balance may reduce or even eliminate these problems.

How Does One's Body Get Out
Of The Ideal pH Balance?

First it is important to know that for most of us the ideal body pH balance is slightly more alkaline than acid.

There are many processes in the body that regulate the body pH balance or acid/alkaline balance, but one of the most important is the role of calcium in the body.

Calcium is the most prevalent mineral in the body. For the body to function normally calcium must be at a sufficient level in the blood. If Calcium is not at the proper critical level in the bood, calcium is released from the bones in an attempt to maintain the correct level.

Eating a "bad diet" (acid forming, Standard American Diet or SAD) causes the body to lose ground and become more and more acidic.

Insufficiency of calcium in the blood can lead to osteoporosis and a myriad of other problems as described above in symptoms.

This is what some prominent nutritionists what call the SAD diet, the Standard American Diet which is also very deficient in calcium. This diet leeches calcium out of the bones and over time puts the body into a highly acid state.

Other causes of over acidity can be over work, to much physical exercise, over eating and worry, stress, anger, fear, anorexia, toxemia (the accumulation of too many toxins in the body from various sources), diabetes, kidney disease, loss of fluid from vomiting or diarrhea, pharmaceutical drugs, alcohol other than wine, and the use of tobacco.

One effect of too much acid is depression of the central nervous system making it hard to think well, quickly or clearly, or be decisive. As your body becomes more acidic it can lead to coma and even death.

Is There A Test That I Can Do My Self To Determine What My Body pH Level Is?


The way to determine the acidity or alkalinity of your body is to use body pH balance test paper that will indicate the Acidity or Alkalinity values of your urine and saliva.

Most health food stores sell this kind of body pH balance test paper.

Note: the best time to test your saliva or urine for pH is first thing in the morning. If you test at other times the readings will vary wildly and be unreliable due to something you have either eaten or had to drink up to 2 hours before.

How to test? Work up some saliva in your mouth swish it around and spit it out or swallow it. Then, work up some more saliva and simply wet the test paper with a little saliva.

If testing your urine, simply collect a small amount of it, midstream, in a small disposable cup. Dip in the tip of the 1/2 to 3/4 inch strip of test paper in the urine. With both saliva and urine testing read the color coded values on the box to determine your pH.

Keep in mind that the test scale is logarithmic or exponential that means that a one-unit change in the pH in either direction represents a huge difference in acidity or alkalinity.

Also, keep in mind that if our body is very acidic 6.5 or less you are in serious trouble and it may take 6 months to a year to bring it back in balance and that is not going to happen if you don't supplement calcium and make changes in your diet and life style as suggested below.

What Can I Do To Restore My Body pH Balance?

Yes, there are several things you can do that will not only balance your body pH balance and alkalize your body, but will benefit you in so many other ways as well.

  • Take Coral Calcium supplements to more quickly alkalize your pH. Coral Calcium is more easily and completely assimilated by the body than any other form of calcium supplementation.
  • Get at least 1/2 hour of unfiltered (don't wear sunglasses or even glasses) sunlight on your skin and eyes twice daily. But only in the morning and afternoon. Avoid the heat and light of midday. Sunlight is good for you. Don't be afraid of it in limited amounts. Don't stay out long enough to get burned, but short of that go for it. Sunlight causes the photosynthesis of Vitamin D and INSP-3 in your skin, both of which are critical to human health as they help raise the pH of the body's fluids. Also, your pituitary gland and hypothalamus both need unfiltered sunlight in order to regulate you appetite, sleep, body temperature, sexual functions, hormones, and water balance.
  • To maintain a body pH balance change and to even move it in the right direction you must change your diet being sure to eat more alkalizing foods and less acidifying foods. Please click here to study the recommended acidifying and alkalyzing food lists.
  • Stay away from the acidifying foods as much as possible until your body pH normalizes, then eat to stay in balance.
  • Eating less and chewing it well is very important. The enzymes in saliva help reduce the acid producing qualities in even acid forming foods.
  • You may want to consider eating miso. Don't eat more than 20 ounces of red meat in a week.
  • Don't drink sodas or at least substantially decrease the quantity you drink each day. Both Soda and Red meat are full of phosphates which tend to leach out mineral nutrients, especially calcium which will of course make your body more acid.
  • Eat white meat and fish which are both low in phosphates.
  • Eat plenty of salad with green vegetables, but only if you can digest it and tolerate it well. If you don't like vegetables then I highly recommend you take up juicing fruits and vegetables...they are delicious this way and you get incredible nutritional benefits!Nothing favorably changes your body pH balance more profoundly, quickly and safely than fruit and vegetable juicing. What you juice should include various kind of green leafed organic lettuce, kale, and other vegetables as well as the traditional carrots, celery and cucumber. If you would like to learn more about Juicing For Health now, please click here.Organic produce has 10 to 20 times the nutrition of produce grown with petroleum-based fertilizers which has been sprayed with toxic pesticides which kill beneficial soil organisms that contribute most of the nutrition to the produce.
  • There are a number of vitamins and minerals that you need and that can help. The most important ones to immediately supplement in your diet are calcium, magnesium, and Vitamins A And D. But do not take artificial vitamins, get your vitamins from food or natural vitamin supplements.
  • Calcium is found in green leafy vegetables among other places. The best calcium supplement source for quickly alkalizing (normalizing your pH) (other than juicing as described above) is Coral Calcium.

  • It is likely that you have a toxic overload in your body. Acid reduces the body's ability to cleanse itself of toxic substances. There are safe inexpensive homeopathic remedies and herbal formulas that can help the body detox.
  • It is also beneficial to improve your blood circulation. The main way is by exercising. Walking is great, other forms of exercise are optional and effective. The main idea here is to get your blood moving and increase your oxygen intake. However do not exercise to the point of fatigue since that will only produce more acid in your body. Stop when you feel energized.
  • If you have osteoporosis, walking is the key activity that triggers the bones to increase their uptake of calcium to build new bone cells. You can reverse osteoporosis if you follow these steps. You made need an herbal formula depending on what other symptoms accompany your osteoporosis.
  • Practice deep breathing. Deep breathing alkalizes your blood. Here is one technique. Breath from your diaphragm. Inhale through your nose by pushing your stomach out and down and roll your shoulder back. Exhale through your mouth by pulling your diaphragm up, pulling your chest in and rolling your shoulders forward. Repeat this at least 20 times in a row at least once pr day, building to two or even three times each day.At first it may be difficult for you to take the full 20 breaths in a row. You may feel some dizziness, so be careful. Also it may cause you to have a detox reaction in the beginning.
  • Be sure to ask Dr. Eichenauer to do toxic load screening for you. Toxicity in your body could be causing additional problems in your body. The problem is that too much acidity causes degeneration of all your body systems.

If You Are Following On The Path Of The Holistic Medicine Detective...What To Do Next?

At this point I recommend that you take a look at the Acid/Alkaline Foods List in order to change your body ph balance. Please click here to go to the next stage of your Holistic Medicine Detective Education learning about which foods create acid and which promote alkalinity in the body.

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