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Alkaline Vs Acid Body
I want to take folic acid because i'm planning on getting pregnant but i want my pH value of my body to be slightly alkaline as well. What can I do?
Take folate (folic acid): The degree of acidity in Folic Acid supplements is tiny compared to the buffering capacity of the body. An taking folate (folic acid) is universally recommended during pregnancy for the health of the developing baby.. So please, do not stint on this important supplement. ...Read more
I just had a colonic and was told i had too much acid in my stool, need more alkaline. Can this cause inflammation in your body. Should i bconcerned
All are alkaline : It may be a lay person expression , as seen in our blood our body ph is 7.4 , which is alkaline side , kept at that level with very little shift in our acid / base balance , we can not survive if it is 7.5 or 7.3. ...Read more
Nothing: This is phony physiology from a charlatan's website. Ignore this stuff. Your body maintains its ph at around 7.40 -- neither acid nor alkaline -- and anyone who tells you otherwise is simply trying to make a quick buck off gullible people who have grammar-school chemistry. ...Read more
Stays in gut: It does not change ph of the body because it stays in the gut, similar to other food. ...Read more
Minutes to hours : But your kidney is smart enough to do it for you. Very smart. It will tend to normal ph to where it should be, regardless. ...Read more
Is dry alkaline battery acid harmful? If drop to my other device accidently, will it spread? Im worry it´s going to spread on my other deivces.
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Bone turnover : It is an enzyme that is active in the process of bone turnover; so it will be elevated in situations in which bone turnover is high, even in conditions where there is metastatic disease to the bone. Patients with pagers disease have a very high bone turnover rate and a markedly elevated alkaline phosphatase. ...Read more
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What's the best way for me to change from acidic to alkaline environment in my body to destroy cancer cells?
This is a fraud: There is an enormous amount of "independent thought" that preys on the desperation and confusion of people who have or fear cancer. These folks misinterpret or make up real scientific studies to mislead others. The "acid / alkaline" business isn't one of the big-money frauds, but has nothing to do with reality. Ask a competent junior college biology teacher. ...Read more
Thoughts on drinking alkaline water? What is the pH of a healthy body? Is 8.5 or 9.5 too high? Hubby thinks it could help my medical condition. Thanks
Constant acid reflux - is this a concern this is happening everyday even when I stick to alkaline foods. Am taking Omeprazole also ?
You need more tests: to see if you have a stomach problem called H pylori. You need to see a specialist to get tests done ...Read more
Are Anion gap and Alk Phos levels inversely proportional, since one indicates alkaline and the other acid?My panel: Alk Phos Jan 32/Jun 39, Anion 5/7.
If I raise the alkaline level in my body will that help kill off candida? I have heard black strap mollases..Baking soda and water for alkilinity...
Is smoking marijuana alkaline or acid forming. What does smoking marijuana do for a sinus cancer?
Whoa: Everything you read online about "acid-forming" and "alkaline-forming" is pseudoscientific fantasy. Ignore it. If you have a sinus cancer, you need to get it removed definitively, and keep in mind that the remaining epithelium probably bears a few field-change mutations that predispose to your getting it again. Smoke's a likely risk factor. How about just getting high on life's beauty? ...Read more
I believe I have cytolytic vaginosis... If my vagina is too acidic does this mean the rest of my body is acidic, too? Or can it be alkaline?
Not your body pH: The ph of the vagina is determined by the ecology of its microflora and has nothing at all to do with the ph of the rest of your body, which you can rest assured is well-maintained around very close to 7.40. Any "pop" internet site telling you otherwise is medical fantasy. Hope you're able to find effective treatment. ...Read more
My mother says a woman can increase her chances of a boy or girl if she makes her blood more alkaline or acid by diet before conception? True?
My eyes burn when I use any brand or type of eyedrops or saline solution or plain water. Is my tear film too acid or alkaline? How can I cure this pr
Dry eye: Saline solution and plain water will usually burn because they are not buffered for the eye. Artificial tears are almost always properly buffered. If they burn when you put them in, it is usually because the eye surface is very dry to begin with. I would recommend putting in the artificial tears on a regular basis. After a day or two the burning should stop. If not, you need an eye exam. ...Read more
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