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Is baking soda good to take to help restore pH in the body?

Is baking soda good to take to help restore pH in the body?

PH of body: The ph of your body is tightly controlled by the kidneys and even by your breathing rate. It would not be a good idea to try and control the ph with baking soda nor would it be very effective. It could actually cause harm. ...Read more

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As soon as possible after being exposed to poison oak or poison ivy, washing the skin and clothes well can help reduce exposure to the offending oil and the ...Read more


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How would you use baking soda to correct the pH level in your body?

How would you use baking soda to correct the pH level in your body?

PH of body: The ph of your body is tightly controlled by the kidneys and even by your breathing rate. It would not be a good idea to try and control the ph with baking soda nor would it be very effective. It could actually cause harm. ...Read more

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Is it okay to wash the vaginal area with baking soda?

Is it okay to wash the vaginal area with baking soda?

No, why would you?: I can't think of why you would want to do this. If you're having any irritation in the area, it's best to be examined for proper diagnosis and treatment. Baking soda will lower the ph and this can make it easier for yeast and improper bacteria to grow. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use baking soda everyday as a facial wash or facial cleanser?

Is it safe to use baking soda everyday as a facial wash or facial cleanser?

Not recommended: Baking soda is too abrasive and may dry out and irritate facial skin. Use a gentle foaming non-soap cleanser for daily use. If you have acne or oily skin, a benzoyl peroxide cleanser may help. Scrubbing usually leaves the skin more vulnerable to irritation and redness. ...Read more

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Has anyonre injected cancer cell in the body with say colloidal silver or baking soda soln to see the effect?

Has anyonre injected cancer cell in the body with say colloidal silver or baking soda soln to see the effect?

Yes: These are both utterly fraudulent treatments that are protected by free speech. There is no scientific reason to think either would work, and both have failed the most basic tests of effectiveness. If they worked, the research piranhas at the nih would have snapped them up and the military -- the most reality-based institution -- would use them. Could be a kid's science project -- it'll fail. ...Read more

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Any opinions on a detox bath? Detoxifying your body by laying in a tub with epson salt, ginger, baking soda, and essential oils?

Any opinions on a detox bath? Detoxifying your body by laying in a tub with epson salt, ginger, baking soda, and essential oils?

Reasonable to try: There is not much research on this topic, but epsom salt baths are a proven way to get magnesium into our bodies, which most people need more of. Baking soda and essential oils are said to help our bodies to detoxify and I have many patients who tell me they do feel better if they do this when feeling toxic. There is certainly no harm in trying. At the very least soaking in a warm tub is relaxing! ...Read more

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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...

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...

No: Skin candidia can treated with cream. If you oral candida oral antifungals will eradicate and probiotics can recolonize your bowel flora. Systemic candida occurs only in very sick individuals who are undergoing chemotherapy or someone with has aids. ...Read more

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If I raise the alkilinity in my body will that help tp get rid of candida? What do you think of mixing black strap molasses; baking soda & water?

If I raise the alkilinity in my body will that help tp get rid of candida? What do you think of mixing black strap molasses; baking soda & water?

Really doubt it: You have limits of increasing alkalinity in body since your kidneys kick the alkali out in urine and lungs neutralize the rest. Unless you mean raising the alkalinity of the urine. If so, you can do that with ice tea, lots of vegetables with or without baking soda. However, I do not think this will clear candida. You have not mentioned where do you think is the candida infection in your body. ...Read more

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I have a bad body odor since 8 years ago even after shower. I have try acv, chlorophyll, probiotic, magnesium, zinc, put on baking soda, lemon. Pls help?

I have a bad body odor since 8 years ago even after shower. I have try acv, chlorophyll, probiotic, magnesium, zinc, put on baking soda, lemon. Pls help?

Do others notice?: Is it "fishy"? Certain genetic conditions can cause this. You should see a doctor if you have not already. You're doing all the right things already. If no one else notices it (ask your mother), then may not be worth worrying about. ...Read more

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Some say to wash vagina with apple cider vinegar to restore natural pH and some say to wash it with baking soda. But one is acidic and other alkaline.

Some say to wash vagina with apple cider vinegar to restore natural pH and some say to wash it with baking soda. But one is acidic and other alkaline.

Wouldn't: I've never recommended any washing of the vagina internally. My professors a long time ago crudely mentioned its a self cleaning oven and needs no internal maintenance. Just feel free to clean the outer regions. ...Read more

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My dad has mouth sores he was prescribed a magic mouth contains lidocaine and other 2 sol. Does he do the salt and baking soda wash before or after?

My dad has mouth sores he was prescribed a magic mouth contains lidocaine and other 2 sol. Does he do the salt and baking soda wash before or after?

Canker sores: Canker sore is the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The dental laser offers immediate relief from the pain of these sores. See your dentist. ...Read more

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What is baking soda good for?

What is baking soda good for?

Baking Soda or: Sodium bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) is often used topically in a paste water to decrease itching or inflammation (especially in association with certain insect stings) and is often an additive to toothpastes. There are other medicinal uses as well. Here's a good article: http://www. Healthguidance. Org/entry/15156/1/health-benefits-of-baking-soda. Html. ...Read more

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Is baking powder a baking soda?

Is baking powder a baking soda?

No: Baking powder is not a baking soda. They are different types of chemical ingredients... which means using the wrong one can make one's baking taste odd. ...Read more

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Is eating a lot of baking soda bad for you?

Is eating a lot of baking soda bad for you?

Yes!: Baking soda, or bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) of soda, is an acid neutralizer. As such, when you eat it, it neutralizes the acid in your stomach. Without acid, your body cannot digest food to access the multitude of nutrients in it. Result: malnutrition. Once in a while, a small amount may calm an "acid stomach" or heartburn--but that's all. If more is needed, seek help from your pcp. ...Read more

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Is baking soda good for keeping you healthy?

Baking soda: No it can raise BP and cause other problems. ...Read more