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Symptoms Of Too Much Alkaline In The Body
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
There are none.: An elevated alkaline phosphatase is a blood test lab finding. If elevated, could be liver, gall bladder or bone problem. If there is only a mild elevation with all other blood tests being normal, it is possible that there is no problem, and just follow up with repeat blood testing. As usual, don't self- or internet-diagnose. Every american needs a good pcp/team to turn to. (my mantra). ...Read more
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
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
Can regular use of alkaline water ph8 or higher be helpful in dealing with esophogitis and lapryngeal reflux symptoms.
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
No: The pH of body fluid is 7.4, the body will do its darndest to keep the pH at this level. You will not feel well if the pH is even a little different from 7.4. Neither alkaline water or acid water will benefit you unless you enjoy the taste. ...Read more
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...
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
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
Alkaline phosphatase: 130 alt: 58 ast: 41 otherwise healthy woman with no symptoms - cause for big concern?
All just barely: Elevated. In the absence of symptoms I would say no and conservative follow-up in 4-6 months. ...Read more
Worried. My daughter has ast of 75 (upper limit is 36) and elevated alkaline phosphate. Alt is normal and no other symptoms.?
Repeat the test: Repeat the test now. If still abnormal, then the doctor will recommend work up. Normally, I would just wait a month and repeat the test, and maybe check for hepatitis. But why was this test done to begin with? Is she taking any medications? ...Read more
Cousin had 5-6 stools from severe diarrhea (excessive veggie intake) 3 days ago. Stools smelled very alkaline. Colonoscopy in 5 days. More K losses?
11yr old son CBC shows high lymphocyte % and low MPV, low CREAT, and high Alkaline PHOS. Symptoms of fatigue, pale skin, headache, rashes- leukemia?
Stop worrying: Percentages are meaningless. All that matters is absolute counts of lymphs and neutrophils. All 11 year olds have high alkaline phosphate. Mean platelet volume means nothing. Low creatinine is never a first warning. If he's not anemic and there are no abnormal cells noted, stop worrying about leukemia. The most common cause of headaches in a boy his age is needing glasses. ...Read more
Do yellow stools always mean p/cancer? G/bladder liver had no masses. Amylase/lipase normal, bilirubin, alkaline phosphatase normal. Symptoms, gas/bloat yellow stool only. Wait for CT result. Scared!
Is it safe to take kre-alkalyn, the body building supplement while on keppra (levetiracetam) for epilepsy. I need as much info as possible
Kre alkalyn: There is no good article available on kre alkalyn. I do not think it could be safe. ...Read more
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
I'm a basketball player and active in body building. Is it safe to consume supplements i.E whey protein, bcaa/glutamine, kre-alkalyn everyday?
Is dry alkaline battery acid harmful? If drop to my other device accidently, will it spread? I'm worry it´s going to spread on my other deivces.
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Alkaline phosphatase: Alkaline phosphatase is an enzyme that usually comes from the liver and/or bones. Certain liver and bone diseases may result in alkaline phosphatase elevation. Treating the disease may help alkaline phosphatase fall. In some people there may be a small asymptomatic increase of ap, which doesn't need to be treated. ...Read more
Lots of reasons: There are many reasons that a laboratory value can change. In the case of alk phos they could have recently changed the assay being used (whihc did happen at some major labs last fall with this test). Change in diet, things affected the liver gallbladder or the bones can also alter the alk phos level. ...Read more