Our whole body is affected when the levels of acidity in our body rise. From liver, brain, lungs and kidneys, to stomach and intestines, there isn’t a single organ that isn’t affected with a health condition when our pH levels are 7 or below.
When our pH levels are below 7, our body is acidic, making it a perfect breeding environment for diseases and illnesses. Not only that, but the immune system is weakened and this is where things start to get interesting, as we become more and more prone to various fatal health conditions which can end tragically.
A large number of people have an acidic body environment as they follow the standard American diet which consists of meats, dairy products, grains, alcohol, coffee, refined sugar, artificial sweeteners, as well as acidic waste products. But luckily, our bodies tend to give us certain signals if the pH levels have been altered, and down below we have a list of the top 20 symptoms that your body might be too acidic:
- Chest pain
- Excess mucus
- Persistent fatigue
- Sinus infections
- Cardiovascular damage
- Immune shortage
- Kidney and bladder infections
- Decreased mental clarity
- Conditions such as Parkinson’s, Dementia and Alzheimer’s
- Skin issues such as dermatitis, acne, rashes and eczema
- Yeast infections
- Stomach problems (indigestion, bloating, acid reflux)
- Muscle ache and joint discomfort
- Sciatica and stiff neck
- Weight gain
- Allergic reactions
- Cavities and sensitive gums
And despite our body having the ability to naturally normalize our pH levels and alkalize itself, the process is often interrupted by consuming unhealthy foods, which is why it is so crucial to moderate your diet plan and stick to a healthy diet regime followed by exercising.
Down below are a few tips which will help you alkalize your body and reduce acidity:
Drink filtered water
Drinking filtered water will help flush poisonous products from your body faster.
Avoid acidic foods
Avoid foods like popcorn, dairy, soda, pastries, coffee, alcohol, white vinegar, sweeteners, wheat products, fish, red meat, soy and seafood.
Consume more greens
Greens of any kind are highly alkalizing.
Control your emotions
Believe it or not, anger, animosity, jealousy and fear are all emotions which produce acidity of the body fluids. Try practicing yoga and meditation.
Avoid GMO foods.
Avoid consuming genetically-modified foods.
Consume alkaline-forming foods
Fruits and vegetables are the best alkaline-forming foods so be sure to up your intake.
Drink lemon water
Although it is acidic in taste, the lemon’s alkalizing properties are activated as soon as it reaches your boy.