Being too acidic seems to have issues, including a condition
called acidosis. Among other symptoms, metabolic acidosis can lead to
a loss of calcium. In a 2006 study, researchers in Sweden found that
an acid load in the human body can also cause a loss of renal magnesium
. This could contribute to a deficiency of Mg which can lead to conditions
such as migraines, osteopenia, osteoporosis, and mitral valve
Do you exhibit signs of acidification? Find out with this checklist
1. Lack of energy, constant fatigue, loss of physical tone and psychic
drive, sensation of heaviness in the limbs, feelings of inability to
Adapted from The Acid-Alkaline Diet for Optimum Health, by Christopher Vasey, N.D. (Inner Traditions, 2003).
Alkalosis occurs when the body is too alkaline. It is often the result of excessive intake of alkaline drugs for the treatment of gastritis or peptic ulcers etc. It can result in high cholesterol, endocrine imbalance and osteoarthritis. The symptoms of alkalosis include creaking joints, bursitis, allergies, chronic indigestion and menstrual problems. Alkalosis occurs less often than acidosis because our Western diet is predominantly acid-forming. Alkalosis may cause calcium to build up in the body, such as in bone or heel spurs.
When the urine is constantly too alkaline, many noticed the following conditions seems to develop: