PH Balance for Optimal Health Ithaca NY

pH means “potential of hydrogen”, the amount of hydrogen ions in a particular solution or medium. When you have too much hydrogen ions, the pH indicates an acid solution, and when you have few hydrogen ions the pH indicates an alkaline solution.

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pH Balance for Optimal Health

Author: Bob Smith

Each of us is at war and we don't even know it! The private war we each wage is a daily assault on our body by bacteria, virus, fungus, yeasts, and molds. Our bodies are alkaline by design and acid by function. Maintaining proper alkalinity is essential for life, health, and vitality. Simply put - an change in pH Balance creates a condition favorable to the growth of bacteria, yeast and other unwanted organisms. All leading biochemists and medical physiologists have recognized pH as the most important aspect of a balanced and healthy body.

pH means "potential of hydrogen", the amount of hydrogen ions in a particular solution or medium. When you have too much hydrogen ions, the pH indicates an acid solution, and when you have few hydrogen ions the pH indicates an alkaline solution. The pH is measured on a scale ranging from 0.00 to 14.00. A pH of 7.0 is neutral while anything above is defined as alkaline and anything below 7.0 is considered as an acidic pH.

pH is something that most people don’t consider important even though it can have a major impact on their overall health. In fact, many health problems can be made worse, or even caused by unbalanced pH such as osteoporosis, arthritis, low back pain, fibromyalgia, allergies, indigestion, constipation, joint stiffness and lack of flexibility, blood sugar imbalances, cancer cell growth, skin problems, dry skin, low energy, headaches, premature aging, suppressed immune system, cardiovascular diseases etc.

The body gives the highest priority in maintaining the alkaline state of the blood. The healthy pH level of blood should be 7.4. When the pH of blood begins to drop below 7.4, becoming more acidic, the body takes alkaline-forming elements, minerals such as calcium, magnesium, potassium, and sodium, from the small intestine, to buffer the acidity. Taking these minerals from the small intestine prevents the digestive enzymes to work in a proper pH environment.

By learning how to eat food items to balance our pH properly, we can better maintain a balanced pH and can improve our overall health, energy, and prevent diseases. Though diet has the single greatest impact on the body's pH Balance, there are other things that can also help such as taking time out of a busy schedule to do something pleasurable, regular physical exercise and trying to avoid over burden of work.

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pHion offers a wide spectrum of pH balance products to maintain pH balance in the body, like pH litmus paper & test strip, body detox, alkaline green drinks, alkalizing minerals, antioxidants and more. You can also visit the blog (pH Body Balance: Guidance for pH Health) to know more about the product range offered by pHion.

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