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17 Signs Your Body is too Acidic and 9 ways to Fix it Quickly

Signs Your Body Is too Acidic: The excessive production of acid can become a trouble for your body and it is never a healthy sign if your body is too much acidic. Poor eating habits, stress, lack of proper sleep, lack of drinking water are some prior causes of an acidic body.

Your body needs such minerals and nutrients to neutralize the acidic level and lack of these minerals can force the body to take it from bones and other organs that’s why hundreds of people feel the decreasing calcium, sodium, potassium, and magnesium. Only the alkaline food has the quality to neutralize the acid from our body

Warning Signs Your Body is too Acidic:

  1. Gum sensitivity and inflammation
  2. Weak immune system
  3. Back pain, sciatica, and neck stiffness
  4. Short breath and respiratory issues
  5. Yeast infection
  6. Kidney infection
  7. Constructed blood vessels and heart problems
  8. Nausea, dizziness, and diarrhea
  9. An Early sign of aging
  10. Excess weight gain
  11. Headache, Confusion, and insomnia
  12. Weak bones
  13. Allergy and acne on the skin
  14. Depression
  15. Muscle pain
  16. Radical damage
  17. Early tiredness and weakness

[Also Read: 8 Signs That Your Body is Crying Out for Help!]

Know the pH level of your body:

After reading the Signs Your Body Is too Acidic you must do a pH test that will indicate the actual acidic level of your body and you can balance it accordingly.

Our body has an amazing technique to create pH by itself and if you have any doubts regarding increased pH level in the body then you can test it via pH strips.

If your pH level comes 6.5 to 7.5 then it is okay and sometimes a little change can occur which is also okay as well but not more than that. You can check the pH level twice in a week.

Just keep the strips in your mouth and the strip will indicate the proper sign of acidic level. Some people consider lemon as an acidic food that is also true but lemon is an alkalizing food too and transforms into good acid and a fine tonic for our digestive system.

9 ways to quickly alkalize your body:

1. Test your pH Balance:

Checking the pH level on a regular basis can help you and whenever you feel that you have lost the pH balance you can instantly check it. The testing strips are easily available at any medical store.

When your body generates too much acid then the blood flow starts taking the needed enzymes from the digestive tract that’s is a bad sign so the regular test is necessary.

2. Cut out the Acidic Food from your Diet:

If you are eating too much wrong food items that is producing acid in your body you have to stop it right now.

Always try to eat freshly prepared food. Eat only home-made food because many people order food from the outside that has no nutrients value and unhealthy for your health and they increase the acidic level too.  

[Also Read: Alkaline Superfoods that Prevent Obesity, Cancer and Heart Disease]

3. Drink plenty of water:

Drinking plenty of water can also help you to maintain the acidic level of your body. Lemon water is also helpful as lemon is a good source of alkalizing food. There are many water purifiers available that claim to provide alkaline water but the proper pH balance is important because excess alkalize can also harm your body.

Drinking water keeps you hydrated and helps to flush out the toxins from your body.

4. Avoid Canned Food:

Canned food and processed food are very harmful to our body. They have zero nutrients value. So much fried food and junk food can increase the acidic level, bad cholesterol, and can affect the liver too.

In many studies, it has been found that people who were consuming much canned or processed food have an excess acidic level and they are suffering from many health issues than others.

[Also Read: Top 15 Common Foods that Cause Cancer You Should Avoid]

5. Add more Green Salad:

Green salad with some spice is also a good idea to quickly alkalize your body. You can add carrot, beans, capsicum, cucumber, lime, onion, tomato, and many more options available and try to eat salad in the lunch. 

6. Avoid Sugary and Dairy Products:

Eating too many sugary products like sweets, cakes, pastries, cookies, and dairy products can enhance the acidic level also they have other side effects too.

Eating too much meat is also not good for your body. Add more green vegetables, salad, and nuts in your meal.   

7. Use Lettuce Leaves and Collard Greens for Wrapping:

Collard greens and lettuce leaves are perfect options and you must add them into your diet. If you are preparing any meal and making a wrap using lettuce can lower the acid level.

These vegetables include multiple vitamins like calcium, iron, sodium, etc so try to consume more green items.

8. Add Juice and Smoothies:

There are many ways to make a better and healthy drink for you. all you need to be aware of your health. You can make smoothies using fruits, nuts, and make them less-sweet and never add artificial sugar.

Drinking fruit juice can also alkalize your body. You can simply prepare it at home without adding salt or sugar and simply drink it regularly.

[Also Read: Boil Lemons Drink it Every Morning, You will be Amazed by the Results!]

9. Take Herbal tea or Green tea: 

There are many options available in the market regarding herbal tea, coffee, and other beverages but you need not purchase anything due to you can easily prepare at home.

Drink green tea, lime tea, or ginger tea instead of soda, cold drink, tea or coffee. Accept green drinks and avoid other harmful beverages.

Conclusion:

You have no idea that whatever you eat it influences our body in many ways. Follow all the steps and you will see a huge change in your acidic level in a few days. Share this information more and ask if you have any question in your mind.

Dr Maria

MD Board Certified physician 8 years of experience in health care Former Naturopath at UK Graduated from AIIMS – All India Institute Of Medical Science, INDIA

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