Just about everything we do in life is of an acidic nature, increasing greatly your risk of chronic disease. Symptoms such as joint pain, arthritis, weight gain or loss, fatigue, inflammation, depression, digestive issues, reflux, skin problems, etc are just some examples of the body being acidic.
Do You Have A Poor Diet…Occasions Of Eating & Drinking Poorly, Any Of The Following?
- Processed foods
- Soft drinks, Flavoured drinks
- White flour products
- Meats – fresh & processed
- Takeaway, Fast & Fried foods
- Sugar, sweeteners
- Dairy products
The above list demonstrates our ‘western’ diet, & many people are unaware it contributes to the Acidic build up in your body….
Stress also contributes to & affects your pH balance, both physical & mental stress can lead to an ‘Acid state’ in your body too.
pH is a number range used in expressing acidity (ACID) or alkalinity (ALKALINE), on a value scale running from0 to 14, with the number 7 representing neutrality (NEUTRAL).
Numbers less than 7 (pH 0 – pH 7) Indicate increasing acidity, and numbers greater than 7 (pH 7 – pH 14 ) indicate Increasing alkalinity.
The ideal pH for the body is 7.4.
How Do You Measure pH?
At Melbourne Naturopathy we can accurately measure your pH using pH test strips. Either a urine or saliva sample is required and you will have the results within 2 seconds
How Can Melbourne Naturopathy Help To Reduce An Acid State?
At Melbourne Naturopathy we can help reduce acidity through:
- Dietary changes ( increasing alkaline foods )
- Detoxifying your body
- Decreasing inflammation
- Improving digestive function
- Improving hydration
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We are located at 352 St Georges Road, Thornbury VIC 3071, servicing Northcote, Preston and the surrounding Northern Suburbs.