You will not feel well if you become too alkaline. You will become arthritic, constipated and allergic, with muscle cramps, twitching, neuritis, eczema and more. And if you eat the standard American diet you will further encourage constipation and guanidine overload, which will slowly but surely cause chronic fatigue, arthritis, pain, exhaustion, and more.
If this is you, you will need to test acid therapy on yourself. At its simplest form, you can try taking two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar in water with each meal. The acetic acid in vinegar is an organic acid that can correct systemic alkalosis. It does this by reacting with guanidine and transforming it into harmless creatine. Be sure to get organic apple cider vinegar- it is the most effective. If vinegar helps, but is not strong enough, you will have to take 2-3 Zypan tablets per meal. This will accomplish the same thing but is more powerful. Both apple cider vinegar and Zypan (from Standard Process) can help you with weight loss but you will begin to get relief from aches, pains, and arthritis if they are caused by constipation, guanidine and alkalosis. And best yet, both treatments are helpful to diabetics as they encourage normal blood sugar control.
A Thyroid Connection?
If you have a sluggish thyroid, you need to encourage better thyroid function to overcome constipation and arthritis. Generally speaking, two products from Standard Process will help you encourage better thyroid function. The are Thytrophin (3 daily) and Cataplex F (3-6 daily). Thytrophin is a thyroid gland extract, and Cataplex F is omega-3 saturated fatty acids combined with liver and iodine. If you are allergic to iodine you will not be able to use Cataplex F. In this rare instance you can use Linum B6 (3-6 daily). Allow 4-6 months for better thyroid function.
If you discover acid therapy to be helpful during the time you are encouraging better thyroid function, you will bet better indeed. You will balance out your acid/alkaline systems, encourat34 better digestion and vowel function, lower your guanidine levels, and enjoy better calcium metabolism with less arthritis. At the same time, your entire system will improve as alkalosis diminishes.
Alkalosis/Sluggish Thyroid Protocol
- Apple Cider Vinegar; 2 Tbsp in water with meals
- Zypan; 1-3 per meal
- Thytrophin; 3 daily
- Cataplex F; 3-6 daily
The statements and products referred to throughout this site have not been evaluated by the FDA. They are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. They are the expressed opinion of Bruce West for the sole purpose of educating the public regarding their health, happiness and improved quality of relationships. Individual results may vary. Seek the advice of a competent health care professional for your specific health concerns.
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