Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Stress and Your Body pH Level

Your emotional state affects the pH level in your body.

Picture:Man at work fatigued from stress.

In a study published online in the European Heart Journal on January 23, 2008 the results of studying 10,308 male and female civil servants aged 35–55 who worked in London, England.The study began in 1985 with interviews and testing and the participants were tracked for (14) fourteen years.

The results: People experiencing work stress were more than twice as likely to have heart disease than those without work stress.

One of the findings: stress affected the neuron-endocrine system, causing higher levels of the stress hormone cortisol in workers tending towards anxiety.

Coritsol is produced in the Adrenal Gland. Adrenal failure is one of the results of living with stress.

Your thoughts are as real as any physical object you have ever felt, touched or physically handled.

When teaching about the effects of stress, one of the examples I use, is to paint a vivid word picture of a Lion rushing into a room with only one exit .It then proceeds to tear apart the person sitting next to you. The lion never touches you, but begins to chase you out the door. After some running you escape the lion and then a fully equipped blood testing laboratory on wheels pulls up and your blood is analyzed. Now recall the lion never touched you though it did kill and partially eat the person sitting right next to you.

Upon analyzing your blood it would be found that your hormone levels are in such a state that if your body maintained that level you would soon die. How could that be, the lion never touched you to physically affect your body, yet your whole body chemistry has gone acidic, Why?

Thoughts are things in the body.

King Solomon’s wisdom: As a man thinks, so it shall be.

Shakespeare: Nothing of its own self is good or bad, but thinking makes it so.

The Christian Bible: “If anything be pure, if anything be Holy, think on these things”.

It has been scientifically proved in this age, Stress kills.

So eliminating or controlling stress is just as important as eating Alkaline Forming foods and liquids. If you do everything perfect in the part of the Alkaline Lifestyle that deals with the material world it will mitigate the effects of stress, yet the more perfect way is to achieve peace of mind.

Dr Dean Ornish showed this in his work with Coronary heart disease patients. The greatest improvement of Coronary health in his patients came from those who learned to relax at will, no matter what the emotional environment around them. This would explain to a large degree, how some people who drink and smoke live to be 90 years old. I have met these types of people, and the one thing about most of them was their lack of stress. They dealt with stress by sucking on the pacifier of a cigarette and cast their cares to the intoxication of alcohol. The trade off, they suffered physical damage, yet the lack of stress yielded the greater return.

Just think how long they could of lived if they had done all things right!

One factor that is prevalent among most persons who live beyond 100 years of age is that they do not let anger reside in their heart, no pun intended.

Sunday, January 6, 2008

What does pH have to do with Human Health

What does almost everything we eat grow in?

Pictures of Hydrangea Plants,red and blue.

It is the good earth, the soil. The pH of the soil determines the nutrient content of the plants that grow in it. In the case of the flowers of the Hydrangea plant it even determines their color. In acid soil, the Hydrangea flowers are blue, in Alkaline soil, the flowers of the same plant would be pink or red!

Soils that are acid have too many positively charged hydrogen ions and not enough negatively charged hydroxyl ions. The imbalance of ions has a direct affect on soil. When positive hydrogen ions increase and pH is driven way down ( soil becomes acidic ), it reduces the ability of the plant to grow and take nutrients from the soil. The optimal soil pH for most plants is a pH of 6.8.

In soils where there is aluminum present such as in clays, acidic conditions will release the aluminum and poison the plant, stopping its’ growth.

Did you know that in the Human body that pH determines the ability of the cells to absorb nutrients?

Did you know that aluminum compounds are used in water treatment plants across the country and that free aluminum ions reach your water faucet in your home?

Did you know that some scientific studies of Alzheimer’s sufferers reveal larger then normal amounts of aluminum in the brain tissue? Could it be a factor in Alzheimer’s? Are highly acidic people absorbing more aluminum from the water and food where it eventually contributes to the short circuiting of the brain?

So when some one disputes the validity of pH testing of your body, THINK! , how is it that pH affects everything to do with plant growth yet “doesn’t matter” when it comes to human health?

Quite to the contrary, it has much to do with human health.

Acidosis in the human body is an actual medical diagnosis, just ask any MD or nurse.

Test your pH daily for at least 30 days and record the results. If you do it, you might start testing everyday for the rest of your life, just as many people are starting to do everyday. The cost to you? Less than 30 seconds of time and $.17 a day.

Isn’t it worth it to check your pH level every day to monitor how your eating and thinking are affecting your health?

I think it is.

Saturday, December 22, 2007

New Resources for pH Testing

For further study of pH, the following websites are recommended: Complex Scientific discussion of pH Great discussion of pH and its' meaning through out modern life.

Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Soy and Men’s Sperm Count

Post Date: October 16, 2007

A small medical study, currently being discussed in the Health news, found that men who consume Soya products in their diet have lower sperm counts.

Picture:Woman's Reproductive Organs

Let us clarify the study’s findings.

  1. Many of the men in the study were overweight.
  2. The study was done with couples seeking treatment for INFERTILITY!
  3. This study did not divide up the men participants and feed half a set amount of Soya while the others did not consume any Soya
  4. The most glaring defect in the study results is based on asking the men participants whether they ate Soya and compared their sperm counts to whether they ate Soya!

Possibly the most overweight, unfit and docile men were the ones that were eating the Soya, in order to have a “healthy” diet and lose weight???? The study doesn’t clarify this as I understand it.

Note: Sperm count can be affected by stress, diet and alcohol and drug consummation.

The largest factor for low sperm count in overweight men can be estrogen production by the excessive body fat.

The pH level of the men’s urine was not even mentioned or possibly considered in the study.

It is a known science maxim that conception is pH dependent.

If the sperm and the egg are not at the right pH level, there is no conception.

The body’s pH level is determined by many things, all which must be in unison for the body to be at the right pH level.

A healthy, trim, active man with a proper total body pH level should not be concerned with consuming small quantities of soy in their diet. Tofu in the diet for such a man, is not going to affect fertility.

The watch word here is Balance.

One of the three Keys of the Alkaline Lifestyle is:


Excessive body weight in the form of stored Acid, with its’ resulting estrogen production, is the most likely cause of the low sperm count found in the study, not the consummation of soy.