Helping you make better health choices

In shops now or delivered to your home from only £3.50 an issue!

Subscribe!

Signs and symptoms

MagazineApril 2006 (Vol. 17 Issue 1)Signs and symptoms

* Acidosisdrowsinessfrequent sighingincreased heartbeatrestlessnesscold sweatsdry skin & mouthhard stoolsdiminished urinationexcessive perspirationsticky, sour taste in mouthbad breath

* Acidosis
drowsiness
frequent sighing
increased heartbeat
restlessness
cold sweats
dry skin & mouth
hard stools
diminished urination
excessive perspiration
sticky, sour taste in mouth
bad breath

* Alkalosis
muscle soreness & cramps
stiff or creaky joints
bursitis
bone spurs
oedema (especially of the hands)
allergies
menstrual problems
hyperventilation
restlessness
excitability
numbness
prickling sensations
increased respiration
discomfort after eating

ACID-ALKALI TESTING
Simple saliva or urine tests are available in DIY test kits. These are sophisticated versions of the litmus test, enabling you to measure pH fairly accurately (within 0.5). However, the results may be difficult to interpret. For example, saliva measurements may be complicated by the presence of acid-forming bacteria in the mouth. So, if in doubt, it may be better to have your blood pH tested in a laboratory.


Healthy, oldest and wisest

A human guinea pig

You may also be interested in...

Sign up for free today

Sign up now to get your FREE 17-point Plan to Great Health

Free membership gives you access to our latest news reports, use of our community area, forums, blogs, readers' health tips and our twice-weekly
e-news letter.

WDDTY Recommends

Latest Tweet

About

Since 1989, WDDTY has provided thousands of resources on how to beat asthma, arthritis, cancer, depression and many other chronic conditions.

Start by looking in our fully searchable database, active and friendly community forums and the latest health news.

Positive SSL Wildcard

Facebook Twitter

Most Popular Health Website of the Year 2014

© 2010 - 2016 WDDTY Publishing Ltd.
All Rights Reserved