HARLEM COMMUNITY NEWSPAPERS The Power of Hydrogen
The Power of Hydrogen (pH) is a scale of 0 to 14, the lower numbers representing acidity and the higher numbers are alkaline, with 7 considered neutral. pH in the body will vary, the stomach for exam ple makes use of hydrochloric acid to break down food during digestion. When the stomach is not as acidic as it should be, the body becomes acidic. Blood is slightly alka line with a pH between 7.36 and 7.44. If the pH is lower than those ranges, it can be dangerous.
When body pH drops be low 6.4 enzymes are deactivated, digestion cannot work properly, vitamins, minerals and food supplements will not be able to effectively as similate. Low pH levels indicate an unhealthy accumulation of acidity in the body. An acidic pH can be caused by an acidic diet, emotional stress or toxic overload.
The immune system will try to compensate for low pH acidity by taking alkaline mineral reserves like sodium from the stomach or calci um from the bones, a major cause of osteoporosis and many other diseases.
Many seniors suffer from osteoporosis because their medications can make their bodies acidic. A lack of min erals in the diet can cause acid build up in the cells cre ating symptoms like arthritis, fibromyalgia, MS, and lupus. Research has proven that disease cannot survive in an alkaline state, but viruses, bacteria, yeast, fungus, can dida and even cancer cells can only live and grow in a low oxygen, low pH environ ment. If your body is acidic it cannot retain enough oxygen to fight infections. If your pH level is 7.4 or higher it will become alkaline, allowing the blood and chemicals in your body to absorb high levels of oxygen.
Pathogens and cancers cannot survive in an oxy gen-rich alkaline environment. Hydrogen Peroxide is oxygenated water used to kill infection because harm ful germs die in a highly oxygenated environment. We are now facing a virus that can be deadly to people with low pH level acidic bodies. Seniors and anyone with a weak immune system are vulnerable.
This year Harlem Holis tic Wellness Week (H2W) will use social media plat forms to provide education and awareness on alternative natural preventive health care options. Prevention has always been a H2W focus, which is even more import ant this year, since there is no known cure for COVID-19 yet, our only defense is pre vention.
A strong immune system means having a high pH bal anced alkaline body. If you are reading this dialog, I ask you to go on Amazon.com and order a $8.00 box of pH test strips I use “Just Fitter” but any strip that tests the al kaline and acid levels in your body using urine and saliva will work.
There are reports that show that due to lifestyle and diet the average American over 40 will test around 5 pH, if this is true, education about the positive power of Hydro gen can save lives. There are things that can be done to re duce the acidity in your body and rise your bodies pH lev el. Drinking alkaline water, diet, and mindfulness activi ties are examples of a few.
During H2W2020 my company the Onuwon Well ness Group will introduce Shield a natural Alkaline Formula oral spray that sup ports pH levels. I have been using it for about three weeks because I have respiratory allergies and my pH level was not where I wanted it to be. I am very pleased that it is now part of my immune strengthening strategy.
There is a great deal of research showing that when a body reaches a pH level of 7.4 cancers become dormant and at pH 7.6 the oxygenated red blood cell will provide the white blood cells the strength to destroy any type of invader. That’s where I want my pH level to be.
If you would like more information or wish to pur chase Shield to help balance your pH level visit the Onuwon Wellness store at www.mydailychoice.com/ onuwonwellness or send an email to onuwon@gmail. com . Don’t forget to pur chase test strips to monitor your pH level.
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