Definition of Acidosis:

Specifically, the abnormal buildup of acids in the body, commonly caused by diabetes or kidney disease.  Broadly, the potential caused by increased protein intake or metabolism, coupled with inadequate intake (or loss) of alkali.

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...the condition
“Alternative names: Metabolic acidosis, Respiratory acidosis, Acidemia Acidosis is defined as a state of increased acidity in the blood and body tissues...”

Bacterial Dysbiosis

...the condition
“...SBBO has been implicated in gastric cancer and can cause acidosis (where the body becomes too acidic) due to increased production of lactic acid...”
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Budd-Chiari Syndrome

...the condition
“...Findings may include liver cell death and severe lactic acidosis.  In some cases, treatment for Budd-Chiari syndrome is as simple as breaking up blood clots using anti-clotting medication, as well as diuretics and restricting sodium intake...”

Chronic Renal Insufficiency

...recommendation Baking Soda
“...Dr. Yaqoob studied 134 patients with advanced CKD and low bicarbonate levels, a condition known as metabolic acidosis.  One group of these patients was treated with a small daily dose of sodium bicarbonate in tablet form, in addition to their usual care...”


...the condition
“...Decreased pH and C02 content (metabolic acidosis) due to intestinal loss of bicarbonate; less commonly, metabolic alkalosis occurs as a result of loss of fluid, acid, potassium, and chloride in the stool...”

Hyperbaric Oxygen a treatment
“...infection – Increased hemolysis; Hyperthermia; Hereditary spherocytosis; Optic neuritis – Possible increased optic nerve pathology; Malignant tumors – possible increased vascularity for tumors; Acidosis – Decreased threshold for oxygen seizures; Steroid use – Decreased threshold for oxygen seizure; Alcohol use – Dehydration (increased risk of decompression sickness); Nicotine use – Decreased...”

Kelp a treatment
“...Kelp is recommended for many conditions, including the following ... Acidosis: Kelp (about 5 tablets daily) has proved helpful in reducing acid in the body...”

Kidney Disease

...the condition
“...Metabolic acidosis is characteristic of severe renal failure...”
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Mesenteric Ischemia

...the condition
“...Rectal bleeding and signs of sepsis may develop: shock, rapid heart rate, rapid breathing, metabolic acidosis with dehydration, low blood pressure, fever, and confusion...”


...the condition
“...The causes of nerve pathology include ... Metabolic from acidosis, vitamin deficiencies, diabetes...”
...relationship to Acidosis
“A contributing cause of neuritis is chronic acidosis, that is, excessive acid condition of the blood and other body fluids...”

Osteoporosis - Osteopenia

...recommendation Plant-Based Nutrition
“...Acidosis stimulates osteoclastic activity and inhibits osteoblast activity...”

Short Bowel Syndrome

...the condition
“...Other complications include ... Metabolic acidosis due to diarrhea...”

Sjogren's Syndrome

...the condition
“...Glossopharyngeal neuralgia – pain in the back of the throat; Mononeuritis multiplex – weakness or paralysis of various muscles; Kidney problems (tubular interstitial nephritis, renal tubular acidosis – a risk factor for kidney stones, glomerular disease); Gastrointestinal symptoms Swallowing difficulty due to decreased saliva production; Constipation; Food intolerances; Irritable Bowel...”
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