Excess acids (acidosis) is a condition where the body can't maintain adquate alkaline reserves to meet the emergency demands.
The excess acids must be neutralized because acidosis leaves the body in a wekened condition that is dangerous.
Now we depart from health in just the proportion to which we have allowed our alkalis to be dissipated by introduction of acid-forming food in too great amount... It may seem strange to say that all disease is the same thing, no matter what its myriad modes of expression, but it is verily so. William Howard Hay, M.D. More recently, in his remarkable book Alkalize or Die , Dr. Theodore A. Baroody says essentially the same thing:
The countless names of illnesses do not really matter. What does matter is that they all come from the same root cause...too much tissue acid waste in the body!
Theodore A. Baroody, N.D., D.C., Ph.D.
Everything we eat creates acidic waste in our bodies. The waste is highly acidic and acidosis is one of the main contributors that lead to theh aging process and various ilnesses. Acid waste is excreted from the body in the form of urine and sweat but the wastes not excreted wil be circulating around in the blood, in the body.
Although these wastes are used for energy and function they must not be allowed to build up. The body will try to do anything to neutralize and detoxify these acids before they start destroying cells.
Drinking alkaline water is an easy and efficient way to help neutralize an acidic human body. The advantage of drinking alkaline water is that while being absorbed by the body, it helps neutralize acidic wastes, making them more soluble in the blood vessels.
Mild acidosis can cause such problems as:
Cardiovascular damage, including the constriction of blood vessels and the reduction of oxygen.
Some common Diseases and their relationship to Acidity: