POTENTIAL OF HYDROGEN

What is Potential of Hydrogen (pH) :

All the diseases start in body when the pH (potential of Hydrogen) value of body drops down. When Agnihotra Ash is put in water it increases the pH value of water.

pH scale was Invented in 1909 by the Danish biochemist S. P. Sorensen (1869-1939). It is a measure of acidity or alkalinity of water soluble substances (pH stands for 'potential of Hydrogen'). A pH value is a number from 1 to 14, 7 is considered as neutral point. Values below 7 indicate acidity which increases as the number decreases, 1 is the most acidic. Values above 7 indicate alkalinity which increases as the number increases, 14 being the most alkaline. This scale, however, is not a linear scale like a centimeter or inch scale (in which two adjacent values have the same difference).

It is a logarithmic scale in which two adjacent values increase or decrease by a factor of 10. For example, a pH of 3 is ten times more acidic than a pH of 4, and 100 times more acidic than a pH of 5. Similarly, a pH of 9 is 10 times more alkaline than a pH of 8, and 100 more alkaline than a pH of 7.

Excess acidity forces the body to borrow minerals – including calcium, sodium, potassium and magnesium – from vital organs, bones and teeth to buffer (neutralize) the acid and safely remove it from the body. When the body is mostly in an acidic state, it will suffer severe and prolonged ‘corrosion’ and unfortunately this condition may go unnoticed for many years.

Everyone knows that diseased cells need an acidic and low oxygen environment to survive and flourish. Research has proven that terminal patients have an acidity level of 1,000 times more than normal healthy people. The reason is simple. Without oxygen, glucose undergoing fermentation becomes lactic acid. This causes the pH of the cell to drop. Sometimes, the level can even fall to 6.0 and 5.7 or lower. The basic truth is that our bodies simply cannot fight diseases if our pH is not properly balanced.

The Dangers of Acidosis (acidity / low pH) are :

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Lowers the body’s ability to absorb minerals and other nutrients
 
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Acidosis over an extended time frame can result in rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, lupus, tuberculosis, osteoporosis and high blood pressure
 
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Lowers energy production in the cells
 
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Lowers the body’s ability to repair damaged cells
 
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Decreases the body’s ability to detoxify heavy metals
 
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Permits tumors cells to thrive
 
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More susceptibility to fatigue and illness
 
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Contributes to anxiety, diarrhea, dilated pupils, extroverted behaviour, fatigue in early morning, headaches, hyperactivity, hyper sexuality, insomnia, nervousness, rapid heartbeat, restless legs, shortness of breath, strong appetite, high blood pressure, warm dry hands and feet
 
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Osteoporosis, weak, brittle bones, hip fractures, bone spurs and calcium deposits
 
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Various forms of Cancer
 
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Higher blood pressure
 
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Weight and fat gain, obesity, insulin disorders, and diabetes
 
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A compromised immune system
 
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Increased stress
 
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Neurological Diseases: MS, ALS, Parkinson's, Alzheimer's
 
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Auto-immune disorders: Fibromyalgia, Lupus, Shogrens
 
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Cardiac and vascular damage, including the constriction of blood vessels, clogged arteries, clots, weakened veins, and the reduction of oxygen
 
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Acceleration of free radical damage, possibly contributing to cancerous mutations
 
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Liver, Bladder and Kidney conditions, including kidney and gallstones
 
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Premature aging, frequent headaches, sinusitis, constipation, hemorrhoids
 
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Osteoarthritis, joint pain, aching muscles and lactic acid buildup
 
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Hormonal imbalances, Prostate problems and adult acne
 
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Low energy and chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, acid indigestion and flatulence
 
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Accelerates free-radical damage and premature aging
 
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It disrupts nerve and brain function
 
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It corrodes arteries, veins, and heart tissues
 
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It slows the delivery of oxygen into the cell

Your Body Must Be Slightly Alkaline :

Life happens at the cellular level. If you do not manage that, life can happen poorly. All of the cells (trillions of them) that make up the human body are slightly alkaline, and must maintain that slight alkalinity in order to function and remain healthy and alive. Compromise that and the body suffers. As a result, the body may experience permanent and prolonged damage due to high acidity a condition that may go undetected for years, yet ultimately become deadly.

Medical studies report that a pH that is imbalanced can be correlated to almost all health conditions, including heart disease, arthritis and cancer. Virtually all leading biochemists and medical physiologists have recognized that your pH (acid-alkaline balance) is the most important aspect of a balanced, healthy and youthful body.

Benefits of Agnihotra Ash Alkaline water :

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Detoxify :
 
 
Detoxify your body to remove normal acidic waste products accumulated daily, plus remove toxins accumulated in your body from your environment, prescription drugs, unnatural foods and from the “normal” process of aging. Acid wastes collected in the body can lead to more serious health conditions. Drinking alkaline water daily can neutralize the acidity and wash acid waste products from cells and tissues
 
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Hydrate :
 
 
Hydrate your body: this is basic to maintain or regain optimum health. During ionization your alkaline water filter forms your water into micro clusters that are more easily absorbed at the cellular levels thus “super hydrating” your body
 
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Oxygenate / Antioxidants :
 
 
Alkaline water acts as an antioxidant, scavenging for and neutralizing harmful free radicals. Because alkaline water has the ability to give up electrons, it can effectively neutralize and block free-radical damage to the body. Ionized alkaline water seeks out free radicals and converts them into oxygen which your body can use for energy production and tissue oxygenation. Cancer and most other illnesses cannot survive in an oxygenated, alkaline environment
 
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Alkalizes your bodys pH :
 
 
Alkaline water helps balance the body’s pH, which tends to be acidic because of our high acid food diet, stress and exposure to environmental toxins such as smoke. Alkalize your body pH from acidic to alkaline pH, because cancer and many other illnesses cannot live in alkaline environments. Alkaline is the “normal” state of healthy persons
 
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Enhance your immune system :
 
 
Enhance your immune system to maximize your body’s ability to fight off disease and heal itself
 
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It uses no electricity :
 
  Like other water purifiers it uses no electricity to make alkaline water
 
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Reduces bad taste in water
 
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Reduces odor
 
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Removes organic compounds
 
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Removes Chlorine and THMs (THMs are trihalomethanes, chemical compounds that can be formed when water is disinfected with chlorine. THMs occur when chlorine reacts with organic matter in water)
 
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Can control growth of bacteria
 
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Removes some cysts
 
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Removes some parasites
 
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Removes some heavy metals
   
15. Removes "radioactivity"
   
16. Removes Asbestos
   
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Reduces Fluoride

What is Alkaline Water ? :

A water ionizer (also known as alkaline ionizer) is a home appliance which claims to raise the pH of drinking water via ionization; in order to achieve a variety of health benefits. Such claims contradict laws of chemistry and physiology and are unfounded.

Because alkaline water has a higher pH level than does plain tap water, proponents say that it can neutralize acid in your bloodstream, boost your metabolism and help your body absorb nutrients more effectively. Some even say that alkaline water can help prevent disease and slow the aging process.

Cancer and pH :

In the 1930's, an interesting natural cancer treatment was proposed as a simple, effective answer to cancer – almost any cancer. This treatment approach is not well known because it is considered alternative or experimental - or even dangerous - by the medical and scientific community and hence has been referenced primarily in obscure publications outside the mainstream press.

This treatment approach is called alkaline therapy or pH therapy, and is based in part on observations of cultures without significant incidence of cancer and in part on scientific observations of and experimentation with cellular metabolism.

The principles of pH therapy are very simple. The metabolism of cancer cells has a very narrow pH tolerance for cellular proliferation (mitosis), which is between 6.5 and 7.5. As such, if you can interfere with cancer cell metabolism by either lowering or raising the internal cancer cell pH, you can theoretically stop cancer progression.

While lowering cancer cell pH (increasing acidity) is effective against cancer cell mitosis in the lab, increasing acid levels in the live body of a cancer patient puts stress on normal cells and causes a lot of pain. So the proposed alkaline therapy for people is a "high pH therapy" and has been developed to normalize the intracellular pH of the cancer patient's body through elimination of latent acidosis, while increasing the pH of cancer cells to a range above 7.5. According to published research, it is at that pH they revert to a normal cellular apoptosis cycle (programmed cell death).

Ideally, this approach begins with an alkaline diet. There is general agreement amongst natural healers and medical professionals alike, that changing a cancer patient's diet is extremely helpful when someone is confronted with a cancer diagnosis.

There is a chance to heal from and prevent future recurrences of cancer using alkaline diet principles.

The alkaline diet, which is primarily plant-based and avoids sugar, dairy, wheat and other high-gluten grains as well as an excess consumption of fruits, while emphasizing fresh vegetables and vegetable juices along with cruciferous vegetables and greens, changes the body's intracellular pH to come close to the ideal blood pH of 7.3/7.41- a key metabolic accomplishment on the path to longevity whether you have cancer or not! An alkaline diet based on vegetables and fruits create a less-than-optimal environment for cancer proliferation, while at the same time strengthens the immune function and supports healthy cells in the body through improved nutrition.

The second step is to use some nutritional mechanism to move the internal cancer cell pH from the optimal mitosis range of pH 6.5 to 7.5, to above 8, which shortens the life of the cancer cell. As described by its proponents, alkaline therapy neutralizes the acid waste of the cancer which causes so much pain, interferes with the anaerobic fermentation of glucose that starts the self-feeding acidic cancer wasting cycle called cachexia and in time, can induce remission. If this theory of alkaline therapy holds true, it should be possible to address cancer without chemotherapy, radiation or surgery and use alkaline therapy as a primary cancer treatment.

This bold statement comes from a somewhat abstruse body of research. In the 1880's, Louis Pasteur published his work on cellular aerobic respiration and glycolysis. In 1931, Otto Warburg won the Nobel Prize for his work on the metabolism of tumors and the respiration of cells, which was later summarized in his 1956 paper, On the Origin of Cancer Cells. His work on cancer expanded upon Pasteur's findings and described respiratory insufficiency and a cellular metabolism of glucose fermentation as the primary trigger for cancer progression.

Warburg's conclusions on cancer were much discussed in scientific circles, as they are academically elegant, but were not accepted by most members of the scientific community engaged in cancer research. Most cancer researchers in the late 1950's believed that the anaerobic metabolism of cancer cells and their accompanying output of lactic acid was a side effect or an adjunct effect of cancer, not a cause. Cancer research since the 1960's has focused primarily on genetic aberrations as causative for cancer, and has ignored the body of research on cancer pH and its implications for therapeutic approaches.

Warburg's work was a catalyst for yet another research effort on the nature of cancer cells, beginning in the 1930's. A. Keith Brewer, PhD (physicist) performed experiments on the relationship between energized, oxygenated cell membrane and elemental uptake, vs. cellular membranes in an un-energized state such as cancer cells exhibit. He wrote a number of papers discussing the cellular mechanisms of cancer cells and the changes in metabolism induced or indicated by the lack of or presence of oxygen in combination with other elements, particularly potassium and calcium. He noted that cancer cells share one characteristic no matter what type of cancer: they have lost their pH control mechanism.

Brewer's summary conclusion regarding cancer was that by changing the pH of cancer cells to alkaline (above 7.5), they will cease to function as they need an acidic, anaerobic environment to thrive. In other words, he proposed that cancer cells will die if they can be pushed into an alkaline, oxygenated state.