Acidosis Symptoms and Causes

The symptoms of acidosis are common ailments that most of us are very familiar with. However, the causes are mostly bad habits that we make in our daily lives. Acidosis is a condition in the body that prevents the absorption of oxygen to your cells creating too much acid in the blood. As a result, the body’s pH level drops below 7.0 (acidic).

Acidosis Symptoms

Fist signs of acidosis is inflammation. It’s your body’s way of telling you that it needs oxygen.

Dr Batmanghelidj (1930-2004) said that the human body manifests dehydration by producing pain (inflammation), and pain is a sign of water shortage in the body, and water shortage is actually the background to most of the health problems in our society. You can read his scientific articles at

Shallow or rapid breathing is another symptom that is caused by your lungs being deprived of oxygen. Osteoporosis is the result of a chronic intake of acid-forming food.

Other symptoms of water shortage include:

  • acne, dry skin
  • allergies
  • colitis, diarrhea, constipation
  • headaches, confusion
  • heartburn
  • joint and muscle pain (inflammation)
  • nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite
  • no energy, fatigue, tired, sleepy
  • panic attacks
  • persistent cough
  • stressed
  • urinary tract infections

What Causes Acidosis

Too much acid in the blood causes acidosis. The body is dehydrated, lacking in oxygen, and the pH level is below 7.0 (acidic). A healthy body has a pH level above 7.0 (alkaline). Click here to learn how to test your pH at home.

The list below shows the major causes of acidosis

  • dehydration
  • drug abuse (including aspirin)
  • eating fast, not chewing
  • eating late at night
  • eating too much acidic food
  • environmental toxins
  • lack of exercise
  • lack of oxygen
  • overeating

Acidosis can be reversed. If ignored, chronic health issues will occur such as respiratory failure, kidney failure and organ failure. Click here to learn how to reverse Acidosis.

I am not a doctor and this information is not intended to diagnose, treat or cure any disease. I recommend seeking the advice of a qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or changing your diet.

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