Thursday, May 21, 2015

Spider Veins, Varicose Veins and Alkaline Ionized Water

The season of shorts, summer dresses and swimming suits is upon us and I would like to help you manage this bothersome ailment, if not help you get rid of it completely.

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If you suffer from spider veins you know how unsightly they can be. And if you suffer from varicose veins you know they are not only unsightly, but can be painful. Today I’m going to cover how drinking alkaline ionized water has not only helped my spider veins, but also how it has helped many others and why.

What are spider veins and varicose veins?

Spider veins are dilated veins close to the skin’s surface. They are usually red or blue and look like a spider’s web or tree branches. They are normally found on the legs and/or face.

Varicose veins are red or blue swollen veins where blood has pooled and caused the distention of the vein due to poor circulation. The valves in the veins which are supposed to prevent blood from flowing in the wrong direction are malfunctioning and so the blood starts flowing back down, away from the heart, and so blood pools in the affected veins. They are usually found on the legs and are most common in women above the age of 50. However, anyone can suffer from them and they can be hereditary.

Both problems stem from the same issue, malfunctioning valves in the veins, however, varicose veins are a more extreme case of malfunction.

How Does Alkaline Water Help?

As I have previously written in a  former blog post and in my own testimonial page , I have noticed that drinking alkaline ionized water with higher than -400 ORP levels has helped get rid of my spider veins! The rest of this article is devoted to explaining why this is, and giving you tips to help you replicate what I did, i.e., rid yourself of spider veins.

There are two reasons why I believe drinking of alkaline water helps spider veins. 


  1. The abundant antioxidants in alkaline ionized water help to fight free-radicals which are constantly bombarding the circulatory system, at their starting point. When we breathe in, we take in Oxygen, O2 +The majority of this Oxygen is in the form of free-radicals, because each Oxygen pair is missing one electron in its outer ring. It will seek out and steal that electron from surrounding molecules, tissue and cell walls. The first place Oxygen goes is into the circulatory system, where it robs the walls of the veins of its needed electron. Read more about the free-radical theory of aging. Alkaline ionized water has an abundance of anti-oxidants, negatively-charged spare electrons, to donate to the active Oxygen molecules, causing them to neutralize instantly and become more bio-friendly.
  2. It is a well-known fact that when the body rids itself of acidic wastes it rejuvenates the circulatory system of the body. This is otherwise called "cleansing". Alkaline ionized water helps to cleans the body of toxins. When you cleanse the body, and keep the vessels of circulation clean, it makes sense that you will improve the health and strength of those vessels. Read more about the benefits of ionized water.


Drink enough alkaline ionized water to make a difference.

I personally recommend drinking at least 1 gallon of water per day when you’re trying to rid your body of a specific ailment or malady. The suggested formula to determine your minimum daily requirement of water is: Take half your weight in ounces of water every day. So if you’re, say, 200 lbs, that would mean drinking 100 ounces of water per day, or roughly 12.5 cups of water.

I would love to hear any feedback or see before and after pictures, so feel free to email me pictures. Or if you have any questions, feel free to email those to me. 

And please keep in mind that this does not supplant medical advice from a licensed physician. I am solely sharing my observations as well as other people's own observations. 

  

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Alkaline Water and the Health of Your Feet

Man, summer got here fast. And you know what that means – sandals and open-toed shoes for the next 5-6 months. Let's make sure your tootsies are ready for that kind of exposure all summer long.

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Alkaline Water and Toenail/Foot Fungus

I know this is probably either an embarrassing or icky topic to talk about, but I'm sure most of us have dealt with it or know someone who has and it's good to have a solution ready. I have unfortunately had the bad experience of removing my toenail polish and seeing a little black spot on my big toenail. This was about a month after getting a pedicure and I knew that their foot tubs must not have been cleaned properly. I knew better than to go back there again. And I wish I had known about this easy solution to help.

We all have fungus and bacteria lurking around on our feet. It's just whether it takes over and becomes damaging to the toenails and eventually the toenail beds.

But here is a way to stop the fungus in its tracks. This also works well for athlete's foot, which, by the way, is not just for athletes. Anyone can get it. Especially if you walk barefoot in a gym locker room, public swimming pool, hot tubs, etc.

Here's what you will need:

2.5 pH acidic water
11.5 pH alkaline water
A spray bottle
A tub or other receptacle to soak your feet in

Directions:

1. Twice a day, spray the affected area with  2.5 pH acidic water. Do not dry with a towel, but allow to air dry.
2. For severe cases, soak affected areas in 11.5 pH for 20 minutes up to 4 times a week.3. After soaking, pat dry then completely air dry and spray nails with 2.5 pH acidic water and let air dry.4. Moisturize with hydrating lotion.


Along with this daily regimen, I suggest treating your footwear in this fashion:
1. Wash socks thoroughly with 2.5 pH water and allow them to soak.
2. Soak tennis shoe in 2.5 pH water for an hour before washing.
3. Spray inside of shoes thoroughly with 2.5 pH water and allow to dry.


This regimen will also cut down on dry, cracked skin on your heels and toes.


Feel free to let me know how this goes for you and if you have any questions.

Read on...
...for more ways to use a water ionizer.
...for more testimonials from people drinking ionized water.








Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Alkaline Water and Dental Problems

We have all had some form of dental problem in our lives, whether it be a cavity, bleeding gums, toothache, etc. Well in all my years of using and selling electric water ionizers, one of the benefits I have discovered is how the alkaline ionized water has helped with my oral hygiene.

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Acidity in Your Body and Tooth Decay

When our bodies are too acidic we have natural mechanisms set in place that take certain alkaline minerals from other parts of our body in order to maintain an ideal pH. This is to keep our blood in a slightly alkaline state with a pH of around 7.4. One of the sources of alkaline minerals is calcium from our teeth. Now what happens when calcium is being leached from our teeth to ensure our body maintains a constant pH level? You guessed it – cavities!

But what happens when we maintain an alkaline environment in our body by drinking plenty, and I do mean PLENTY, of alkaline water and eat alkaline foods? Our bodies don't need to tap into its reserves of alkaline minerals and therefore we suffer less, if not no, tooth decay!

Acidity in Your Mouth and Alkaline Water

Drinking alkaline ionized water with a pH of at least 8.8 aids in killing the excess acids in your mouth that also contribute to tooth decay. With our typical American diet, our mouth and saliva are more acidic than they should be. But drinking alkaline water will handle this acidity so that it doesn't wreak havoc on your teeth.

Another facet to this is gingivitis and periodontal disease. It has been shown that rinsing with the acid ionized water effectively kills the bacteria in your mouth that contribute to gum disease.

I recommend using alkaline water to brush with and then rinsing your mouth with acidic ionized water to kill any lingering bacteria. I also suggest rinsing your toothbrush with the acidic water to kill any bacteria on your toothbrush's bristles.

Here are more common ailments that can be remedied by drinking alkaline ionized water.

Also, take a look at our electric water ionizers to start yourself and your family on the way to better dental health.  

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Alkaline Water and Pregnancy

My pregnancies were some of the best times of my life. I loved most everything about them. And as an expecting mother, whether it's your first pregnancy or your fifth, you want to do everything right for the little baby growing inside you. That's why I'm going to go over why drinking alkaline ionized water is such a fantastic addition to your diet before and during your pregnancy.


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Your Body During Pregnancy


When you first become pregnant your body tends to become more acidic. This is due to the alkaline minerals being taken from the mother and supplied to the growing fetus. These are delivered via the umbilical cord. When the baby consumes these nutrients they produce an acidic waste that is expelled by way of the placenta. The mother's body has a hard time neutralizing these acidic wastes and they can build up in her cells.

The baby is also needing more and more fluid for the growing amniotic sac. You need plenty of water to help flush out the waste and also supply the amniotic sac with plenty of hydration.

Many medical professionals mistakenly think women get dehydrated from all the nausea and vomiting in the first trimester, but actually it is the opposite – the nausea and vomiting are caused by being dehydrated and more acidic. That's why mothers experiencing morning sickness feel relief right away once they start drinking alkaline ionized water.

Did you know that by week 20 you have approximately 50% more blood than before you conceived? And blood is composed of nearly 50% water? I'm sure you can see why it is so very important to not only increase your water intake but to make sure the water you are drinking is hydrating you to the fullest.

How Alkaline Water Helps Hydrate You


When the alkaline water is processed in your water ionizer, the molecules are broken down and made smaller. This enables the cells in your body to absorb them far easier than regular tap or bottled water.
This then helps flush out all the acidic waste in your cells and continue replenishing the fluid in the amniotic sac.

Recent studies in Japan have found that drinking plenty of alkaline ionized water can lower your risk of pre-eclampsia. Also, drinking ionized water helps stabilize blood pressure, reduce water retention and thus eliminate swollen hands and ankles.

When to Switch to Alkaline Water


It is important that you don't wait until you have conceived to start drinking plenty of alkaline water. It is highly beneficial to start prior to conception to increase the alkalinity of your body and create a reserve of alkaline nutrients for when conception does take place.

Did you know that during the course of your pregnancy over 1 trillion divisions of cells takes place in your womb? That is a lot of cells, each of which needs water to stay hydrated!

Medical Research Proves Alkaline Water Aides in Pregnancy


Dr. Watanabe Ifao, head of Gynecology in Japan, worked with tens of thousands of gynecological patients who had pre-eclamptic toxemia and this is what he has to say about alkaline ionized water:

"I found that the women with pre-eclamptic toxemia who consumed antioxidant water tend to deliver healthier babies with stronger muscles."

Also a follow-up survey carried out on babies in this group showed their intelligence was above average.

So go ahead and add that water ionizer to your list of items needed for baby. It really is an important addition to your routine.



Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Are You Getting Bored Drinking Plain Water?

Here are some interesting ways to add some spice to your water regimine:

1. Fruit-Infused Water

Yummy! Here are some recipe ideas:




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2. Go Herbal

Enjoy a mug of your favorite herbal tea!

Chamomile helps lower blood pressure.
Green tea helps with weight loss.
Ginger soothes an upset stomach and can help relieve arthritis pain and inflammation.
Sage tea helps with excess perspiration.

3. Mix Up Your Ice Cubes

Freeze some fruit in your ice cubes or throw some frozen fruit into your glass of water! Sounds delish!

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4. Add Some Juice

Add a splash of 100% fruit juice to your water for a little kick. I like cranberry with some fresh squeezed lime juice, but play with the flavors you like!

5. Add Some Seltzer Water

Add some Perrier to your water for a carbonated version of your H2O. You can also add some fresh fruit, herbs or juice to your carbonated water.


I know that it can be hard to solely drink water day in and day out. But I definitely recommend staying away from soft drinks (both diet and regular, especially diet), sweetened iced tea, sweetened juices, etc.


Play around with these ideas and you'll be drinking plenty of water all summer long!  

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Cancer and Alkaline Ionized Water

When cancer patients come into my office … their bodies are almost always very acidic and toxic. My first task is to get their tissues to alkalinize with alkaline water and alkaline foods.” — Dr. Don Colbert, M.D., author, The Seven Pillars of Health

Body pH and Disease

Most diseases, bacteria and viruses cannot sustain life in a well-oxygenated environment. These pathogens die off when the environment they are in reach a pH of 7.6. When your body becomes too acidic, these pathogens can start growing.

An acidic body starts killing its own healthy cells, has a weakened immune system and cannot fight off disease as well as a more alkaline body.

A medical doctor by the name of Dr. Otto Warburg was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1931 for his tremendous discoveries in Medicine. He discovered that cancer cells are not fueled by oxygen as normal cells are. The high levels of oxygen that are found in healthy, alkaline bodies are toxic to cancers. He found that cancers get their energy from sugars and a process of fermentation in acidic environments. He proved empirically the relationship between cancers, acidic body pH, and cellular oxygen starvation. His findings demonstrated that cancers are merely a symptom of acidosis, and therefore it is impossible to truly cure any cancer without first curing the underlying acidosis.

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Creating an Alkaline Body

Drinking alkaline ionized water contributes in three ways to creating a more alkaline body.

1) The antioxidant property of the water helps get rid of free radicals in the body that destroy healthy tissue and cells.

2) The micro-clustered water molecules of the alkaline water are far easier for your body to absorb, which helps flush out toxins from your body that lead to an acidic environment.

3) Alkaline water helps balance the pH of the body, making it more alkaline and less acidic. It has an abundance of ionic alkaline minerals and these are more available for your body to use in making it more alkaline.

In this article here I have more research done on this topic, along with quotes from reputable sources, so I highly suggest taking a look at that as well. Doctors/Experts

And I, of course, highly recommend you invest in an electric water ionizer for your continued health and the continued health of your family.  

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Acidic Ionized Water and Gardening

Today I am going to give you another use for your water ionizer, but this time it's not for drinking, but for your plants and flowers.

Watering Your Plants and Flowers with Acidic Ionized Water

How would you like longer-lasting flower blooms, plants free of mold and bacteria or those roses your husband bought you to last for several more days? Plants and flowers respond very well to a mildly acidic ionized water. And they last longer than when watered with regular tap water!

Here is a comparative picture to show you the kind of results to expect:

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I highly recommend watering your garden plants and your grass with a mild acidic ionized water, filling your vases with this water, as well as spraying your house plants with it. This results in increased plant growth and having to use less pesticides and/or other chemicals.

The right acid setting of you water can also help in the germination and seeding of your plants. But each plant has a different acidity level so make sure you google what that acidity level is. For example, tomatoes do best in a soil that is anywhere between 6.0 and 6.8 on the pH scale, as do most vegetables, whereas blueberries do well anywhere from 4.5-5.5.


How the Acidic Ionized Water Helps Your Plants and Flowers

The acidity of the water kills mold, bacteria and fungi that like to grow on your plants. This water can also help with fungal or bacterial infection in plants.

Another aspect to this is that, while we humans need an alkaline water, plants are opposite and need a slightly acidic water. If you think about it, it makes sense. Humans breathe in oxygen and breathe out carbon dioxide, while plants take in carbon dioxide and release oxygen for us to breathe in. Therefore, their needs are different than ours.

Here is video showing you how to pour your acidic water for use, along with other neat uses for it.

So good luck in your gardening endeavors this year! Do an experiment comparing watering with tap water and watering with acid ionized water and feel free to share it with us!