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Urine Alkalinity

I checked my urine with a test strip, and I was wondering if you are supposed to read the total alkalinity or the pH. My alkalinity was around 120+ and my pH was very low.

Replied by Ted
Bangkok, Thailand
391 posts

Read the strips as a pH only. Getting a pH at 6.1-7.0 is an acceptable range. Try changing your diets to more fresh vegetables and less soft drinks and your pH should be normal. For me fried foods are killing my pH to a very acid range and it caused me a urinary tract infection. The pain went away in minutes after alkalizing my urine with baking soda. Of course a complete cure for me is the addition of 1-2 teaspoon of sea salt/day does in fact have therapeutic value by killing off all the remaining bacteria and somewhat stabilized my pH indirectly. What this means is simple: bacteria may also caused the acidity of the urine since the wastes thrown off by the bacteria might be acidic!