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Testmedica Ph Check™ Acid Balance Monitor -- 50 Strips

What is a pH Monitor? This test indicates the acid or alkaline content of urine (pH) by measuring the concentration of hydrogen ions. On a scale of 1-10 7 represents neutrality lower numbers indicate increasing acidity and higher numbers increasing alkalinity. Each unit of change represents a tenfold change in acidity or alkalinity. The pH of urine can range from and extremely unhealthy low of 4.5 to a high 8.5.  . Why Monitor pH levels? Persistent alkaline urine (pH7-8) may be indicative of urinary tract infection vegetarian diet alkalosis pyloric stenosis/obstruction vomiting or alkalizing drugs. Persistent acid urine (pH5-7) may be indicative of gout fever phenacetin intake or predisposition to kidney stones. In a pH balanced body urine is slightly acid in the morning (after fasting) with a pH range of 6.5-7.0 generally becoming more alkaline pH=7.5-8.0 by evening as the body digests food and releases electrolytes.  
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1 out of 2(50%)customers recommend this product.
Customer reviews for Testmedica Ph Check™ Acid Balance Monitor -- 50 Strips
Review 1 for Testmedica Ph Check™ Acid Balance Monitor -- 50 Strips
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madforshoes
fromillinois
Age:35-44
Gender:Female
Referral source:Self-referred
Duration of use:61-180 days
ph strips
 February 14, 2012
"I used these and had to really alter my diet to get into the green because I was so acidic..These are easy to use better than the paper"
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1of 1voted this as helpful.
Review 2 for Testmedica Ph Check™ Acid Balance Monitor -- 50 Strips
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anniebee
frommesa, az
Age:35-44
Gender:Female
Referral source:Self-referred
Duration of use:Over 180 days
not accurate
 November 18, 2011
"I used this several times and had other people including my husband and all had the same results. There was no sort of variation in color from person to peron, morning or evening."
+5points
5of 5voted this as helpful.