Engage in regular, weight-bearing exercise.
Eat a diet strong in alkalizing vegetables and fruits.
Use positive stress management techniques such as yoga, meditation, laughter, qigong, and walking.
Deep breathing reduces stress and increases the rate at which carbon dioxide is released from the body, reducing acidity.
Go Organic: pesticides are acid-forming.
Make the change gradually: If you think a quick switch will be stressful or set you up for failure, begin making the transition slowly over a matter of weeks.
Adequate dietary Vitamin D levels may help with absorption of calcium, magnesium and phosphate, which can help with acid/alkaline balance. Most populations in northern climates are deficient in vitamin D, so getting tested may be a good idea for you. Vitamin D drops are the best for absorbtion.
Remember, the big picture is what matters; balancing diet, exercise, and lifestyle will provide you with the best tools for maintaining a healthy pH balance in your body and better managing your Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism.