Vasculitis Remedies

Baking Soda (Sodium Bicarbonate)
Posted by Beth (London, England) on 05/16/2018

It's recently been reported that sodium bicarbonate is a potential cure for auto immune diseases and I know many on here follow Ted's alkalising protocol.

I am interested in whether it might help for Giant Cell Arteritis and/or Polymyalgia Rheumatica. Has anyone had any success with these conditions using sodium bicarb alone? (obviously for GCA steroids can't be avoided at least until the ESR has fallen to a normal level).

The suggestion is 0.5 tsp bicarb. once daily in water. I can report no improvement after about 2 weeks of this.

One concern is that many of the remedies suggested here presuppose a poor diet or lifestyle. Naturally if one suffers from acidity, alkalising may help. However in the case of a good diet, plenty of exercise, no alcohol, junk food or sugar, is there still benefit? And if stomach acid is already low?