Many doctors, herbalists and nutritionists believe that the explanation may come down to three words: Acid and Alkaline. By far the most common imbalance seen in our society is over acidity. The possible consequences of out-of-balance Acid-Base includes the following; Dangerous condition that weakens all body systems. This condition forces the body to borrow minerals—including calcium, sodium, potassium and magnesium—from vital organs and bones to buffer (neutralize) the acid and safely removes it from the body. Because of this strain, the body can suffer severe and prolonged damage due to high acidity—a condition that may go undetected for years.