There is a school of thought that says degenerative diseases are the result of an accumulation of toxic, acid waste in the body. In the case of vitiligo the loss of skin colour may be caused by the destruction of melanin cells by dietary and metabolic acids that are then eliminated, not only through urination, but also through the pores of the skin. The theory that vitiligo sufferers are virtually “sweating bleach” (and maybe also crying, sneezing and dribbling it too!) makes a lot of sense when you consider that the typical locations of white patches are those areas most prone to perspiration (as well as those affected by tears, mucus and saliva).
Whether or not this rather simplistic explanation is the exact mechanism behind the development of vitiligo, there is certainly mounting scientific and anecdotal evidence that shows vitiligo – and many other chronic conditions, even cancers – respond very well to a correction in the patient’s acid-alkaline balance. The most natural way to restore this balance is to eat sufficient quantities of alkalising foods (typically dark, leafy vegetables). In reality, it isn’t feasible to include the required amounts of these foods in the daily diet, so the best way to supplement intake is to use green “superfoods”.
Before I started taking these green foods my tears and perspiration used to sting a lot (which I assumed was normal). Now that I have been alkalising my system for several years -and almost completely re-pigmented - I no longer experience this stinging sensation.
A vitiligo blogger since 2011. My name is Caroline. I had vitiligo for nearly 50 years before finding an effective treatment. I created this blog to share my experiences with others affected by this skin condition.