Sodium bicarbonate, also known as baking soda, is used to relieve heartburn, sour stomach or acid indigestion, by neutralizing excess stomach acid. When used for this purpose, it is said to belong to the group of medicines called antacids. It may be used to treat the symptoms of stomach or duodenal ulcers. Sodium bicarbonate is also used to make the blood and urine more alkaline in certain conditions.
General dose if not allergic and after checking with your physician for interactions/contraindications;
To prevent muscle weakness during exercise and accelerate muscle recovery afterwards; 300mg per kg of body weight. (Consult your Coach/Gym).
To address over acidity in the stomach/body, and possibly gout, urinary stones and pH balance - consult your physician.