Acidosis and Alkalosis
The blood in our body consists of a certain amount of acid as well as base, and if by any chance, the pH value increases or decreases, then we might have acidosis and alkalosis.
Hyperventilation, which refers to rapid breathing, is often the contributing factor behind respiratory alkalosis (low levels of carbon dioxide in blood). The following Buzzle write-up provides information on this condition.
The imbalance in the alkalinity of the body pH is termed as metabolic alkalosis. Let us understand in detail about this condition in the article below.
In order to function properly, our body needs to have a proper balance of acids and bases, regulated by our kidneys and lungs. When there is a decrease in the amount of acids and an increase in the amount of bases, the condition is...