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Can Sepsis Cause Metabolic Acidosis?

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In this video we discuss the progression of a systemic infection including systemic inflammatory response syndrome, sepsis, severe sepsis, septic shock and multi organ dysfunction syndrome.

Sepsis - Wikipedia

For the genus of flies of this name, see Sepsis (genus) . Blood culture bottles: orange label for anaerobes , green label for aerobes , and yellow label for blood samples from children Sepsis is a life-threatening condition that arises when the body's response to infection causes injury to its own tissues and organs. [8] Common signs and symptoms include fever , increased heart rate , increased breathing rate , and confusion . [1] There also may be symptoms related to a specific infection, such as a cough with pneumonia , or painful urination with a kidney infection . [2] In the very young, old, and people with a weakened immune system , there may be no symptoms of a specific infection and the body temperature may be low or normal, rather than high . [2] Severe sepsis is sepsis causing poor organ function or insufficient blood flow. [9] Insufficient blood flow may be evident by low blood pressure , high blood lactate , or low urine output . [9] Septic shock is low blood pressure due to sepsis that does not improve after reasonable amounts of intravenous fluids are given. [9] Sepsis is caused by an immune response triggered by an infection. [2] [3] Most commonly, the infection is b Continue reading >>

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  1. [deleted]

    I'm not going to buy sticks or strips to pee on to tell me if I am in a state of ketosis or if there are ketones in my urine, however, I have a question
    For the first 7-10 days, I could (I believe) taste in my mouth when my body would go into ketosis. It's a fruity, almost metallic, something in between sort of taste.
    Sadly, I have no one I can breath on to sniff and tell me what it smells like to them to know if I managed to make it into ketosis. So my question is, what other means can I know if my body is properly dropping into Ketosis?
    I only ask because ever since my Meatza from 2 nights ago, I havn't tasted that familiar sensation a single time. And that worries me. I love this sort of diet because I get to just scarf down meat and cheese (and bacon!) like it's going out of style. TBH, I'm not even bothering to watch my total caloric intake yet, because I am simply watching my portion sizes and really acting as scared of carbs as I can be, and I'm hoping that takes makes the weight fall off. But I really like that taste in my mouth which I believe to be my body entering and maintaining a state of Ketosis, and am curious for anything else I might be able to tell from.
    Other than that, I am also beginning a fairly aggressive gym routine to coincide with the Keto, it will consists of 3 days of running, and 2-3 days of 'Muscle Failure'. The last time I was on a High Protein Low Carb diet it's what I did, and it worked out great before. It's also really simple to follow, 1 hour of running treadmill (or walking) on Mondays and Fridays, on Wednesday you do a 30 minute session. Then on Tuesday Thursday Saturday, you work the muscles. I started last night with the run (but since it was the first day I did the hour long session) and made it 4.11 miles on a treadmill, with a 1.0 incline to compensate for indoor running on a treadmill. My "goal" is to run 6 miles in an hour @ a 1.0 incline, without having to 'slow down' to a walk like I had to do numerous times yesterday. And then just build from there. As far as the muscle failure goes, I just want some muscle to look good in the mirror, and to look good for the ladies. I'm not going to kid myself, I'm doing this as much for myself as I am to bag a hottie. Plus being in shape and healthy is always a huge plus.
    So
    TL:DR ; besides distinct taste / breath, and peeing on sticks to look for ketones, are there any other solid signs of Ketosis?

  2. Targash

    simply consuming 20g or less net carbs a day ensures ketosis. some people can handle more but 20g seems to be the point of assurance.

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    That's my problem, I used as 'low carb' of a sauce as I had in my cupboards, so it was this weird off brand I must've bought at some 'cheap grocery store' like a Aldi's or something. It had a lot less sugar than the Hunt's in my cupboards. So for the meatza, I did only eat 1/4th of the entire meatza, but it still ... I don't know, I know nothing else I really eat through the day has any carbs in it. And then I made some Caveman Keto Chili last night, so more tomato sauce (couldn't find my paste) from the same can I had transferred to a fridge safe container, so more 'not a lot of sugar but definitely sugar in it' and that just worries me.
    Like today, I'll eat
    http://cavemanketo.com/chorizo-breakfast-casserole/
    This for both my breakfast and my lunch
    And tonight I'll eat
    http://cavemanketo.com/caveman-chili/
    So I'll hit 27 total carbs today, assuming I followed the recipes appropriately, but I'm not doing any amazing job of keeping the numbers solid. I pretty much use one entire green pepper to prepare these dishes, so for the breakfast dish it's one half of an onion , and one entire green pepper
    The same goes for the dinner dish, I use the OTHER half of the onion that was left over, and one more green pepper.

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Lactic Acidosis

Background In basic terms, lactic acid is the normal endpoint of the anaerobic breakdown of glucose in the tissues. The lactate exits the cells and is transported to the liver, where it is oxidized back to pyruvate and ultimately converted to glucose via the Cori cycle. In the setting of decreased tissue oxygenation, lactic acid is produced as the anaerobic cycle is utilized for energy production. With a persistent oxygen debt and overwhelming of the body's buffering abilities (whether from chronic dysfunction or excessive production), lactic acidosis ensues. [1, 2] (See Etiology.) Lactic acid exists in 2 optical isomeric forms, L-lactate and D-lactate. L-lactate is the most commonly measured level, as it is the only form produced in human metabolism. Its excess represents increased anaerobic metabolism due to tissue hypoperfusion. (See Workup.) D-lactate is a byproduct of bacterial metabolism and may accumulate in patients with short-gut syndrome or in those with a history of gastric bypass or small-bowel resection. [3] By the turn of the 20th century, many physicians recognized that patients who are critically ill could exhibit metabolic acidosis unaccompanied by elevation of ket Continue reading >>

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  1. ably65

    My body is FINALLY releasing weight and I am so so glad but I have a question...
    Over the last few days I have been noticing that I have really bad body odor. It is all over my body. I keep showering, using deodorant (obviously) and using perfume so I hope it isn't too noticeable to other people. I have NEVER had a problem with this before.
    Then, two days ago, I noticed a strong cigarette smell that seemed to be coming off of me. I smoked for years but haven't touched a cigarette in 2 years so I thought I was imagining it. Then, last night, I had the "taste" of having smoked in my mouth. This is really strange. Have any former smokers experienced anything like this? Could nicotine be stored in my fat cells?
    Come to think of it, I have also been very jittery and having trouble sleeping and that is what used to happen if I smoked in the evening.
    I know this sounds crazy but I swear I am of sound mind.

  2. nxd10

    I have read that fat stores toxins and that when you metabolize it they are released. It could be that. No idea of the veracity of that, but it is plausible.
    My son has a serious problem with body odor even though he bathes daily. Part of it can be caused by the particular strains of bacteria growing on your skin. If you with your armpits with white vinegar or lime juice it helps tremendously. Solved his problem completely.
    IMO, perfume makes you smell worse. It doesn't cover up anything.

  3. gingerveg

    My instincts tell me this is excellent news for you. After reading your post I realized this happened to me too. It was years ago after quitting smoking and getting healthy. I think your body is detoxing and that is definitely hopeful news.
    By far the very best deodorant I have ever used is coconut oil (something like this: http://www.walmart.com/ip/Spectrum-Naturals-Organic-Coconut-Oil-14-fl-oz/10535750) mixed with baking soda. That's it, mix it in a little bowl until it is a creamy consistency and you can use this stuff all over your (exterior) body . My husband (who is a sweaty person) also swears by it. You can cover the mixture with plastic wrap to save (or put it in a little jar maybe even a roll on stick [never tried that]) and this stuff stays good for years. Not only is this the good stuff, but you also get the added benefit of no added aluminum (or anything) so it's likely much healthier for you than the store bought brands. Congrats on your detox and good luck!
    ETA: Just wanted to add that coconut oil turns liquid when heated so that is just something to think about when you are storing/using it.

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The Use Of Sodium Bicarbonate In The Treatment Of Acidosis In Sepsis: A Literature Update On A Long Term Debate

Volume2015(2015), Article ID605830, 7 pages The Use of Sodium Bicarbonate in the Treatment of Acidosis in Sepsis: A Literature Update on a Long Term Debate 1Internal Medicine Department, University Hospital of Patras, 26500 Rion, Greece 2University of Patras School of Medicine, 26500 Rion, Greece 3Intensive Care Department, Brugmann University Hospital, 1030 Brussels, Belgium 4Department of Anesthesiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 63110, USA Received 22 March 2015; Revised 29 June 2015; Accepted 1 July 2015 Copyright 2015 Dimitrios Velissaris et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License , which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Introduction. Sepsis and its consequences such as metabolic acidosis are resulting in increased mortality. Although correction of metabolic acidosis with sodium bicarbonate seems a reasonable approach, there is ongoing debate regarding the role of bicarbonates as a therapeutic option. Methods. We conducted a PubMed literature search in order to identify published literature related to the effe Continue reading >>

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  1. Sqeeze

    Forums are still new to me so I hope I am doing this correctly. I have been following the keto woe for about 4 weeks now (did have a higher carb meal for one day due to my anniversary though ). I have only lost a couple pounds. I am 23, 5'8" and have about 70lb to lose. I definitely have more energy since starting but I was really hoping for faster weight loss after hearing all kinds of success stories on Facebook and the 2keto dudes podcasts. I am not giving up but really and wondering if there are any tips that you all can give me. I have read through all the newbie info I can find on the forum. I am currently shooting for 100grams protein less than 20grams carbohydrate and 165grams fat as that is what the keto calculator said I should. I am really having a hard time getting enough fat, and I want to eat more green veggies and protein because thats what I crave (not sweets and carbs) I but it's so easy to go over 20 grams of carbs from veggies. I also have read how going over on protein messes with insulin and your liver. I am not on any medication either. Not sure what is holding up the weight loss. Any insight is welcome!

  2. Daisy

    Weight loss is so variable and lots of people have a frustrating delay in getting started, especially women I'm afraid. My advice is to focus in on the non-weight related benefits for now like the improved energy. It would be good to keep a journal of all the changes. Measure - many people see a change in measurements with no movement on the scale. Look for all the other things like clearer skin, mental clarity, better sleep, improved mood, reduction in cravings... It will happen but it might take time to get going. It sounds like you are doing everything right so just keep going for now.

  3. LdyJnet

    I started keto about 10 weeks ago. (Per doctors orders). I have slowly been losing weight. The last 3 weeks no movement on the scale but my waist went down almost 2 inches!! Im concentrating on the non scale victories as so many suggested. Its really helping me to stay with keto. Plus i feel so much better! Stay strong and keto on... the weight loss will happen.

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