What Does Respiratory Acidosis Mean?

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Respiratory acidosis #sign and symptoms of Respiratory acidosis Respiratory acidosis ABGs Analyse https://youtu.be/L5MWy1iHacI Plz share n subscribe my chanel is a condition that occurs when the lungs cant remove enough of the Suctioning https://youtu.be/hMJGkxvXTW0 carbon dioxide (CO2) produced by the body. Excess CO2 causes the pH of blood and other bodily fluids to decrease, making them too acidic. Normally, the body is able to balance the ions that control acidity. This balance is measured on a pH scale from 0 to 14. Acidosis occurs when the pH of the blood falls below 7.35 (normal blood pH is between 7.35 and 7.45).Rinku Chaudhary NSG officer AMU ALIGARH https://www.facebook.com/rinkutch/ Respiratory acidosis is typically caused by an underlying disease or condition. This is also called respiratory failure or ventilatory failure. Suctioning https://youtu.be/hMJGkxvXTW0 Normally, the lungs take in oxygen and exhale CO2. Oxygen passes from the lungs into the blood. CO2 passes from the blood into the lungs. However, sometimes the lungs cant remove enough CO2. This may be due to a decrease in respiratory rate or decrease in air movement due to an underlying condition such as: asthma COPD pneumonia sleep apnea TYPES Forms of respiratory acidosis There are two forms of respiratory acidosis: acute and chronic. Acute respiratory acidosis occurs quickly. Its a medical emergency. Left untreated, symptoms will get progressively worse. It can become life-threatening. Chronic respiratory acidosis develops over time. It doesnt cause symptoms. Instead, the body adapts to the increased acidity. For example, the kidneys produce more bicarbonate to help maintain balance. Chronic respiratory acidosis may not cause symptoms. Developing another illness may cause chronic respiratory acidosis to worsen and become acute respiratory acidosis. SYMPTOMS Symptoms of respiratory acidosis Initial signs of acute respiratory acidosis include: headache anxiety blurred vision restlessness confusion Without treatment, other symptoms may occur. These include: https://www.healthline.com/health/res... sleepiness or fatigue lethargy delirium or confusion shortness of breath coma The chronic form of respiratory acidosis doesnt typically cause any noticeable symptoms. Signs are subtle and nonspecific and may include: memory loss sleep disturbances personality changes CAUSES Common causes of respiratory acidosis The lungs and the kidneys are the major organs that help regulate your bloods pH. The lungs remove acid by exhaling CO2, and the kidneys excrete acids through the urine. The kidneys also regulate your bloods concentration of bicarbonate (a base). Respiratory acidosis is usually caused by a lung disease or condition that affects normal breathing or impairs the lungs ability to remove CO2. Some common causes of the chronic form are: asthma chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) acute pulmonary edema severe obesity (which can interfere with expansion of the lungs) neuromuscular disorders (such as multiple sclerosis or muscular dystrophy) scoliosis Some common causes of the acute form are: lung disorders (COPD, emphysema, asthma, pneumonia) conditions that affect the rate of breathing muscle weakness that affects breathing or taking a deep breath obstructed airways (due to choking or other causes) sedative overdose cardiac arrest DIAGNOSIS How is respiratory acidosis diagnosed? The goal of diagnostic tests for respiratory acidosis is to look for any pH imbalance, to determine the severity of the imbalance, and to determine the condition causing the imbalance. Several tools can help doctors diagnose respiratory acidosis. Blood gas measurement Blood gas is a series of tests used to measure oxygen and CO2 in the blood. A healthcare provider will take a sample of blood from your artery. High levels of CO2 can indicate acidosis.

Respiratory Acidosis

DEFINITION Respiratory acidosis = a primary acid-base disorder in which arterial pCO2 rises to an abnormally high level. PATHOPHYSIOLOGY arterial pCO2 is normally maintained at a level of about 40 mmHg by a balance between production of CO2 by the body and its removal by alveolar ventilation. PaCO2 is proportional to VCO2/VA VCO2 = CO2 production by the body VA = alveolar ventilation an increase in arterial pCO2 can occur by one of three possible mechanisms: presence of excess CO2 in the inspired gas decreased alveolar ventilation increased production of CO2 by the body CAUSES Inadequate Alveolar Ventilation central respiratory depression drug depression of respiratory centre (eg by opiates, sedatives, anaesthetics) neuromuscular disorders lung or chest wall defects airway obstruction inadequate mechanical ventilation Over-production of CO2 -> hypercatabolic disorders Malignant hyperthermia Thyroid storm Phaeochromocytoma Early sepsis Liver failure Increased Intake of Carbon Dioxide Rebreathing of CO2-containing expired gas Addition of CO2 to inspired gas Insufflation of CO2 into body cavity (eg for laparoscopic surgery) EFFECTS CO2 is lipid soluble -> depressing effects on intrace Continue reading >>

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  1. Alice In TX/MO

    It's my fault. I admit that. Orange is eleven years old, and she struggled a bit with her pregnancy last year. However, she recovered nicely, and she was healthy, in heat, and flirting with the bucks, and I caved in to her insistence and let her get frisky last fall. Darn it. And, what with the varieties of chaos going on at the time, I don't have an exact breeding date.
    Now, she has ketosis. Her udder and vulva are swollen with edema, and she obviously does not feel well. She has lost weight.
    I found ketosis test strips at Wal Mart and tested her yesterday to confirm the suspicions I'd had for a week or so. OFF THE CHARTS ketosis.:run:
    For the last few days, she had been taking CMPK supplements via a drench gun, and, fortunately, she thinks it is yummy. On Yarrow's advice, I started Orange on a high carbohydrate diet. She's getting Fritos, crackers, oak leaves, and (this evening) a molasses sandwich. She is also getting "Magic" which is molasses, corn syrup, and corn oil. This gives her instant usable energy, so that she doesn't continue to digest her own fat and muscle to support life and kids. I'm giving her a SMALL amount of the grain mix that the other goats get.
    She had become less and less active over the last couple of weeks. After starting treating for ketosis, she is improving. This evening, when I went to the milk house/goat yard, she was on her feet in a browse area that I have for them.
    After a good phone consult with Yarrow, I'm thinking that these old does just have trouble with their metabolisms. Hopefully, I can get her through the last few days of this pregnancy and get one last set of kids. She will be the herd queen (UNBRED) for as long as she wants to stay with us after that.
    THANK YOU, YARROW, for taking the time this afternoon to advise me. :clap:

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    I have all my fingers & toes crossed that you can keep her stable until the kids are well baked.. (I just came in a hour or so ago from kidding out Eve.. whose mother was also an old lady... who I fought and fought to keep her going until time to induce her.. Eve was the sole survivor of a set of triplets.. Eve just had really nice twin DOESLINGS..-both are black & white with full white belts.. one has a few BIG moon spots.).. super easy birth.. I see their grand dam in them both!!!... I think you should get to see Orange live on via her kids & grandkids.. one more time.. so.. like we talked about.. one day at a time.. keep her eating and drinking and I think you may well be able to get her to the finish line with live kids!..
    call anytime you need to/want to talk.. brainstorming with someone else always works better for me, when it's a tricky case

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    I will be praying for her Alice! I was worried because I knew you had called Susie (I was on the phone with her as well) and I hadn't seen a posting about it.
    Susie SO glad Eve kidded with does :nanner::nanner:. Send some vibes over to poor Penny!

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Respiratory Acidosis: Causes, Symptoms, And Treatment

Respiratory acidosis develops when air exhaled out of the lungs does not adequately exchange the carbon dioxide formed in the body for the inhaled oxygen in air. There are many conditions or situations that may lead to this. One of the conditions that can reduce the ability to adequately exhale carbon dioxide (CO2) is chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD. CO2 that is not exhaled can shift the normal balance of acids and bases in the body toward acidic. The CO2 mixes with water in the body to form carbonic acid. With chronic respiratory acidosis, the body partially makes up for the retained CO2 and maintains acid-base balance near normal. The body's main response is an increase in excretion of carbonic acid and retention of bicarbonate base in the kidneys. Medical treatment for chronic respiratory acidosis is mainly treatment of the underlying illness which has hindered breathing. Treatment may also be applied to improve breathing directly. Respiratory acidosis can also be acute rather than chronic, developing suddenly from respiratory failure. Emergency medical treatment is required for acute respiratory acidosis to: Regain healthful respiration Restore acid-base balance T Continue reading >>

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  1. LaTisha

    I've been browsing the site and I've read some posts stating that ketones will not effect my breastmilk. Is this true?? (I just need to make sure ) Is it safe to be in ketosis and still breastfeed?? I really really hope so!! My baby is 7 months and although we've cut down nursing since she's been eating solids, I am not ready to completely stop nursing. I was on atkins prior to my pregnancy, I completely gave it up and ended up gaining 66 lbs! (and I thought the 50 that I gained with my 1st 2 pregnancies was bad *lol*) Anyway, I've lost about 46 of those pounds and I am so ready to lose the rest! I miss the way I felt while on atkins but I didn't think I could do it since I was breastfeeding and I had read somewhere that its not known whether being in ketosis is harmful. I never got far enough into the plan to find out what my CCLL is so I do need to start from scratch. Not to mention I'm completely addicted to carbs! Anyway, does anyone have any articles I can read or some really helpful info? Thanks!

  2. Helen H

    Yep, really true. When I was breastfeeding and low carbing, I used to test my milk regularly, with no signs of ketones. I've also asked some of the most qualified breastfeeding experts in the country, and they all assured me that ketones can't pass into breastmilk.
    When you think about it, it doesn't make sense that people who follow a naturally low carb diet couldn't breastfeed without causing harm to their babies. Nature is extremely protective of babies and breastmilk and has designed the breasts to act as a filter for anything harmful.
    Also, bear in mind that breast milk is a high fat food (54% of cals from fat) and that exclusively breastfed babies are in ketosis until solids are introduced. Considering that breastfed babies have higher average IQs than bottle fed ones, it obviously isn't doing them any harm.
    The one study that seemed to indicate that babies didn't like the taste of breastmilk after vigorous exercise, and which has been extrapolated to include ketosis, was a very badly conducted one. They took a group of exclusively breastfed babies, had their mothers do exercise, and then express milk into a bottle so they could see how much the babies drank. Naturally half of them turned up their noses, they knew the good stuff didn't come in a bottle.
    In practise, no amount of vigorous exercise or sweat seems to put off a hungry baby.
    According to my nursing toddlers, my breastmilk, even when I'm in ketosis, tastes like "warm icecream".

  3. .muse.

    Ahh, Helen, it's a shame you don't have a journal, because I've got so many questions I'd like to bombard you with, since you seem to be a plethora of knowledge regarding ketosis & breastfeeding, and I am, as you can see, so close to my duedate and am going to be going back to Atkins, because I don't like how high-carb diets make me feel.
    Anyway, if you ever wanted to pop into my journal and give me some good advice or links for where you've gotten some of your information, or anything of the sort, I would greatly appreciate it.
    Thanks in advance

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Respiratory Acidosis

Respiratory acidosis can be defined as a medical condition in which hypoventilation or decreased ventilation leads to an increase in the concentration of blood carbon dioxide and decreased pH or acidosis. CO2 is constantly produced as the cells of the body respire. However, carbon dioxide can rapidly accumulate if the lungs are unable to expel it adequately through alveolar ventilation. Hence, alveolar hypoventilation leads to increased levels of PaCO2, a condition which is referred to as hypercapnia. Increased levels of PaCO2 reduce the HCO3/PaCO2 ratio as well as decrease the pH levels. The ICD-9 Code for this disorder is 276.2. The condition is subdivided into the following two types: In this form, the PaCO2 levels are elevated above 47 mm Hg or 6.3 kPa reference mark along with accompanying acidemia (pH levels less than 7.35). In this type, the PaCO2 levels are elevated above upper limit of reference range, with normal blood pH levels (between 7.35 and 7.45) or near normal pH that is secondary to the renal compensation and elevated levels of serum bicarbonate (HCO3 greater than 30 mm Hg). There are a number of factors which might be responsible for the development of this diso Continue reading >>

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    Hello, I've been on the keto diet for about 3 months now, and have been fairly strict about it. In the last several weeks, I've been noticing excessive dandruff and scalp itching, and my hair is thinning overall (no receding of the hairline). I'm not prone to balding, so I know this is an effect of the diet. Some sources suggest that low carb diets may increase susceptibility to fungal/yeast infections:
    Has any of you faced this before? Please help.

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    I quit using shampoo. I still wash my hair, just with only water.
    At first, my hair was greasy/waxy. After a month or so, it is back to normal and my scalp issues have subsided.
    I believe that when you shampoo, your scalp produces more sebum. So it takes awhile for the glands to settle down when you stop.

  3. visvavasu

    Thanks, I've been using a cheap-ass shampoo and that probably is part of the problem. I'll try Nizoral, and after that try getting off shampoo altogether.

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