What Is The Cause Of Acidosis?

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Symptoms Of Acidosis And What Causes It

Our Educational Content is Not Meant or Intended for Medical Advice or Treatment Acidosis is when the body becomes excessively acidic, particularly the body fluids and tissues. Contrary to popular belief, it’s not necessarily true that people should be more alkaline. There are certain parts of the body where the acidity and alkalinity and in-between should be maintained . The blood is slightly alkaline at 7.35 to 7.45. The stomach is at 3.5 or below, and the saliva’s normal pH is between 6.5 - 7.5. They need so to break down food. All in all, the body should be about normal at 7.35 – 7.45. People with acidosis experience several discomforts and sensitivities. The nervous system becomes irritable, so the person becomes edgy and dehydrated. The person tends to have breathing difficulties or sighs frequently like they can’t get enough air. Light and sound sensitivity can also be experiences, especially at night when driving in the dark. A lump in the throat, feeling stuffy in closed rooms, low tolerance to stress , being uncomfortable in high altitudes and abnormal sensitivity to pain are also symptoms of acidosis. This abnormal sensitivity to pain is when a person responds d Continue reading >>

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  1. zenlittleplatypus

    Just out of curiosity - I had a beer last night and I think I was close to my carb limit, but not over. I felt fine. I hardly ever come close to 25g, so this was a rarity.
    What does getting knocked out of Ketosis feel like? Is there a key indicator where I would KNOW? I'm sure I'm fine in this instance but for curiosities sake...?

  2. sfcnmone

    I gain 3 pounds overnight and I can feel it before I get on the scale. And I also have mad cravings for donuts, or for whatever carb cheat I did. For days.

  3. n7leadfarmer

    Granted, I'm only a month in.. but this is happening to me regularly. I've only crossed 22 net carbs teice in a month (28 and 35) and the whole first week I lost 6 lbs. Then the next day I gained 2.6 (didn't drink enough water?) And it took a week for me to get back to where I was. Then I lose another 4, and then I gained 2.2 more lbs, and it's taken me another week to recover from that. Is that the normal process for keto? I haven't read anywhere that this is typical, but I can assure you that I have not cheated at all. Any thoughts?

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Cardiac failure / congenital cardiac anomalies There is an association between acidosis, acute physiological dysfunction in the neonate and longer term neurodevelopmental abnormalities. Whether the acidosis is causative or only associated with acute organ dysfunction and abnormal neurodevelopment is less certain. The following associations with acidosis have been documented: Acidaemia associated with asphyxia inhibits surfactant production 2 , 3 and increases pulmonary vascular resistance 4 . A pH < 7.15 is associated with reduced myocardial contractility 5 and diaphragmatic activity (in dogs 6 ). EEG documented abnormal cerebral function has been shown in preterm infants < 32 weeks gestation in relation to episodes of acidosis 7 . Hydrogen ions cause the precipitation of bilirubin acid. Acidosis my exacerabate kernicterus. This should be taken into account in the treatment of hyperbilirubinaemia There is an association between neonatal acidosis and evidence of end-organ damage from perinatal asphyxia including hypoxic ischaemic encephaloathy. In the series of 30 000 infants of Goldeber 1 , the incidence of neonatal death and neonatal seizures did not increase until a pH < 7.05 wa Continue reading >>

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  1. struckclueless

    Keto and cellulite

    Hi everyone,
    I had a quick question for anyone who has been doing keto for awhile. I was wondering if you have noticed any dramatic INCREASE in cellulite. I ask because keto diets are soo full of saturated fats and usually people consume a lot of CHEESE and i was wondering: even if you are losing weight, do you notice any changes(specifically increase) in cellulite. Or do you think it would lead to an increase in cellulite in someone who already has a lot of it?

  2. tosca

    if you are losing fat then you will not be gaining cellulite, you will be losing it. what you are noticing is probably the fat becoming less dense as it is being broken down combined with a lack of muscle glycogen resulting in a flabby look. given time, hydration, nutrition, and more fat loss you will firm up especially as you reintroduce the carbs.

  3. floridablonde

    I WAS THERE!!!
    I freaked out about month 3 into keto. Before I had really muscle toned quads. That was on my 40/40/20 diet. Then...I went on keto. And in month 3 I took a full length pic of my leg. I about freaked!!! I saw this horrible indentions in my leg...it looked deflated, not to mention all rippled up.
    Someone told me they had the same effect to. That it was the fat breaking up in your legs.
    dont worry..you will with weights, cardio..get that toned up. My cellulite has dramatically reduced and inches are off my leg now, but I can see muscle def that wasn't there before. Even when I thought I was muscular..that was just "fat on top of muscle!" lol
    Goodluck, and dont worry...you will go soft in fatty areas, before you get lean.

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Uncontrolled Pancreatic Secretions As A Cause Of Acidosis - Deranged Physiology

Uncontrolled Pancreatic Secretions As a Cause of Acidosis Uncontrollable leakage of pancreatic secretion causes a metabolic acidosis due to the loss of strong cations. Pancreaticoenteric fistula as a cause of normal anion gap metabolic acidosis This is mainly due to the highly bicarbonate-rich fluid issuing from the pancreas. Pancreatic secretions are essentially iso-osmolar with the body fluid, and contain about the same amount of sodium and potassium as the plasma. Not so for the chloride and bicarbonate. Under the influence of VIP (Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide), the pancreatic CTFR (Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane conductance Regulator) constantly secretes chloride into the lumen of the pancreatic duct; this secreted chloride serves as the fodder for a chloride-bicarbonate anion exchanger, which enriches the lumen with bicarbonate as it dechlorinates the pancreatic secretions. The sodium and potassium equilibrate easily across the leaky membranes. Not only that, but it seems that the higher the rate of pancreatic secretion, the more bicarbonate and less chloride is secreted- at least in the disembodied pancreas of the domestic cat . This graph is loosely adopted  from the 196 Continue reading >>

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  1. Jennifer72

    Breathalyzer ($13) for testing breath ketones

    Turns out these things really do work. I have a $13 Greenwon breathalyzer I just bought off Amazon and its readout jives with the Ketonix I have along with my Precision Xtra blood ketone meter.
    Here's a link with more details of the comparison I did -- it's a response to the thread I read where I got this whole idea :
    Note: make sure to quickly breath out, into the breathalyzer, all the air in your lungs to where you are straining to exhale that last bit -- all in the short time it allows you. Don't take a deep breath before exhaling into the meter, just breath normally as if you were reading a book -- the highest concentration of acetone is at the tail of the breath anyways.
    Link to the meter I got -- it's $13 after the discount is applied in the cart:

  2. CalgaryDiabetic

    Sounds like a worthwhile product.

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