Respiratory alkalosis

What is Respiratory alkalosis?

Respiratory alkalosis is a medical condition in which increased respiration elevates the blood pH beyond the normal range (7.35-7.45) with a concurrent reduction in arterial levels of carbon dioxide. This condition is one of the four basic categories of disruption of acid-base homeostasis.

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I have leg cramps two or three days prior to waking up with a very dry mouth and sometimes confusion. My fiancé tells me that I also...

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My Carbon Dioxide level is 33, 6 months ago it was 28. What is the range of levels considered normal? Thank you very much for answering my...

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Mildest Respiratory alkalosis, no worries

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I have just been changed from amlodipine 2.5 mg daily to 5 mg daily. I weigh 95 lbs, and am in left ventricular heart failure with respiratory alkalosis...

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