Dictionary » H » Hyperventilation tetany

Hyperventilation tetany

Hyperventilation tetany

tetany caused by forced overbreathing, due to a reduction in CO2in the blood.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



Results from our forum


dangers of acidosis and alkalosis in the blood

... Respiratory alkalosis is caused by lower carbon dioxide levels. Hyperventilation (increased rate of breathing) causes the body to lose carbon ... or coma) * Muscle twitching * Hand tremor * Prolonged muscle spasms (tetany) * Nausea, vomiting * Numbness or tingling in the face or extremities ...

See entire post
by b_d_41501
Fri May 13, 2005 4:37 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: dangers of acidosis and alkalosis in the blood
Replies: 12
Views: 26112


This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 1,502 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link