what does lactic acid do inside the human body?
i know it has something to do with either your bones or muscles, can someone explain to me how people have lactic acid inside them and what it does to your body.
- Anonymous9 years agoFavorite Answer
Lactic acidosis is a physiological condition characterized by low pH in body tissues and blood (acidosis) accompanied by the buildup of lactate especially D-lactate, and is considered a distinct form of metabolic acidosis. The condition typically occurs when cells receive too little oxygen (hypoxia), for example during vigorous exercise. In this situation, impaired cellular respiration leads to lower pH levels. Simultaneously, cells are forced to metabolize glucose anaerobically, which leads to lactate formation. Therefore, elevated lactate is indicative of tissue hypoxia, hypoperfusion, and possible damage. Lactic acidosis is characterized by lactate levels >5 mmol/L and serum pH <7.35
- JohnLv 59 years ago
Lactic Acid is a form of Calcium, which comes mainly from milk
- 9 years ago
It the feeling when you bring on the pain in the gym
- Anonymous9 years ago
Regenerates NADPH to be used again in aerobic respiration.
- How do you think about the answers? You can sign in to vote the answer.
- Green SauceLv 79 years ago
It puts pain in your mucles when you work out