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What does too much CO2 do to the human body?

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Hypercapnia is too much CO2 and hypocapnia is too little. The first provides and increase in acid and the second provides alkaline. The body is reported to balance the two. However ...show more
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Carbon dioxide is usually expelled through the citric acid/kreb's cycle. If there is an excess of CO2(hypercapnia),the blood will be over acidified. Over time, this disruption of the acid-base balance will likely lead to respiratory failure and then death.
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  • fallibledragon answered 4 years ago
    It makes people too lazy to do their own homework.
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  • Perry 2012 answered 4 years ago
    in the time it took for you to copy your homework question onto Y!A you could've looked it up.
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  • What does too much CO2 do to the human body?
    Hypercapnia is too much CO2 and hypocapnia is too little. The first provides and increase in acid and the second provides alkaline. The body is reported to balance the two. However there must be time (acidosis) when the body is under the influence of hypercpnia. It is also reported that CO2 is usually associated with water and that water can cause CO2 that has become sugars via photosynthesis can cause the CO2 or the sugars to revert via breathing or respiration again to cO2. Also the cells of the body produce CO2. Assumbly whne acidosis is present there is an over abundance of CO2. WHAT DAMAGE DOES THIS OVER AMOUNT OF CO2 do to the body?
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