[ RadSafe ] Query re human pulmonary processes or mechanics.
maurysis at peoplepc.com
Mon Oct 31 11:16:21 CDT 2016
Thanks for the additional, interesting information.
On 10/31/2016 10:38 AM, roseb at gdls.com wrote:
>> Does anyone know of or have you seen empirical data re the expulsion of
> CO2 in human breathing?
> PubMed searches that might be of interest to you:
> (Also check out the Similar articles)
>> The pursed lips have been deemed significant to ridding the body of CO2.
> This is inconsistent with NLM guidance for hyperventilation (
> https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/003071.htm) which states:
> "If you start hyperventilating, the goal is to raise the carbon dioxide
> level in your blood... Ways to do this include:
> 2.To increase your carbon dioxide, you need to take in less oxygen. To
> accomplish this, you can breathe through pursed lips (as if you are
> blowing out a candle), or you can cover your mouth and one nostril, and
> breathe through the other nostril...."
> Based on a cursory search of the articles and the NLM web source, the
> research seems to be conflicting with respect to pursed lip breathing
> effectiveness for ridding the body of CO2.
> Boyd H. Rose, CM, CIH, CHMM, EI
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> From: Maury <maurysis at peoplepc.com>
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