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Why does too much carbon in the atmosphere cause a health problem?

Why does too much carbon in the atmosphere cause a health problem?

It's a Greenhouse: Gas. It traps heat in the atmosphere and causes climate changes, ice caps melting,sea levels to rise, more energy for stronger storms( turn on TV) ...Read more

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Contain 3.0*10^18 atoms of carbon. How many atoms of hydrogen does this sample contain?

depends: There are many different molecular forms of carbon and hydrogen connection. The amount of hydrogen can be almost zero such as in diamond and graphite and as much as 2 * 10 to the 19th in methane. Other carbon hydrogen molecules will have same amount in between. ...Read more

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Is taking active carbon, simeticone and febuxostat everyday ( on daily basis) bad for health?

Is taking active carbon, simeticone and febuxostat  everyday ( on daily basis)  bad for health?

Carbon Dating: Is that 'activated' carbon or just charcoal pills?Sounds like you may have some sort of stomach problem in addition to gout. Well,if that 'carbon' is'activated'(check the label)it's probably latching-on to the febuxostat so it won't be absorbed by the stomach. Therefore you are not getting much of it into your system. Better check with the doctor who prescribed the febuxostat -and watch your diet! ...Read more

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Why i stop having nightsweats after carbon excess dioxide has been removed to my body? im in a ecu that day. is that the cause?

Why i stop having nightsweats after carbon excess  dioxide  has been removed to my body? im in  a ecu  that day. is that the cause?

Stay with it!: You need to call or see your doctors for these answers. I would need medical records of your recent conditions before I could help. ...Read more

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When is carbon monoxide formed?

When is carbon monoxide formed?

Incomplete combustio: Generally, it's formed from incomplete combustion of fossil fuels. In chemistry, a hydrocarbon should burn in oxygen to carbon dioxide and water. However, other by-products may form such as carbon monoxide, nitrogen, and sulfur containing compounds. Carbon monoxide is dangerous because it preferentially and more tightly binds to hemoglobin molecules than oxygen. Cells can't use co so they die. ...Read more

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How much carbon monoxide is lethal?

How much carbon monoxide is lethal?

50%: This varies, but 50% would be lethal for most people. However, small children, an unborn child, and elderly would be more susceptible to lower doses. Carbon monoxide binds to blood cells causing caboxyhemoglobin which makes the red cell unable to oxygenate. At 10 to 15 % most people will be symptomatic- headache, fatigue, flu like symptoms. As the perecentage increases so do the symptoms. ...Read more

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Does carbon monoxide accumulate in the body?

Does carbon monoxide accumulate in the body?

CO2: Once removed from the carbon monoxide containing environment, there will be a gradual release of the gas over time. It will only accumulate if you remain in the contaminated environment. ...Read more

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Is there a possible way to detect carbon monoxide?

CO Detector: Carbon monoxide (co) is colorless, odorless, and lethal in adequate concentrations. It requires a specific detector, most of which are independent from a traditional "smoke detector, " but some brands are combination units. They are strongly encouraged for sleeping areas. ...Read more

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How long till you are affected by carbon monoxide?

How long till you are affected by carbon monoxide?

Depends on Concentra: Tion. Symptoms and signs of carbon monoxide poisoning depend on the concentration of the gas in inhaled air and length of exposure. At a concentration of 4000 parts per million, it is lethal in 30 minutes. ...Read more

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How long could carbon monoxide last in the system?

How long could carbon monoxide last in the system?

Depends on amount,: But, roughly one week if breathing room air, about 6-10 hours if breathing 100% oxygen, and even shorter if provided hyperbaric oxygen treatment (which is 100% oxygen at 2-3 times usual atmospheric pressure). ...Read more

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Is the damage caused by carbon monoxide reversible?

Yes: For the vast majority of carbon monoxide exposures the symptoms are reversible. However, for people who have significant altered mental status the likelyhood of some type of permanent damage is higher. ...Read more

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What are the negative health effects of carbon monoxide?

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What are the negative health effects of carbon monoxide?

Hurts O2 delivery: Carbon monoxide acts by keeping red blood cells from picking up oxygen so it hurts you by starving the body for oxygen. Once the co separates off the red cell it starts working again and theprocess stops. If the lack of oxygen was severe enough to cause damage to parts of the body it will take time for that to be repaired, but otherwise there shouldn't be long-term problems. ...Read more

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How do charcoal/carbon tablets help in better metabolism?

How do charcoal/carbon tablets help in better metabolism?

They don't help: Such tablets don't change a person's metabolic rate, nor affect her body's functions in any noticeable beneficial way. On the other hand, if she spends money buying the tablets, then she has fewer dollars to spend on yummy, sugary snacks... so buying the tablets might improve her health that way, by decreasing sugar intake... but that's pretty far-fetched. ...Read more

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What is the best meter to detect carbon monoxide in the air?

Check consumer sites: I suggest checking consumer review sites such as consumer reports or consumersearch. You can also see reviews on amazon or get information by talking to a local heating contractor. ...Read more