Top
10
Doctor insights on: How Does The Respiratory System Regulate Blood Ph

Share
Dr. Ana Adelstein
7 doctors shared insights

Respiratory System (Definition)

The respiratory system consists of all organs in the body related to breathing including the nose, mouth, trachea and lungs. All four of these are ...Read more


3

3
Do respiratory therapists usually work with blood a lot?

RT: Typically not unless someone is bleeding from lungs/throat. Sputum in sickness is sometimes as unpleasant and is also an exposure risk you are trained to avoid/manage. ...Read more

4

4
Does the body's temperature affect respiratory rate and blood pressure?

Does the body's temperature affect respiratory rate and blood pressure?

Not an easy answer: when a persons body temp goes up asi fever, the mechanisms that help with cooling invoke increased respiration, perspiration, and vasodilation of the blood vessels. Since heart rate increases to maintain cardiac output with vasodilation, blood pressure is usually not affected, but may drop a small amount ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
In respiratory acidosis does blood enter the lungs?

In the usual manner: Respiratory acidosis means that carbon dioxide is not washed out of the body as it is supposed to be. The two main reasons would be severe lung disease in which air exchange cannot occur, or suppressed sensorium where there is no air coming into the lungs because the patients are not breathing. Blood flows as usual. ...Read more

7

7
Can a low dose of blood pressure medicine - along with a benzo cause respiratory problems?

Can a low dose of  blood pressure medicine - along with a benzo cause respiratory problems?

Yes and no: Certain types of blood pressure medications can cause respiratory tissue swelling and a chronic cough. Anyone with such symptoms needs to see the doctor for medication changes. ...Read more

9

9
Why would respiratory rate rise if you have a ruptured spleen and are losing blood?

Why would respiratory rate rise if you have a ruptured spleen and are losing blood?

Oxygen: If you are losing blood you are dying. Your tissues in your brain and other vital organs are not getting enough oxygen and they are demeaning the lungs work overtime to get oxygen to the blood. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
10

10
Why do infants have lower blood pressure than adults when their heart and respiratory rates are higher?

Why do infants have lower blood pressure than adults when their heart and respiratory rates are higher?

Needs of the system: The blood pressure needs to be just high enough to push the blood around through the vessels & supply the needs of the body.Babies have shorter & narrower pipes to push the blood through so the pressure can be lower.Babies have a faster metabolism than adults, & the higher heart & respiratory rates that add the oxygen (at low pressure) to help them grow. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Weisman
1 doctor shared a insight

Respiratory (Definition)

Pertaining to the work of breathing done by the chest ...Read more