Did you know that you can change the pH of your blood by breathing? In this episode Dr. Matt and Dr. Mike explore the differences between acidosis and alkalosis. What is pH? What is an acid? What is a base? Clinically, why are we so concerned about the concentration of hydrogen ions (H+)??
How do we exchange gases with our blood? In this episode Dr Matt and Dr Mike examine how we bring gases into our lungs from the atmosphere and how we exchange gases with our blood.
Dr Matt and Dr Mike continue their journey through the body systems. This week they explore the functional anatomy of the respiratory tract, beginning at the nose and finishing inside the lungs.