Describe how the respiratory system works to adjust blood pH.
Name 2 causes of lymphedema. Include a description as well as treatments.
2. Describe how the respiratory system works to adjust blood pH. Include the link between Carbon Dioxide and pH (Hint: watch videos in respiratory system unit).
Post must be at least 200 words.
Post must be written entirely in your own words.
Include a brief description of lymphedema.
Includes at least 2 causes of lymphedema. (primary or secondary types)
Includes treatments for lymphedema along with descriptions for each treatment and how they work to reduce lymphedema.
Includes how the respiratory system is linked to blood pH.
Includes the role of carbon dioxide, carbonic anhydrase and carbonic acid in affecting blood pH.
Includes relationship between breathing rate and pH.
Includes a description of respiratory acidosis and alkalosis.
*cite information in APA format
Lymphedema, as its name suggests is a disease associated with the lymphatic system. Lymphedema refers to the swelling of the arms and legs caused by retention of interstitial fluids into the bloodstream. The disease is incurable and mostly occurs in people undergoing cancer treatments but can also occur based on genetic disorders. The symptoms experienced by the victims include the perception of the tightness of clothes…………………………….