Why can not you hold your own breath forever

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Question 1

Write a response to the questions in the discussion forum:

• Why can't you hold your own breath forever? Yes, it is because you run out of oxygen, but what cellular chemistry changes occur as you hold your breath (blood pH, carbonate/CO2 levels, etc.)?

• What happens to blood pH and carbonate/CO2 levels when you hyperventilate? How would breathing into a paper bag when you were hyperventilating alter these?

Note: Initial answers to the discussion question must be SUBSTANTIVE & PROFESSIONAL and in the range of 300-450 words. Any references used should be properly cited following APA formatting guidelines.

Question 2

Write a response to the following discussion question in the Discussion forum:

• Growth hormone is administered to people who have pituitary dwarfism. Parents wanting their normal-height children to be taller have requested the treatment for them. Do you think this is a wise request? Why or why not? Include at least two scholarly references.
Note. Initial answers to the discussion question must be substantive and in the range of 300-400 words. Any references used should be properly cited following APA formatting guidelines.

Question 3

Write a response to the following discussion question in the Discussion forum:

• What hormone supplements are required for an adult whose anterior pituitary has been removed? Include at least two scholarly references.

Note. Initial answers to the discussion question must be substantive and in the range of 300-400 words. Any references used should be properly cited following APA formatting guidelines.

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