Respiratory Alkalosis is a potentially serious medical condition that is related to a decrease amount of carbon dioxide level in the arteries.
It is considered a hyperventilation process which is different from Respiratory Acidosis which is a “decreased ventilation process” hyperventilation process
There are acute and chronic causes of Respiratory Alkalosis
- High altitude
- Drugs inlcuding doxapram hydrochlorid (Dopram) and large doses of aspirin.
- Excessive caffeine
- Breathing fast
- Light headed
- “Seeing” lights
- Proper and controlled respiration
- Treatment of underlining condition