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Does carbonic acid decompose into water and carbon dioxide?

Some unstable acids decompose to produce nonmetal oxides and water. Carbonic acid decomposes easily at room temperature into carbon dioxide and water.

What is one product when carbonic acid decomposes carbon monoxide?

Aqueous carbonic acid (H2CO3) decomposes into a carbon dioxide gas and liquid water.

Does hypoventilation increase CO2?

Hypoventilation (also known as respiratory depression) occurs when ventilation is inadequate (hypo meaning “below”) to perform needed respiratory gas exchange. By definition it causes an increased concentration of carbon dioxide (hypercapnia) and respiratory acidosis.

What is an early sign of hypoventilation?

During the early stages of hypoventilation with mild to moderate hypercapnia, patients usually are asymptomatic or have only minimal symptoms. Patients may be anxious and complain of dyspnea with exertion. As the degree of hypoventilation progresses, patients develop dyspnea at rest.

What are the signs and symptoms of hypoventilation?

What are the symptoms of Hypoventilatory Syndrome?

  • Laboured breathing (Dyspnoea) during activity.
  • Increased levels of anxiety.
  • Disturbed sleep and sleep apnoea.
  • Laboured breathing even during periods of inactivity.
  • Persistent sleepiness throughout the daytime, prolonged sleep at night.

How do you fix hypoventilation?

Other possible treatments for hypoventilation include:

  1. oxygen therapy to support breathing.
  2. weight loss.
  3. CPAP or BiPAP machine to keep your airway open while sleeping.
  4. surgery to correct a chest deformity.
  5. inhaled medications to open airways and treat ongoing lung disease.

Can obesity hypoventilation be cured?

Treatment for OHS will include weight loss and treating your breathing disorder. Sometimes, weight loss alone corrects many of the symptoms and problems such as obstructive sleep apnea. Therefore, the first approach to treating your OHS is weight loss.