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Hypocapnic Blackout...

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AlanC

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1. Why is high CO2 the limiting factor to Dynamics (Alanc post)

Co2 is what gives your body the urge to breathe and at my current level of ability (1:30-1:40) i think high levels of Co2 is limiting me before i get low on oxygen. Obviously the higher a Co2 tolerance you can build and/or the more you can purge you would eventually meet you O2 limit.

Alan.
 
Dave S

Dave S

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Originally posted by efattah
- Blackout. All blackouts are caused by brain energy failure, which is normally preceded by lack of oxygen. The lack of oxygen can be caused by:

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2. Too low CO2 = too much vasoconstriction = too little blood flow to the brain

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- Methods of avoiding hypocapnic blackout
[too many to list, here are some]
1. Avoid vasodilating foods
That doesn't seem to make sense to me... Is it a typo? (Vasoconstricting instead of vasodilating?)

Either way, what sort of food are vasodilating? (Or vasoconstricting?)

Thanks. :)
 
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