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The results show that above 60% of inspired air is respired air in case I (wearing a mask), compared to less than 1.2% in case II (not wearing a mask).
In conclusion, the N95 respirator trapped respired air within the respirator which increased the VOF of respired air during inspiration. This might be one of the major contributors to elevated carbon dioxide level while wearing N95 respirator.
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Participants were tested on their cognitive abilities each day at about 3 pm. They were given real life situations (an example of a situation: if you were to be the mayor of the town what changes would you bring to your town) and the answers were later analyzed using software. The nine parameters that the participants were tested were:
• The ability to make decisions at any given time
• The capability to make decisions that achieved the desired goal
• The capacity to pay attention to surroundings
• The capability of completing given tasks
• The capacity to respond to an emergency
• The ability to gather information
• The ability to use the gathered information for the given goals
• The capacity to make decisions using a variety of options along with multiple dimensions
• The capacity of complex thinking
The results of the study were amazing.
Participants experiencing the elevated CO2 levels were found to have significant difficulty with their decision making abilities and thinking capabilities.
So what is the reason behind the impairments of the cognitive ability?
Increased level of CO2 in the blood decreases the cerebral metabolism of oxygen. In simple words, the brain becomes oxygen deprived and has an impact on our thinking abilities.
Carbon dioxide dissolves in our blood and reacts with the water in our blood to create carbonic acid. This, in turn, dissolves into ions of hydrogen and bicarbonate. If there is an increase in the concentration of hydrogen ions in our blood the blood acidity level increases and creates electrolyte imbalance, causing decline in intellectual performance.
With increased CO2 levels, a decrease in the IQ by even 5 points will bring a lot more people into the ‘mentally handicapped’ range, unless corrective action is taken immediately.
originally posted by: AugustusMasonicus
originally posted by: Allaroundyou
Also my farts have increased like crazy but it helps that no one comes over I guess.
You should start a thread in the Mud-Pit about them, it will match the quality level of the preexisting threads.
originally posted by: kosmicjack
a reply to: bigfatfurrytexan
All good citizens and decent human beings can do is point and laugh at the raving lunacy of such propaganda in order to prevent others from being enthralled and endangered by it.