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When my breathing is impaired and/or I hypoventilate, my blood becomes more acidic. My kidneys can help compensate

for this change. Explain this compensation.

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The compensation is achieved by increased urinary excretion of hydrogen ions and resorption of bicarbonate ions. The... View the full answer

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