How does body mass and height effect how long you can hold your breath?
Excess weight increases the body's requirements for oxygen, decreasing the amount of time a person would be able to hold their breath. However, increased height and a larger build are generally accompanied by an increase in lung capacity, which would increase the time an individual could hold their breath.
When you hold your breath for ten seconds and then breath for a minute after that why does your breathing rate increase?
How do freshwater turtles breath under water and what is the effect of the ammonia and nitrates from the fish wastes on them?
To increase your height, it is important that your blood is oxygenated as blood provides nourishment to your bones. Regular breathing will also purify your blood. There are three phases to breathing: 1. Inhaling - take in air into your body through the nose 2. Retaining - hold your breath inside your body 3. Exhaling - blow out air from your body through the mouth
The simple answer is no. your body does not produce carbon monoxide, it produces carbon dioxide. But if you hold your breath then yes carbon dioxide will accumulate in your blood. A person can feel this as a burning sensation, if you hold your breath long enough you will just pass out and your body will breath again correcting this problem
So they can hold their breath longer. By hyperventilating they remove excess CO2 in their body, then when they take a deep breath, they are able to have more oxygen in their body, thus being able to hold their breath longer. It can be dangerous because breathing is regulated by the level of CO2 in our body, and when too much is removed, the body doesn't know when breathe again. http://www.deep-six.com/page73.htm
It's harder to hold your breath because there's no AIR & OXYGEN and 'cause in water if you hold your breath too long you die, but if you hold your breath in the air and if you think you are holding your breath too long you can just breath instead of trying to breath in the water. ~Its a phsycology thing.
Many freedivers can hold their breath 8-10 min. Though most people can only hold their breath for around 1 min. On the set of The Oprah Winfrey Show on April 30, 2008, David Blaine broke the world record by holding his breath for 17 minutes and 4 seconds the average person can hold there breath without any support for at least 1 minute then the CO2 starts be transported back to the body without it…
It is VERY dangerous to hold your breath for long periods of time. The human body can only last about 2 minutes without oxygen before making your lungs breathe in more. When you hold your breath, your heart uses the oxygen you used in your last breath. Once it's done, it needs more right away. Your body runs on oxygen like gas! The heart begins to notice that there is no more oxygen in your…