chemistry

if there were no buffers in our blood, what would happen when we drank something acidic?

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  1. I'm no M.D. but as I understand it, if the blood becomes even slightly more acidic (say 7.1 or 7.0) our memory is affected. I'm sure there are other toxic effects as well depending upon how acid and how long the problem exists. You can find a good deal of information if you google the subject. But there are a lot of "home remedies" out there with all kinds of so-called "claimed" benefits so be careful as you read.

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