Long term effects of lead poisoning
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The body breaks down of fats into organic molecule called acetone or ketone. The process is by the decarboxylation of ketone bodies. Ketone contains acetone and travel throughout the body in the bloodstream until they reached the liver for breaking down. Different dietary patterns including prolonged fasting and high fat low carbohydrate dieting can produce ketosis in which acetone is formed in the body tissue. Alcoholism and diabetes can lead to acetone poisoning when an abnormally high amount of acetone is present in body which called as ketoacidosis, an uncontrollable ketosis that lead to sharp and death is possible by increasing the acidity of the bloods. Diabetes mellitus (type 1 and 2 are metabolic diseases that can cause ketoacidosis. During a prolonged starvation, the body’s carbohydrates stores are no longer sufficient and the body will begin to breaks down fats into acetones. The liver not able to metabolise for large amount of acetone and the blood acetone level will grow dangerously high. Other than the living style will cause the acetone poisoning, overexposure to specific paints in closed space and accidently ingestion of nail polish remover can also lead to acetone poisoning.
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