Thread: OK...the Buzz
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Old October 13th, 2007, 03:47 PM
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Default Re: OK...the Buzz

Originally Posted by ZenSilk
Something a chemistry teacher told me one time was that you are geting a lack of O2 to your lungs and therefore you feel lightheaded.
Actually you are displacing Oxygen with CO and CO has a lot more affinity for our Hemoglobin and readily attaches to our red blood cells. That travels to the brain, does some destruction to the brain cells and hence, causes the feeling.
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