Hypoventilation

What is Hypoventilation?

Breathing at an abnormally slow rate, resulting in an increased amount of carbon dioxide in the blood.

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I had a sleep study done last year. I am going to have another done and I was wondering are sleep studies done geared toward an anticipated...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
ABG

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Hello and thank you for asking in HCM

I can understand your concern

Sleep study (Polysomnography) is mainly...

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my mother in addition to having chronic fibrosing hypersensitive pneumonitis has hypoventilation with sleep apnea.
The cause of the...

doctor1 MD

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Sleep apnea can cause restless leg syndrome.

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Thanks for your question on Health Care Magic.
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My Aunt is around 85 of age. She has developed blood oxygen problem. She relies on oxygen 24/7. Her saturation drops to less than 88 quickly...

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I would explain as follows:

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Hello!

Welcome to HCM!

I understand your concern and would like to explain that low...

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