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Post: #41
RE: It this normal?
Desat means a reduction of the oxygen saturation in your blood. Anything below 90 is a concern, medically speaking. Above that, generally not. Desaturations are caused by long periods of not breathing, aka apnea. I've seen reports of the low 60's!
07-13-2016 02:59 PM
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Post: #42
RE: It this normal?
Oh, OK then there is one more reason for me to persist. Thanks for the explanation, chill.
07-13-2016 06:34 PM
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