I am a very fit, thin, non-smoker 52 year old male who has experienced fatigue, sleep difficulties, anxiety and low grade depression continuously for over twenty years. I recently had a 24 hour blood oxygen level test to determine if I had sleep apthnea. There were no nigfht time variations, but the level was consistantly about 95% day and night, still considered in the normal range. The people around who tried this seemed to run 98 or 99%. Is it possible that that a 95% reading could be responsible for the various cerebral symptoms I experience. I have found very little about this on the web-only discussions that 90 or 92% is cause for concern but 95% certainly seems suboptimal and logic woulod say there is not a line drawn below which you have problems and above which there are none. I take Celexa and ativan which could conceivably slow my respiratory rate (my ttheory). Does anyone have any insight?
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