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low saturations while sleeping?
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low saturations while sleeping?

This is too add to my previous question: The last little while I have noticed if I get up during the night I am quite short of breath so I checked my sats when I woke up this morning and they were 91%. They went up to 96 when I got up. Is this normal? If not, what do I do?
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