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A 36-year-old member asked:

Are the effects of sleep deprivation and high altitude oxygen deprivation similar?

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Dr. John Cheng
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 28 years experience
It depends: Some symptoms may be similar such as irritability , confusion, fatigue, headaches.
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A 30-year-old member asked:

Are the effects of sleep deprivation and oxygen deprivation similiar?

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Dr. Thomas Davis
Dentistry 38 years experience
Sleep Studies: Yes, sleep studies done on patients show reduced oxygen saturation levels and increased co2.
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Last updated Mar 26, 2013

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