Doctor insights on:
Many things: Not sure why you think you need this, but to get more oxygen first check you levels of red blood cells (RBC's)& hemoglobin- if abnormal correct as your RBC's transport oxygen. If RBC's are too big (high MCV) they have difficulty squeezing thru microcapillaries. High blood viscosity also interferes with microcirculation. See if fibrinogen is high.Thin blood with curcumin & fish oil. See my comment: ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sometimes i can't seem to breathe right. At the ER i was told i had low oxygen levels. What should I do since i don't breathe right?
depends: Once you have been cleared by your physician that you are safe to exercise. The best thing to do is to exercise with cardiovascular aerobic exercises. This is the best way to build up your stamina and therefore allow you to improve your breathing efficiently. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Smaller baby: Reduction in your oxygen level will reduce oxygen levels traveling to your baby through the placenta. This is why smokers have smaller babies since they have higher levels of carboxyhemoglobin than nonsmokers. This is also why we don't recommend strenuous aerobic exercise while pregnant. You should keep your heart rate below 125 while pregnant and exercising. ...Read more
Exercise!: Regular aerobic exercise (running, walking, treadmill, bike etc) will supply lots of extra blood and oxygen to all the organs of the body. And eventually cause new blood vessels to grow. Aim to do exercise daily, at a pace sufficient to make you sweat and get a little short of breath. ...Read more
Depends: What are your saturations? You should keep them around/above 90% then you are getting just enough and not too much. I strongly recommend investing in a pulse oximeter, as medicare does not pay for oxygen at night and as needed as we used to prescribe before. Now the only way you can get oxygen is if you get a prescription for 24/7. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- What causes oxygen levels to drop?
- Do you always need a prescription to get an oxygen tank?
- Low oxygen saturation levels after surgery
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Not getting enough oxygen to the brain symptoms
- Low oxygen levels elderly
- Not getting enough oxygen symptoms
- Blood oxygen saturation levels chart