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My father is 48, has high cholesterol & Essential Thrombositosis. At night, his oxy. sat. drops to 89-90% & stays there until he wake up. Need Oxygen?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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In brief: Sleep study

Is your father overweight? If he is, losing weight is very important for his health.
Easier said than done, but essential. You may seek a sleep study to determine the cause of low oxygen. He may need a PAP devise rather than oxygen.

In brief: Sleep study

Is your father overweight? If he is, losing weight is very important for his health.
Easier said than done, but essential. You may seek a sleep study to determine the cause of low oxygen. He may need a PAP devise rather than oxygen.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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