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MDC
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Posted - Apr 16 2018 :  5:05:20 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Does anyone use a setting above 2 lpm while sleeping?

Mike

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tsainta
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Posted - Apr 16 2018 :  5:31:46 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I do, but I'm much further along than most who post on this board. I use 5 LPM when sleeping and 7 when I'm up and around. When I check my sats in the middle of the night, it's 97-98. During the day it's 98 at rest but can quickly drop into the 80s with exercise.

Tony-CA

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MDC
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Posted - Apr 16 2018 :  7:34:32 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thank you Tony, I did not think a little above 2 would hurt but like you mine drop fast on excertion. Mine are currently staying up real good but have been kinda taking it easy since ER Visit Friday. My Dr had previously said the same, increase as you need it but put a limit of up to 4 w/o talking to him first. Think I will stick with it for a few more days.

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tsainta
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Posted - Apr 16 2018 :  7:44:27 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I agree with the advice. If you suddenly have to go to a higher LPM, you need to check with the doc. But I would still do whatever I needed to do to keep them above 90.

Tony-CA

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