• Carol Carol
    February 16, 2010
    Can too much oxygen make you sleepy?
    Carol Carol
    February 16, 2010

    My Grandma who is 80 years old, with COPD/emphysema is usually on 3 liters of oxygen.  She has had trouble keeping her sats above 90 today.  She is also really sleepy. Could this be too much oxygen?

     

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  • ryanmarcoux December 26, 2014
    ryanmarcoux
    December 26, 2014
    My reply mixed the link I sent with the other stuff I said. Here is the link, alone: https://www.google.ca/search?newwindow=1&rlz=1C1ASUT_enCA567CA567&es_sm=122&q=why+does+too+much+oxygen+make+you+drowsy&oq=why+does+too+much+oxygen+make+you+drowsy&gs_l=serp.3...95911.100274.0.100575.18.18.0.0.0.0.143.1378.12j3.15.0.msedr...0...1c.1.60.serp..11.7.679.uFTJ7d2sT0c#sthash.5qrkpTjD.dpuf READ MORE
  • ryanmarcoux December 26, 2014
    ryanmarcoux
    December 26, 2014
    Apparently, it can: https://www.google.ca/search?newwindow=1&rlz=1C1ASUT_enCA567CA567&es_sm=122&q=why+does+too+much+oxygen+make+you+drowsy&oq=why+does+too+much+oxygen+make+you+drowsy&gs_l=serp.3...95911.100274.0.100575.18.18.0.0.0.0.143.1378.12j3.15.0.msedr...0...1c.1.60.serp..11.7.679.uFTJ7d2sT0c I can't seem to find the reasons why. If you found anything, it would be cool if you could share that information with me, too, because I want to understand an issue with my grandmother, myself. Sometimes CO2 trapped in the body can create the illusion of excess oxygen, too. This is what is happening, on my end. READ MORE
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