Oxygen saturation level: what is the correct level? All you need to know!
Oxygen level is the level that allows the circulation of oxygen in your blood. It indicates a person’s health and how the distribution of oxygen from the lungs to the cell is taking place.
The average oxygen saturation level lies from 90-100%. Below 90% is considered a low category level that requires close monitoring, and the patient may need oxygen.
A person with acute respiratory may need oxygen if its saturation level falls below 93.
Symptoms of low oxygen saturation level: – Shortness of breath – Restlessness – Headache – Dizziness – Rapid breathing – Chest pain – Rapid heartbeat – Visual disorders
With the help of a pulse oximeter, one can easily know their oxygen saturation levels.
If your oxygen saturation level drops below 94, you are recommended to get medical assistance immediately.
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