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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
It needs to: be formally evaluated to know. Sometimes people wake up gasping when they have a panic attack while sleeping. Sleep apnea is another possible. cause. ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Khan
30 years experience Pediatrics
Nasal allergies: please check with pediatrician, and ask if he has asthma and/or nasal allergies
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
16 years experience General Practice
3,000 toxins: Cigarettes contain at least 3, 000 toxic chemicals. Congratulations towards take a step towards healthier lungs. It will take awhile for your lungs to ... Read More
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Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Ok: Just may be of no consequence. Mind and body works together. May have some relevance.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
19 years experience Psychiatry
Rule out sleep apnea: An important sleep disorder that involves waking up, gasping for air, and often also involves snoring is called obstructive sleep apnea. There is a te ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
18 years experience Family Medicine
If asleep, then: apnea is probable. If awake, then it could be tracheal hiccuping which is a mediastinal twitch/ spasm noted with certain neuromuscular problems. Or ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kerrie Pinkney
27 years experience Palliative Care
Probably not: More likely you have sleep apnea. That is a typical symptom. Your oxygen level goes low, carbon dioxide high because you're not breathing, and your br ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Timothy Puri
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: A variety of diseases can cause this, and it is not normal. You should have your heart and lungs checked thoroughly. A common cause of your symptom is ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
PND: This is called paroxysmal nocturnal dyspna. It can be an early sign of congestive heart failure but discuss in detail exactly what you experience with ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Oxygen debt: When you exercise maximally, beyond your anaerobic threshold (>85% of your age-based maximum predicted heart rate (154 for you) for more than a few ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
It may be GERD: One of the common cause of waking up at night with complain of can not breath is gastroesophageal reflux dut to regurgitation of acid, it may or may n ... Read More
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