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stop breathing as i fall asleep

A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Get evaluated for: Sleep apnea asap. God bless u! http://www.Webmd.Com/sleep-disorders/sleep-apnea/.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: These symptoms mandate that you see your doctor right away.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Probably: You may be having a palpitation - a heart skip, but anxiety is likely contributing.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Stern
23 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Insomnia: The best treatment for insomnia is to identify the underlying cause and address it. The most common cause of difficulty falling asleep is stress or b ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Reeves
29 years experience Neurology
Hmmm: Could still be myoclonus. Possibilities include epileptic myoclonus, subcortical myoclonus, and other other movement disorders. Movement disorders w ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly asthma: Do your symptoms happen only at night? Do you have associated runny nose or heartburn? Rarely, asthma, post-nasal drip and heartburn can cause you ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Foster
19 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Not if feel rested: It's usually a good sign, when you fall asleep at night quickly. It means your body is used to getting a good nights rest, at a certain time. Of cou ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Insomnia: Sleep hygiene techniques work. Also, melatonin can come handy.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience General Practice
Anxiety or more: Late twenties female w. Fear of falling asleep w. Concern for "passing out" ; accompanied by rapid heartbeats has odd collection of symptoms that besp ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience Pediatrics
Need a sleep eval: This is one of the symptoms of Narcolepsy. You should have a formal sleep evaluation at a center specialized in sleep disorders
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
43 years experience Family Medicine
Well?: I've been married > 30 years;me too!
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A female asked:
Dr. Alvaro Aranda
34 years experience Pulmonology
Insomnio: To have problems starting sleep or awakenings in mid sleep no matter are types of insomnia if happens for > 6 wks at least 3 X a week. Do relaxatio ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hesham Hassaballa
21 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Maybe...: Sometimes people stop breathing during sleep. These are called apneas. It is normal to have five or less of these every hour of sleep. So, this episod ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Bluman
22 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Try new beverage: Sounds like the tea is the culprit. What type of tea is causing this?
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Insomnia: So you have insomnia. If it's been going on for awhile then, a medical examination would be a good idea to identify what type it is. In some types pe ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Lets find the cause: You may need medical help to find the cause of your insomnia. You are under some stress or anxiety which is keeping you from falling sleep. You will n ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Are you using good: Sleep hygiene? Retire ; rise same time each day. Keep bedroom dark ; cool ; use only for sex ; sleep. Turn off tv. No naps. Exercise regularly but not ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tatyana Gitlevich
27 years experience Neurology
Narcolepsy: This phenomenon frequently seen in the setting of narcolepsy. You may need a sleep study, particularly mslt test (mult sleep latency test).
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Withdrawal : Nicotine withdrawal is not fun. I think that these symptoms‚ including cravings‚ will disappear with every day that you stay smoke free. Rec.: cogni ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Summers
22 years experience Sleep Medicine
Many possibilities: First reaction is that you probably are sleep deprived so make sure you are getting no less than 7-9 hours of sleep per night. In addition, other thi ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. G Funari
Dr. G Funari answered
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Some : Some of the symptoms you describe could be linked to sleep apnea an assessment by a obstructive sleep apnea team should be performed. These teams are ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Alcohol can : Certainly cause insomnia. The tremor may or may not be related to alcohol. Don't know how much or how often you drink but if it is causing problems i ... Read More

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