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suddenly stop breathing and gasp for air for 1 minute i was sound asleep and suddenly was on my feet gasping for breath. like my air was totally cut off and my airway was in a vaccume lock. i was holding my throat in hopes something would allow air to ent

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Dr. Marc Cohen
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 17 years experience
If : If you have not had one yet, i would recommend a sleep study followed by an evaluation by a doctor who specializes in sleep apnea (pulmonologist or ent).

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Last updated Oct 4, 2016

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