A 49-year-old member asked:
can you die from having an asthma attack during your sleep?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Michael Zacharisen answered
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Wake up then die: Severe asthma attacks can occur any time but especially at night, typically 2-3 am. If nighttime asthma symptoms occur more than 2x a month, then a person's asthma is not controlled. Most asthma deaths that occur are in people who are not taking their daily asthma controller medications, overusing albuterol, psychiatric conditions, and more. The asthma symptoms will wake you up...Don't ignore!
Answered on Feb 11, 2020
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