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A 23-year-old male asked:

While lying on bed to sleep, i feel problem in throat & chest while inhaling air. it becomes harder to sleep. is it due to anxiety or serious problem?

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 42 years experience
Breathing problem: The only way to know if you have a medical condition or if your breathing situation is due to anxiety is to see your doc. If medical is ruled out please see a mental health professional to learn strategies to manage anxiety. Breathing concerns often accompany anxiety disorders. Peace and good health.
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