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A 37-year-old female asked about a 62-year-old female:

My mother is experiencing fatigue, insomnia, difficulty breathing (worsened by: lying flat) (time frame: gradual onset) (severity: mild) , legs cr...

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Sounds like: SLEEP APNEA may be the "culprit" A sleep study may be indicated and your Mom should discuss this with her PCP (Primary Care Provider) Hope this is helpful Dr Z
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