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A 29-year-old female asked:

I get out of breath & tight chest during sleep when lying on back especially after day of exercise. feel like yawning but can fully yawn till i sit up?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Asthma possible: Asthma is one condition to consider and often worsens at night. I would also suggest trying Motrin and a heating pad after exercise since chest wall muscular strain may contribute to your symptoms. Consider lung function testing.
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