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A 33-year-old member asked:

If you are sleeping and you wake up and have an asthma attack, what could have caused that?

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Dr. Sanober Butt
Pulmonology 22 years experience
Night: Asthma attacks are known to happen at 4 am due to increase bronchial tone at night. You should consider taking your asthma control medication regularly and keep albuterol inh at bedside. If you have these night time symptoms regularly please d/w your physician, .
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