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A 34-year-old member asked:

My wife says i breath to heavy .. but i can't hear myself breath...she says it loud! lol what is it? should i see a doctor?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Be seen: It could be a problem, you should be seen.
Dr. Christian Maluf
Pulmonology 32 years experience
Sleep apnea: You may have obstructive sleep apnea which is collapsed airway leading to sleep disturbance such as: loud snoring, hypersomnia, daytime fatigue, irritability, decrease sex drive and high blood pressure among others. You may ask you wife if you choke or gasp at night or if she sees sometimes that you stop breathing. You may want to have a sleep questionnaire form filled and consider a sleep test.
Last updated Dec 20, 2012

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