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What can I do to quiet my husband's heavy breathing while sleeping?

What can I do to quiet my husband's heavy breathing while sleeping?

Heavy breathing: Unfortunately heavy breathing can be more than just annoying but a sign of underlying sleep problem such as sleep apnea. Is this worse on his back? Does he ever stop breathing. Ask him to see a doctor that specialized in sleep. You and he will sleep better when you do. ...Read more

Labored Breathing (Definition)

When a person has difficulty breathing & requires more effort to do it, likely requires other muscles called accesory muscles of breathiong. By using your neck, shoulder & uuper body parts to help breath ...Read more


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2week old newborn panting, breathing heavy more than usual while sleeping, should I be worried?

2week old newborn panting, breathing heavy more than usual while sleeping, should I be worried?

Yes, get evaluation: ASAP if your baby's breathing seems labored. At 2 weeks of age, infants sometimes have pauses in breathing, especially while sleeping and then will take several deep breaths, but if the breathing rate per minute is over 55-60 or seems labored, or your infant has a temperature over 100.4, I recommend immediate evaluation. ...Read more

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Im not able to sleep in the night have heavy breathing and every morning a cold what is this? Note that i smoke, by the afternoon it goes away. Why?

Im not able to sleep in the night have heavy breathing and every morning a cold what is this? Note that i smoke, by the afternoon it goes away. Why?

Insomnia: An 18 year old male who cannot easily fall asleep if there is no mood disorders such as anxiety, i would say it is "delayed circadian rhythm" which affects about 8% of people in your age. These people have hard time to wake up in the morning but feel fine in the evenings. Please read more at www.Lasleep.Com. ...Read more

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I can't sleep because of my bf's heavy breathing at night, what to do?

I can't sleep because of my bf's heavy breathing at night, what to do?

Have you considered: Ear plugs, sleeping in another room or a white noise machine? Another option is for him to be medically checked to determine why he is making loud noises during sleep. ...Read more

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After hot humid day, muscles skin and head aches. No thirst or hunger, blurred vision. Cold then hot. Restless sleep with heavy breathing.

After hot humid day, muscles skin and head aches. No thirst or hunger, blurred vision. Cold then hot. Restless sleep with heavy breathing.

?virus: These symptoms are consistent with an early viral infection which may localize to the respiratory or gastrointestinal tract in the next day or two. Keep your resistance up with rest,adequate fluid intake and use of Tylenol (acetaminophen) to relieve aches and pains or fever which often appears. See your physician if symptoms worsen instead of showing gradual improvement. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat my infant chest congestion? No heavy breathing, and she's still eating good. She just coughs a lot.

What is the best way to treat my infant chest congestion? No heavy breathing, and she's still eating good. She just coughs a lot.

See Doctor: A vaporizer and the use of saline nose drops may help the symptoms, but if it continues or has been there a week or more-see your pediatrician. ...Read more

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If metropol ER is causing heavy breathing after tent surgery..Are their other alternatives?

If metropol ER is causing heavy breathing after tent surgery..Are their other alternatives?

posible side effect: It is possible that you are having a side effect to the beta blocker metoprolol. You will have to talk to your cardiologist to see if he recommends any other therapy. Doing lung functions, may or may not confirm that you are having a reaction to the medication. ...Read more

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I was having heavy breathing (just like sobbing) for no known reason. Never ever experienced before. Hubby's comfort increased it. Why?

I was having heavy breathing (just like sobbing) for no known reason. Never ever experienced before. Hubby's comfort increased it. Why?

Breathing: Sometimes heavy or frequent breathing can occur when you are upset and is known as hyperventilation. It goes completely away but can reoccur. See your doctor for any breathing concerns. All the best. With hyperventilation you often experience tingling and numbness in your extremities and breathing into a bag may help. ...Read more

Breathing (Definition)

Breathing is the way we take in oxygen and expel carbon dioxide (co2) through out lungs. When our lungs expand we take fresh air in that contains oxygen and then when our lungs ...Read more


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Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more