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I need help for a gentleman friend of mine who has episodes of not breathing during sleep?

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Dr. Joseph Roosth
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Possible Sleep Annea

This is a frightening thing to witness and should be investigated.
Sleep apnea is a disorder where for various reasons a person stops breathing breifly when asleep. Associated with many complications. In my opinion, seeing a doctor certified in sleep medicine is the best bet, but many primary care doctors care for patients with this kind of problem.

In brief: Possible Sleep Annea

This is a frightening thing to witness and should be investigated.
Sleep apnea is a disorder where for various reasons a person stops breathing breifly when asleep. Associated with many complications. In my opinion, seeing a doctor certified in sleep medicine is the best bet, but many primary care doctors care for patients with this kind of problem.
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