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I am short of breathe if i lie down to sleep or even to suntan. I do not smoke. What could cause this? Tks

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Dr. James Burns
Emergency Medicine

In brief: See a cardiologist

As soon as you can.
Postural breathlessness can be a symptom of heart disease among other things but the undiagnosed heart disease can have the quickest bad outcome if ignored. If no heart disease follow uop with your doctor for a thorough exam.

In brief: See a cardiologist

As soon as you can.
Postural breathlessness can be a symptom of heart disease among other things but the undiagnosed heart disease can have the quickest bad outcome if ignored. If no heart disease follow uop with your doctor for a thorough exam.
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