Snoring & Choking. Your mom should have a sleep study as soon as possible. Sounds like she has sleep apnea, but other issues may also be at hand, such as acid reflux, bronchitis, and heart disease. She should see her doctor soon.
Sleep Apnea. If your mom is snoring loudly, and then momentarily stops breathing, followed by choking, this is called sleep apnea. Most people don't even know they are doing it, but it can be quite dangerous. Have your mom make an appt to discuss this with her md who will probably recommend a sleep study to confirm the sleep apnea and measure it's severity. Call today!