Suddenly stop breathing and gasp for air for 1 minute I was sound asleep and suddenly was on my feet gasping for breath. Like my air was totally cut off and my airway was in a vaccume lock. I was holding my throat in hopes something would allow air to ent

Hello. . Hello. I want to start by letting you know that i cannot diagnose your condition. I don't know if you have a partner or not. If yes, ask your partner if you snore loudly at night or if he or she ever notices that you stop breathing. I would contact your doctor your doctor might recommend a sleep study.
If . If you have not had one yet, i would recommend a sleep study followed by an evaluation by a doctor who specializes in sleep apnea (pulmonologist or ent).