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When ever i lie down it feels difficult to breath like the air is being blocked in my neck area. Thyroid problems do run in family?

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Dr. Kenneth Smith
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In brief: Breathing

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There is a condition related to thyroid called substernal thyroid which if large enough can compromise breathing.

In brief: Breathing

This one you will need to see physician.
There is a condition related to thyroid called substernal thyroid which if large enough can compromise breathing.
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