I have trouble sleeping at night sometimes as chest feels tight, heart sometimes beats hard and I breath heavy. Any ideas? What should I do?

Symptoms. From here best suggestion is see your doctor for an evaluation and be sure you ask the questions above and get an explanation from the Doc what the Doc believes is the problem and what can be done about it.

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I have problems sleeping at night especially on a full stomach. I wake up gasping for air and heart racing. Also a tightness in my chest. Any ideas?

Sleep Apnea/Asthma. Your symptoms are suspicious for a condition called sleep apnea which happens when your breathing pattern is disrupted during sleep. Also, asthma can present in a similar manner. Sleep apnea is usually associated with overweight patients and asthma is normally associated with wheezing. Luckily, both are easily treatable, see your primary care doctor for treatment options. Read more...
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