I woke up in the middle of the night and couldn't breathe; well it was more like I was gasping for air and only the smallest amount was getting into my lungs, almost nothing so I could hardly breathe! I am a 20 year old female, a little over weight, but otherwise healthy. Why is this happening to me? is it sleep apnea?
There are a number of reasons for what you experienced, but an obstructive breathing episode is one good possibility. Others include asthma or panic attacks. If your condition keeps coming back, you should consider seeing a sleep doctor.
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