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I ve been struggling to breathe, kindly help me

For the last week or so I ve been struggling to breathe in the evening and at night when trying to sleep, and on occasion I ve realised after about 5 seconds that i;m not breathing and have to make a conscious effort to breathe. It doesn;t come naturally as it should, but this is only after about 9 pm At the moment i m starting to feel it again, and it s like i feel i m not taking in as much as i should with each breath, and now i m starting to feel a little light headed and have a slight tingling sensation in my forearms upper lip what could cause this and should i see a doctor?
Asked On : Sat, 26 Feb 2011
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Ayurveda Specialist 's  Response
hello Have you had such episodes in the past? Are you feeling depressed? If not then do see a doctor
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Homeopath Dr. Krupali Devkar's  Response
hello dear. If this is something that u have been suffering from in the past then, it looks like paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnoea, so kindly visit a physician.
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General Surgeon Dr. Swapnendu Sekhar Ghosh's  Response
welcome to HealthcareMagic
it is better you consult physician and get yourself checked up
you may need some tests to be done
doctor will guide you and do not worry
you will be all right
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