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What causes temporary cessation of breathing during sleep in a sleep disorder patient?

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Dr. Divakara

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Posted on Fri, 23 Oct 2015 in General Health
Question: So my girlfriend called the paramedics and said I stopped breathing. They said my Bpm was 60/25 is that even possible? I have bad sleep problems and more likely a alcoholic but I don't think that this is real? Can you explain to me how that happened?
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Answered by Dr. Divakara 11 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Need more details.

Detailed Answer:
HI

Greetings from Dr.Divakara.P
Thanks for posting your query.

I need more information before commenting on this.

1. How long your girlfriend found you not breathing ?
2. What was done to you after the paramedics reached you ? Hospitalised ?
3. For how long your blood pressure was that low ?
4. Since how long you are conscious?
5 . How is your present condition now ? How do you feel now ?
6. Do you have any medical condition?

Kindly revert back with these details.

Regards.
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