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I am suffering from a breathing problem during sleep. What could be the reason for this?

when i sleep i stop breathing and i have been feeling short of breath and tired the last fews days with alot of pressure in my chest and just a little while ago i had this feeling in my chest like somthing jumped and twisted around for a few seconds and a little pain came from this it made me gasp and i have also been feeling weak and dizzy i have been to the doctors but were i am they say it is anxiety i havnt been feeling the same since i almost OD'd on ampehtimines but i have been clean for a month and a half i feel sick all the time and im getting tightness in my throught they did an ecg on my heart and they said it was good but im not sure i am i hardly get anxiety im normally calm. the doctors in my city dont take long with there patients because ther is only 2 on in the hospital and a waiting time of over 6 hrs in a city with 46000 people i need answers plz and thanx
Asked On : Fri, 10 Sep 2010
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Hi well come to HCM.
If you want to be sure get done your strees test-Tmt and if possible CT-Angio
which will give you confidence and you got to be sure about this as this can not
be neglected in any case. Get done Echo as well some times valvular trouble like
mitral valve prolapse, aortic stenosis. aortic incompitance can also give this. thanks
Answered: Tue, 30 Aug 2011
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