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If you experience shortness of breath and an increased heart rate at night are those signs of asthma?

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2015-07-15 19:02:33
2015-07-15 19:02:33

Sounds more like apnea. Not sure but sleep apnea is very serious. Get checked out for this. Apnea is when you stop breathing.

Could be a load of things, asthma being one. Another few could be sleep apnea as mentioned above or even as severe as congestive heart failure. Get it checked.

Sleep apnea is relatively common, the concern is how severely you are affected. Have a doctor check out the reason for the shortness of breath - as that should be your main concern as an increased heart rate this definitely could be a more serious issue than just apnea or asthma.

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