This just happened to me last night and I couldn't go back to sleep after it (and am fearful now). I'm 29, and the only heart history is one of my grandfathers died of a heart attack in his mid 50s. Anyways, I also had mucus in the back if my throat, and the doctor listened to my lungs and said I definitely had stuff in there and said it was bronchitis. Could that be what caused my gasping in the middle of the night, or could it be more serious? I'm overweight, but also lift 4 times a week, play tennis, and run a mile about twice a week. Cholesterol is fine, as was blood pressure.View Thread
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