The same thing happens to me. I will shoot straight up gasping for air. It only lasts a few seconds, but it's very scary. After I catch my breath I feel a hot acidy taste in my throat, then I start swallowing a lot and then I start burping. I have been told it could be a combo of sleep apnea and acid reflux. It seems to happy after I eat late and then go to bed. Ice cream in particular seems to set it off.View Thread
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