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I have gurgling in my throat at night when i lay down it

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i have gurgling in my throat at night when i lay down it keeps me awake iwas on protonix for seven weeks had the gurgling and it feels like its muicos i had it when i was on the protonix how can i correct this i also have panic disorder so i am not sleeping
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Medical
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
no not breathless at night not overweight not asthmatic i get ibs when nervous and upset cant sleep at night so that upsets me right now i am taking valium and zoloft the zoloft i just started three days ago valium i have been on about a week or two after this problem started
Expert:  Dr.Sawhney replied 8 years ago.
Do you have a sore throat?

Customer: replied 8 years ago.
not usually today it feels a little sore
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
what causes sleep aphnea
Expert:  Dr.Sawhney replied 8 years ago.

DearCustomerbr />
It can be of two types and both types can co exist. Common type is obstructive.In this the structures of your throat become lax with age and collapse into the throat when you breath causing stoppage of breathing for a short time and usually associated with abnormal sounds.
Central type occurs when the brain sends wrong signals to muscles which control breathing causing stoppage of breathing.