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Facing short of breath.

Facing shortness of breath, specially at nights while lying down on either sides. Got the chest xray-clear. getting lipid profile and 2d echo this week. I am obese
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Dr. Shilpa Dane Gaba
12 yrs. of exp | Pune | Cardiologist
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If you are obese then Breatlessness could be due to obstructive sleep apnoea. U need to reduce your weight.. Other causes may come into picture after you get your lipid profile and 2 D Echo done
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Dr. Ashwin M Daware
12 yrs. of exp | Bangalore | Cardiologist
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It's mainly due to obesity. If 2D ECHO is normal , rule out asthma obstructive sleep apnea.
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