I feel like I can't move or breathe while I am sleeping. I will be dreaming and feel as if I am under water or in a situation where I can't breath. I know that I am asleep and know that I am dreaming. I try to wake myself up and I just can't. I begin to panic and keep trying to wake up and I know that I am not breathing. I keep trying and then finally I am able to wake up. I wake up very upset and shaking. This scares me greatly because I have other medical problems. I have asthma, I have arthritis, fibermyalgia and neuropathy. I am almost scared to go to sleep, for fear of passing away in my sleep. I tried to have a sleep test done, but I have been fighting with my insurance company over it. I don't know what to do. If anyone has any suggestions, please let me know.
Thanks for your help,
Mother of 4