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My wife suffers frequent periods when she is gasping for

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My wife suffers frequent periods when she is gasping for air. She goes into a form of spasm and turns white.
If I am fortunate to to be present I stand her up and raise her arms in the air. This helps.
She appears to be sensitive to perfumes, change of atmosphere and cigarette smoke and crumbly food.
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 4 years ago.
Hi--what are her other medical conditions and medications? How long has she been having these episodes and does she wheeze when these occur?