Waking up from sleep gasping for air?

i just asked this question about my sleeping pattern: http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index;_ylt=AuAdFcZeSoKxnLNByPaAlY3sy6IX;_ylv=3?qid=20100716021619AAjq8se and one of the answers asked if i ever woke up gasping for air, i never thought anything of it but it did happen 2 or 3 times recently -now im scared!... show more i just asked this question about my sleeping pattern:
http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index;_ylt=AuAdFcZeSoKxnLNByPaAlY3sy6IX;_ylv=3?qid=20100716021619AAjq8se

and one of the answers asked if i ever woke up gasping for air, i never thought anything of it but it did happen 2 or 3 times recently -now im scared! what does it mean to wake up gasping for air? during that week i had just started exercising so i thought it had something to do with the way my body was getting used to working out
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