(Hanging) If one strangles himself with his own hands, or if he hangs himself with a rope which he attaches to the ceiling in a dream, it means that he is sufferings from depression, distress, or sorrow. It also could mean that he will not reside in his present house, or in the place where he saw himself strangled.
The same interpretation goes for seeing oneself suffering from asphyxia. (Also see Suffocation)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Something is denying you the air to breathe; something has got you by the throat. “Spit out whatever is sticking in your throat,” which means look at what is bothering you and get rid of it. Don’t panic about this dream.
The dream is giving you a chance to see what is holding you back!... Little Giant Encyclopedia
The dreamer is standing in her own way, either consciously or unconsciously keeping herself from attaining her own dreams due to fear, which can manifest as extreme caution. Look to other symbols in the dream to judge how the dreamer can release herself from that fear. Astrological parallel: Saturn. Tarot parallel: The Devil... Dream Explanations of Astro Center