What causes paralysis state in body when the mind is awake in sleep?
Not sleep apnea
I am sorry for the symptoms you are suffering.
I read your symptoms carefully and those aren't related with sleep apnea because sleep apnea is a situation when the patient is unconsious and dosn't understand what is happening to him.
I would strongly reccomended that you schedule a brain EEG and send it result to me.
Anyway if it is normal you should absolutely contact your psychiatrist and start reducing slowly lexapro because you are suffering the side effect of it, pseudo parcinsonism syndrome
Hope my answer will help you
Dr Eris Ranxha
pseudo parcinsonism syndrome isn't life threating so you don't have to worry too much.
EEG is electroencephalogram which will exlude any epileptic seizure
As your symptoms start from the neck it will be wise to schedule an cervical MRI.
Anyway as it is reversible I don't think you need to worry too much.
Schedule an neurological exam with your neurologist because clinical exam gives a lot of information to confirm or exlude parcinsonism
Hope my answer helps you
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