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Episode of sudden break in sleep with difficulty in moving hands, feet and head, arrhythmia, eased on moving the head.

last night while i was sleeping i would feel odd all of the sudden and for some reason i could still here the sound of my fan, all of a sudden the fan would start sounding a little different and then i would tense up and not be able to move. i couldnt move my hands or feet but i could move my head, but i had to really strain to do so. As soon as i was able to move my head the episode would stop. im preety sure i was awake when this happend and one time i had my hand over my chest and when the attack happend my heart would have arythmeas
Asked On : Sat, 5 May 2012
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Hello and welcome to Healthcare Magic. Thanks for your query.

Your symptoms could be indicative of a sleep disorder, probably a sleep paralysis. However, you need a detailed psychological assessment to make a definitive diagnosis. I would advise you to consult a psychiatrist for a detailed evaluation and further treatment.

Wish you all the best.

- Dr. Jonas Sundarakumar
Consultant Psychiatrist
Answered: Sun, 28 Oct 2012
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