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I face trouble from time to time while am start sleeping & when I snooze I feel that i lost control of myself

hello doctor my name is maen from jordan am 29 years old single , i face trouble from time to time while am start sleeping , when i snooze i feel that i lost control of myself my brain getting like its very heavy i feel my body is frozen or sometimes i can t feel of my legs or hand or other parts of my body , when i get in this stage i wakeup sudden and nothing actually happened , i mean when i week i feel nothing like what i felt when i was fallen in sleep , some times i feel difficulties in breathing when sleep but when i wake my breathing is normal , all these troubles i will summaries it like i feel Zombie , some notes for me , am eating normally am smoker , i don t drink i don t have sex, i do some sport activities like walk, am sleep around 1 AM , am working about 11 hours daily. so what is my problem? i made heart diagram and Prusser measurement , i dont have disease history or my family , no Diabetes ..!! so please someone advice about my state , its made me too worry about my health status , note that i dont use any medicine.
Asked On : Mon, 14 Jun 2010
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The symptom you are describing is suggestive of sleep paralysis. It occurs during extreme fatigue or during periods of stress. If you are having stress try and reduce it by means of exercise or yoga or meditation if available in your country. If you are overweight or obese or if you have snoring, try to reduce weight.
You may seek the help of a psychologist for relaxation techniques as an alternative option.
I also note that you sleep only by 1 AM. If possible yo must try to sleep early (between 9 pm to 10 pm, and wake up by 5 am to 6 am). Shifting your sleeping time to an earlier time point will help reduce your symptoms.
You can avoid caffeinated drinks during the daytime as they may worsen there symptoms.
Consult a psychiatrist or a neurologist - who may prescribe you certain drugs if the above measures fail.
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