Sleep paralysis

What is Sleep paralysis?

Sleep paralysis is a phenomenon in which people, either when falling asleep or wakening, temporarily experience an inability to move. It is a transition state between wakefulness and rest characterized by complete muscle atonia (muscle weakness).

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Please explain sleep paralysis. The reason, cause and prevention for the...

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Sleep paralysis is a condition which prevents you from moving or speaking while waking up and...

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I am a 20 year Old male. My weight is around 83 Kgs and height 168 cms.
I cannot sleep tonight because something wakes me up and I find myself...

doctor1 MD

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In the past you might had sleep paralysis but right now it is panic anxiety disorder with phobic element associated
.I woud have put my...

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Since a young age (approx 12 years ol) I have suffered from what I believe is sleep paralysis, ie being frozen whilst I'm entering sleep, it...

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From your clinical history, it appears that you are having a REM Sleep disorder,...

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