It is a state of being conscious but not able to speak or move. It may last for a few seconds to minutes. It is often frightening, but the condition can be improved with better sleeping habits. It can affect anyone but is most common in people with sleep apnea or narcolepsy.
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I cannot move my body when I get up in the morning. How to treat sleep paralysis?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 21 year old male, who weighs 70 kg and I am 5.6 feet tall. I am having a lot of problems while waking up in the morning. I cannot move my body when I get up in the morning. It happens when I have a disturbed sleep. One of my friend, who is not a physician and a patient of sleep ... Read Full »
Dr. J. Mariano Anto Bruno Mascarenhas
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query with diligence and would like you to know that I am here to help you. Your condition is not "paralysis." It is likely to be a sleep disorder called sleep paralysis. First and foremost, maintain a natural circadian rhythm. This means that you... Read Full »