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sleep paralysis causes death

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Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely: I am not aware of any valid report linking the two conditions.

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anuj Malik
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Not sudden death: Most likely this is sleep paralysis, just as you mentioned. Essentially, you are waking up in rapid eye movement when your body is paralyzed by active ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Sleep Paralysis: Some theories are; Disruption of REM sleep, Melatonin dysregulation, Genetics, Depression.
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Sleep Paralysis: Sleep researchers conclude that, in most cases, sleep paralysis is simply a sign that your body is not moving smoothly through the stages of sleep. Ra ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leslie Howell
20 years experience psychiatry
Causes: There are multiple possible causes of sleep paralysis such as lack of sleep, having a sleep schedule that changes, use of certain medications, other s ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Zeidman
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Normal: Sleep paralysis is a condition in which a person, either falling asleep or awakening, temporarily experiences an inability to move, speak or react. It ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Sleep paralysis: Sleep paralysis is the inability to move or to speak when a person is transitioning from being asleep to waking up. Avoid becoming overly stressed, ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
25 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
REM: Sleep paralysis is an overlap between rem and wake. More than a third of people will experience it during their life as a normal event. It could also ... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
38 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Sleep cycle broken: During delta sleep, a restorative part of sleep,cycle, every muscle group in the body is,paralyzed except the eyes and diaphragm. If our wake/sleep cy ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
No way that can be: Covered in 400 characters or less. Your question is just too broad. Are you working on a school paper? I liked this article: http://sleepdisorders.A ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Sleep Paralysis: Some theories are; Disruption of REM sleep, Melatonin dysregulation, Genetics, Depression.
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