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A 47-year-old member asked:

Sometimes when i wake up i can't move. why?

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Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Sleep paralysis : This is not uncommon in the population where upon transition from a sleep or wakeful state to the other a paralysis occurs. Usually this isn't harmful but you should be assessed for other parasomnias or sleep issues by your physician.
Last updated Jun 5, 2017

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