A 18-year-old female asked:
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sometimes i have sleep paralysis and cant breathe. my head feels weird so i keep shaking it to get rid of the feeling or snap myself awake. are there any underlying concerns i should be worried about and is there a specific term for this?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Sleep: Related disorders appear likely, a typical one in the spectrum is sleep apnea and having a sleep study should shed some light on your symptoms.
Answered on May 4, 2020

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