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Is having numb arms in the morning the same as sleep paralysis?

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Dr. Donald Jacobson
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

Sleep paralysis is where you wake up from rem sleep and your body is paralyzed.
There may be hallucinations. Try as you might, you cannot move and it is quite frightening.

In brief: No

Sleep paralysis is where you wake up from rem sleep and your body is paralyzed.
There may be hallucinations. Try as you might, you cannot move and it is quite frightening.
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Dr. Mehul Desai
Pain Management

In brief: No

No morning numbness is related to your sleep position or possibly nerve compression.
Sleep paralysis occurs during sleep.

In brief: No

No morning numbness is related to your sleep position or possibly nerve compression.
Sleep paralysis occurs during sleep.
Dr. Mehul Desai
Dr. Mehul Desai
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