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Does sleep paralysis lead to insomnia?

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Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Sleep Paralysis

Normal rem induced sleep paralysis should not, sleep apnea, rbd etc can.

In brief: Sleep Paralysis

Normal rem induced sleep paralysis should not, sleep apnea, rbd etc can.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Dr. Ravi Chand
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Dr. Donald Jacobson
Only in the context of narcolepsy.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Yes Thank you
Dr. Stephen Pool
Emergency Medicine

In brief: 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.
Rarely is sleep paralysis linked to deep underlying psychiatric problems. http://www.webmd.com/sleep-disorders/guide/sleep-paralysis#1

In brief: 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.
Rarely is sleep paralysis linked to deep underlying psychiatric problems. http://www.webmd.com/sleep-disorders/guide/sleep-paralysis#1
Dr. Stephen Pool
Dr. Stephen Pool
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Dr. Aaron Milstone
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology

In brief: No

Sleep paralysis is mainly associated with sleep deprivation.
It does not usually result in insomnia.

In brief: No

Sleep paralysis is mainly associated with sleep deprivation.
It does not usually result in insomnia.
Dr. Aaron Milstone
Dr. Aaron Milstone
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