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What is the cause of sleep paralysis, and can it be successfully treated?

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Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry
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In brief: Sleep Paralysis

It is a normal phenomena which happens in everyone usually during rem sleep during rem sleep glycince inhibits the spinal motor neurons causing paralysis of most voluntary muscles blink your eyes and you will snap out of it get a sleep study and mslt done to rule out apnea and narcolepsy.

In brief: Sleep Paralysis

It is a normal phenomena which happens in everyone usually during rem sleep during rem sleep glycince inhibits the spinal motor neurons causing paralysis of most voluntary muscles blink your eyes and you will snap out of it get a sleep study and mslt done to rule out apnea and narcolepsy.
Dr. Ravi Chand
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry

In brief: Sleep Paralysis

Some factors include genetics, sleep deprivation, stress, narcolepsy, mood disorders, medications, & substance abuse.

In brief: Sleep Paralysis

Some factors include genetics, sleep deprivation, stress, narcolepsy, mood disorders, medications, & substance abuse.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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