Sleep Paralysis

Are you Struggling with Paralysis

There is a large body of evidence from clinical research trials that show CBT Therapy is a highly effective method for sleeping disorders such as paralysis. 

What is a Sleep Disorder?

Sleep paralysis is when you cannot move or speak as you are waking up or falling asleep. It can be scary but it’s harmless and most people will only get it once or twice in their life.

Sleep paralysis usually occurs at one of two times. If it occurs while you are falling asleep, it’s called hypnagogic or predormital sleep paralysis. If it happens as you are waking up, it’s called hypnopompic or postdormital sleep paralysis

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When to seek treatment for Sleep Paralysis

You should consider treatment for your Sleep disorders when:
You have unhealthy beliefs about your ability to sleep
Your problems with sleeping are affecting your life, work and relationships
Your sleep issues are leading to anxiety and depression
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What you need to know

During sleep paralysis you may feel:
Awake but cannot move, speak or open your eyes
Feel like someone is in your room
Feel like something is pushing you down
These feelings can last up to several minutes.
Sleep paralysis happens when you cannot move your muscles as you are waking up or falling asleep. This is because you are in sleep mode but your brain is active.
It's not clear why sleep paralysis can happen but it has been linked with:
Disrupted sleeping patterns – for example, because of shift work or jet lag
Narcolepsy – a long-term condition that causes a person to suddenly fall asleep
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
General anxiety disorder
Panic disorder
A family history of sleep paralysis
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