Sleep Paralysis: Factors, Symptoms and Treatments
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What causes sleep paralysis? 6 possible conditions

Sleep paralysis is a temporary loss of muscle function while you’re sleeping. It typically occurs as a person is falling asleep, shortly after they have fallen asleep, or while they’re waking up. According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, those... Read more

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.


Sleep Disorders

Sleep disorders/disturbances can cause your sleep to be disturbed. Disturbed sleep includes the inability to fall asleep, the inability to go back to sleep, and frequent waking up during the night. Sleep disorders ca...

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Depression Overview

Depression is a mood disorder that can cause extreme and persistent feelings of sadness, hopelessness, and worthlessness. Depression type largely determines what kind of medical treatment is best.

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Learn more about anxiety with this overview of anxiety disorders.

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Panic Disorder

Panic disorder occurs when you live in fear of a panic attack. You may be having a panic attack when you feel sudden, overwhelming terror with no obvious cause.

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

PTSD can affect anyone who has undergone a traumatic event. Read more on how to cope with it.

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Narcolepsy is a disorder of the nervous system that causes drowsiness and sleep attacks. Read more about this disorder.

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