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Sleep Paralysis

Asked for Female, 27 years

Is there any way to stop having sleep paralysis attacks? Why do I have to suffer this I mean koi deficiency ya kuch or and is there any treatment? Ya medical me isko baymari samjha hi nhe jata? As I don't know k whom to consult and doctors mostly antidepressants or tranquilizers de k bat khtm kr dety hn. Plz someone help me

Responses (1)
Dr. Beenish Ehsan
General Physician - Karachi

Dear Patient,

Here’s an article giving more information about your queries. Kindly review it and write back to us if you have further queries.
The criteria for giving antidepressants is that they work on REM sleep which is whats affected in sleep paralysis and these are given in lower doses than that for depression. In all cases, a general physician is to be consulted


For further help, we recommend checking with one of the
best neurologists in Lahore and seek a piece of in-person advice at https://oladoc.com/pakistan/lahore/neurologist

You can seek further professional help from the below recommended Specialists:

Dr.Mohammad Nasrullah
Dr.Muhammad Adnan Aslam
Dr.M. Ajmal Khan
Neuro Surgeon
Dr.Aftab Abbas

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