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He looked at a total of 35 published studies from the past 50 years to find lifetime sleep paralysis rates.
Additionally, some reported that they did not have a strong sense of control over their cataplexy and sleep paralysis.
THERE are various possible causes behind sleep paralysis.
According to Dr Keith Hearne, Sleep Psychologist at the European College of Hypnotherapy in London, up to 70pc of ISP sufferers also experience Hallucinatory Sleep Paralysis (HSP) with `hypnagogic' images, which occur when you are semi-conscious.
Sleep paralysis is the inability to move for seconds to minutes during sleep onset or offset and is a frightening experience when it first occurs.
While all people with narcolepsy have some degree of EDS and most have cataplexy, 50-60% also have sleep paralysis and 25-50% have hallucinations.
Sleep paralysis is a condition where the victim feels wide awake but is unable to move a muscle.
This cell loss generally occurs in the teens or young adulthood and results in excessive daytime sleepiness, hypnogogic hallucinations, sleep paralysis, and, in many cases, cataplexy.
Review on Narcolepsy, co-morbidities and treatment describes a tetrad of classical presentation including excessive daytime sleepiness, cataplexy, sleep paralysis, and hypnagogic hallucinations (22).
Sleep paralysis is a common parasomnia characterised by in ability of the individual to move or speak and often accompanied by hallucinations of a sensed presence nearby.