Q: Hi hopefully someone can give me an idea of what might be the cause of my rather annoying problem. .., I've always had problems with sleeping I either get woken up by what sounds like my name being yelled out I'm awake but can't respond move almost as if I am in some sort of paralyzed state which terrifies me what can cause that almost embarrassed cause it sounds insane. ..,?
While other nights I am in a sound sleep and yet I wake up in some sort of panic gasping for air not knowing as to what is scaring me out of a sound sleep.. ? Please help to me am I losing my mind?

Symptoms:  Body twitches skin is uncontrollably itchy I want to sleep but I can't when I finally do i wake up gasping for air as if being scared out if of my sleep in a panic

A:   This question is currently in queue and will be answered shortly by one of our doctors. In the meantime you may browse our library of answered questions by clicking here.

Related Q&A

Q: Hi am having trouble getting to sleep as my chest is tight,cant get my breath,peak flows are no higher than 250 &...

Q: I took 6 unisom pills by accident. I have taken 3 before i forgot and took another 3.

Q: Hello i got qestion i gave my 3 months old by mistake first dafence nose spray instead of the baby water spray , what...

Q: Iv snorted approx 2g of coke not really strong stuff. Av took a Buspar am prescribed can I take sum Trazodone for sle...

Q: Nausea, no vomiting, sensitive to smells, dry nose, tired, no energy, dry cough, headache, just want to sleep


Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon