Ayurveda’s Way Of Treating Sleep Paralysis

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Ayurveda’s Way Of Treating Sleep Paralysis

Have you ever woken up suddenly, with breathlessness or feeling panicked without being able to move? Though, it is not a life-threatening disorder but a fearsome situation. This condition is called sleep paralysis. In this condition, the person suddenly wakes up in consciousness with heavy breathing, breathlessness /palpitations, and cannot move from his place on the bed. This condition disturbs sleeping patterns, due to which the person may fear sleeping. It may also change the behavioral patterns of people suffering from this disorder. For example, the person may become jittery, anxious, exhausted with lost focus, or sleep in the middle of work.

Today, modern science tries to solve the problem with the help of sedative pills. But, Ayurveda challenges to treat this disorder by utilizing ayurvedic sciences and research on herbal ingredients, which is nature’s gift to humanity.

Before you look for paralysis treatment in Pune, here are some symptoms of sleep paralysis to be aware of. Also, we discuss the different ways Ayurveda can treat this disorder without any side effects.


Sleep paralysis causes chaotic conditions when the person suddenly wakes up in breathlessness due to it. However, some other prominent symptoms are prevalent such as:

  • Extreme Pressure On Chest
    The person may find difficulty in breathing and feel like somebody is sitting on the chest.
  • Not Able To Move And Speak
    Apart from breathlessness, the person may not move or speak suddenly and feel frozen for minutes.
  • Fearing or Suspecting Someone Presence
    Ignoring the situation may increase the adversity of impacts, such as feeling someone’s presence harming them.
  • Fear of Sleeping at Nights
    The person might fear sleeping alone at night. Or sleeping at a particular time period, and wake up with anxiety in the middle of sleep.
  • Disturbed Orientation of Focus
    Not able to sleep properly affects life in different ways. It slows mental cognition and overall functioning. As a result, the person feels lost, exhausted, and unable to focus diligently at work.


  • Family History Of Sleep Paralysis
    Sleep paralysis may be present in hereditary. So, anybody in the family suffers from the disorder, it might help your doctor diagnose the disorder more accurately.
  • Past Emotional Trauma
    Usually, emotional traumas or agony subsides with passing the time. But, it is always present in the subconscious mind. In the case of this disorder, the episodic memory or sort of some glimpse may suddenly slip into a dream, making one anxious and wake up suddenly.
  • Sleep Apnea
    Sleep apnea, also known as disrupting sleeping disorder, may further develop into sleep paralysis. Therefore, it is important to watch the body,s innate sleep clock and your body enough rest. Sleep apnea may also cause due to changing work shifts.
  • Sleeping In Bad Postures
    Sleeping in bad postures may reduce the quality of sleep that may later cause sleep paralysis as a consequence.

Ayurveda’s Way Of Treating Sleep Paralysis

The Ayurveda uses its age-old sciences and researches to develop aid to sleep paralysis caused due to different causes. Our ayurvedic doctors probe into the root cause of this disorder to treat it. According to Ayurveda, the body’s constitution includes three doshas Vayu, Pitta, and Kapha; one of the doshas dominant in the body. The synergy of these doshas causes different physical or mental problems.

Our Ayurvedic doctors in Pune prepares various ayurvedic concoctions, pills, and massage oils for holistic sleep paralysis treatment in Pune. Ayurveda potentially treats this disorder with the help of Panchkarma and procedures, namely Shirodhara.

Shirodhara: An Ayurvedic Approach to Treat Sleep Disorder/ Sleep Paralysis

Shirodhara comprises two words, namely Shiro( head)+ Dhara( flow). The ayurvedic technique involves pouring ayurvedic liquid typically made of milk, oil, buttermilk, and water. The liquid is poured on the head, and a gentle massage is given to relax the body. Patients undergoing the Shirodhara procedure for sleep paralysis treatment in Pune witness its calming, relaxing, and soothing effects.


  • Manage sleep disorder
  • Manage Stress
  • Improves quality of sleep
  • Reduces anxiety

Our ayurvedic doctors in Pune give proper diet plans, including ayurvedic meals and medicines, to maximize treatments efficiency and treat sleep paralysis holistically. Some other ayurvedic medicines include Bramhi, Triphala, Draksha, Bringaraj, and few other ayurvedic medicines.

For ayurvedic holistic treatment of sleep paralysis treatment in Pune or any other disorder, visit Muppra Kerela Ayurveda.

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