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par·a·lyze

(par'ă-līz),
To render incapable of movement.

paralyze

(păr′ə-līz′)
tr.v. para·lyzed, para·lyzing, para·lyzes
1. To affect with paralysis; cause to be paralytic.
2. To make unable to move or act: paralyzed by fear.

par′a·ly·za′tion (-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
par′a·lyz′er n.
par′a·lyz′ing·ly adv.

paralyze

[per′əlīz]
Etymology: Gk, paralyein, to be palsied
1 to produce or enter into a state of paralysis.
2 to cause loss of muscle power.

par·a·lyze

(par'ă-līz)
To render incapable of movement.

par·a·lyze

(par'ă-līz)
To render incapable of movement.

Patient discussion about paralyze

Q. What Is Bell's Palsy? A friend of mine has been told she has Bell's palsy. What happens in this disease?

A. Bell's palsy is defined as an idiopathic (from an unknown reason) unilateral facial nerve paralysis, usually self-limiting. The trademark is rapid onset of partial or complete palsy, usually in a single day.
Here you can learn more about what exactly is Bell's palsy-
http://www.5min.com/Video/What-is-Bells-Palsy-5500

Q. What are the causes of bell's palsy?

A. I had it 5 years ago at age 20. All the symptoms of the above are correct not to mention the tiredness and rapid blinking of the eye from the effected side.

In my case I have just found out that I have a non milignate tumor behind my left eye which was likely to be the cause of the Bell Pausy in the first place. I encourage anyone who has symptoms or pain spanning more than 8 weeks to see their doctor and if possible request request or demand a MRI scan for peace of mind.

If pain persists get a second opinion and dont let the Dr. shrugg you off.

Q. I go to sleep & use to wake up paralyzed in my sleep. I go to sleep & use to wake up paralyzed in my sleep. But not asleep, just laying there, eyes wide open paralyzed. I couldn't breath, I couldn't speak, move anything but my eyes. I could look around but I couldn't even breathe. This has happened a few times in my old house, once in my mother's house (she lived by the side of a graveyard), and then only once in my new house. What is it and what do you think is causing it?

A. I had the same problem but never at night...and it only happened during the day when I take nap. I will wake up and I can't move or talk, I can't open my eyes either. I've never been able to snap out of it though, I just have to lay there until I go back to sleep, and usually it doesn't happen when I wake up the next time. Needless to say I try NOT to take naps anymore, because it happens nearly every time.

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