Covid: sleep paralysis, a new Omicron-caused symptom?

Published by Graziella L. · Published on 10 January 2022 at 11h50
Among symptoms reported in Covid-19 sick with Omicron stand sleeping disorders including sleep paralysis in some cases.

France has been overwhelmed with the Covid-19 Omicron variant for several weeks, and new symptoms have broken out. The new variant, less severe but more contagious, causes never-before-seen contamination records, higher than for the previous waves. Among the symptoms, sleep paralysis along with night sweats.

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As Omicron is spreading in France at a lightning pace, doctors and scientists have reported new symptoms related to this variant. Night sweats, muscle pain, or even skin rash in children… Here are symptoms usually found in Omicron sick. [Read more]

Since the pandemic broke out, sleep disorders have been reported. This new atypical variant reveals itself in a little different way, mostly as a simple cold including headache, throat ache, sneezing, coughing. In the United-Kingdom, sleep paralysis cases have been reported along with night sweats. This phenomenon is very impressive but fortunately mild.

What is sleep paralysis? When falling asleep or sleeping, one is aware, with open eyes, but unable to mode, the body is immobile. It can last several minutes, but do not be worried, it is simply caused by night fever. Yet, the event can be scary and the UK medias take this new symptom rather seriously.

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