Treatment of sleep paralysis is aimed at whatever causes it to occur. Sleep deprivation (insufficient sleep or sleeplessness) may trigger sleep paralysis. Try to get at least six to eight hours of sleep per night. If sleep paralysis is also not stop then change or stop medication under physician or psychiatrist. Vaidya believes that the key to mitigating sleep paralysis is improving sleep hygiene by sticking to a good bedtime routine, which includes:
- avoiding blue light prior to sleep.
- ensuring the room temperature is kept low.
- Yoga and breathing exercise.
Other lifestyle changes can prevent or treatment sleep paralysis
- Reduce stress in your life.
- Exercise regularly but not close to bedtime.
- Get sufficient rest.
- Maintain a regular sleep schedule.
- Keep track of medications you take for any conditions.
- Know the side effects and interactions of your different medications so you can avoid potential side effects, including sleep paralysis.
- Avoid drinking caffeine type products before bedtime like alcohol, coffee, tea.
- Drink lots of water.
- Food to be taken fruits and vegetable, milk, cereal product.
- Take balance diet.
- A regular physical exercise for 30 min daily helps to a lot.