Sleep paralysis: the scariest seconds you can experience
Have you experienced it?
While falling asleep or waking up, your brain helps the muscles in your arms and legs relax. However, with sleep paralysis, you regain awareness but can’t move. This can be scary and cause significant distress. The good news is, however, that paralysis is only temporary and not a sign of a major medical issue. However, it's good to pinpoint the source of your symptoms, as addressing them can help you avoid future episodes.
In this gallery, you'll learn about the causes and symptoms of sleep paralysis and what one can do to lessen the risk of experiencing it. Click on for more.
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