What Is It Called When You Feel Like Something Is Holding You Down While You Are Sleeping?
I can’t remember the name of it, but it has to do with the feeling of being held down in your bed and you can’t break loose or scream.
That happened to me last night and it is a terrifying experience.
I remember waking up and looking at my bedroom clock at three in the morning. I heard foot steps going across the floor and a bumping against the bedroom door. All of a sudden something was on me and pressing me down, but nothing was there. I tried to yell, but nothing would come out, or it seemed not to.
The next thing I knew I woke up screaming and realized it was a dream, but it was so real and it was so scary!
Asked by Nancy Abbott
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Sleep paralysis – Wikipedia
Sleep paralysis is when, during awakening or falling asleep, a person is aware but unable to move.
During an episode, one may hear, feel, or see things that are not there.
Sleep paralysis often results in fear.
Episodes generally last less than a couple of minutes.
Sleep Paralysis – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention
Sleep paralysis is a feeling of being conscious but unable to move.
It occurs when a person passes between stages of wakefulness and sleep.
During these transitions, you may be unable to move or speak for a few seconds up to a few minutes.
Some people may also feel pressure or a sense of choking.
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Sleep Paralysis: Night-mares, Nocebos, and the Mind-Body Connection (Studies in Medical Anthropology)
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