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Afraid to Sleep
« on: February 05, 2014, 05:57:46 PM »
Has anyone ever experienced sleep paralysis?  If so do you find it increased around your period (women obviously).  I've had it on and off for a few years, sometimes worse than others.  I fear it and often am too scared to sleep.  Any insight will help.
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Re: Afraid to Sleep
« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2014, 06:05:58 PM »
I've had it a few times.  It's very scary.  Completely normal but very scary.

I do have weird things happen when I'm sleeping when it's near my period.  Hormones.
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Re: Afraid to Sleep
« Reply #2 on: February 06, 2014, 07:36:25 PM »
I've had it a dozen times before, its a very scary feeling - it almost feels like you're trapped inside your mind; unable to open your eyes or move your body at all. I think the worst part is when you finally get your body moving - your instinct is to fall back asleep because your body is just so tired but you refuse to because you're scared you'll slip into the paralysis again.

My best advice is that you can't be afraid to sleep, most of the time sleep paralysis is not a constant thing, you won't have it every night, probably not every week or month! Rest assured that most nights you're going to wake up both in body AND mind :)
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