Imagine waking up to find you can’t move a muscle. It’s dark, but you’re sure you feel a presence in the room, hovering near your bed — or perhaps sitting on your chest, crushing the breath out of you?
Sleep paralysis is a feeling of being conscious but unable to move. It occurs when a person passes between stages of wakefulness and sleep.
Here are few things you need to know about sleep paralysis,
It’s way more complicated than a nightmare
It happens when you are sleeping or waking up
You can’t just wake yourself up
It feel kind of like you woke dead
People have blamed sleep paralysis on everything from UFO to witches