Sleep Paralysis

This short film gives a sense of how terrifying sleep paralysis can be

Paralys reenacts the moment a young woman falls asleep while watching a game show, only to experience sleep paralysis.<p>If you've never experienced …

Sleep Disorders

Sleep Paralysis, Visualized As A Horror Film, Reveals What It Truly Feels Like

Composite image by DesignTAXI. Background video screenshots via Is This It<p><b>If you’ve ever</b> been exposed to sleep paralysis, you might describe it as a …

Sleep Disorders

Study explains the sleep disorder Kendall Jenner suffers from; here's all you need to know

In a recent study, experts have identified stress and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as the main reasons for the condition.<p>Model and reality …

Health

Psychology Around the Net: December 9, 2017

Happy Saturday, Psych Central readers!<p>This week’s Psychology Around the Net takes a look at what <b>“self-care”</b> actually means for many people with …

Mental Health

Sleep Paralysis Is Linked to Stress (and Supernatural Beliefs)

Have you ever dozed off for a 30-minute nap and woken up with a demon perched on your chest, pinning you to your bed?<p>English folklore once dubbed …

Science

Narcolepsia - Síntomas y causas

Descripción general<p>La narcolepsia es un trastorno crónico del sueño que se caracteriza por somnolencia incontrolable durante el día y ataques de …

Sleep

Prevalence Rates of the Incubus Phenomenon: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Introduction<p>The incubus phenomenon is a paroxysmal sleep-related disorder, characterized by a feeling of pressure on the chest, while the sleeping …

Research

Humans Have Been Having the Same Nightmare for Thousands of Years

The demons of sleep paralysis live in our heads.<p>The future, straight to your inbox.<p>Waking up in the middle of the night to find your body frozen and …

Wellness

You're not alone—sleep paralysis affects a lot of people

Sleep paralysis is a pretty frightening yet common event affecting 7.6% of the general population, 28.3% of students, and 31.9% of psychiatric …

Sleep Disorders

This Is the Scientific Reason Why You Get a “Dead Arm” When You Sleep

It can happen pretty much in any lounge-worthy locations. You could be taking a brief siesta in a hammock, nodding off while watching a documentary …

Sleep

[WEB SITE] The Relationship Between Epilepsy and Sleep

Written by M C Walker, S M Sisodiya<p>Institute of Neurology, University College London, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, …

Sleep

Survey to Understand More About Sleep Paralysis

Have you ever found yourself paralyzed as you drift off to sleep or as you are waking up? During these moments of paralysis, did you experience …

Sleep Disorders

Sleep Paralysis, What is the cure?

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Martellus Bennett

Seeing Ghosts In Your Bedroom? It's Sleep Paralysis

Some people wake up briefly paralyzed, seeing ghosts, or feeling themselves hovering over their bodies. Here's what is probably going on.

Sleep Disorders

The week in radio and podcasts: All in the Mind; Impotential

Two troubling Radio 4 programmes examined the tricks your brain plays on you in your sleep and a problem particular to men<p><b>All in the Mind</b> (Radio 4) | iPlayer<b><br>Impotential</b> (Radio 4) | iPlayer<p>The mind and the body – it’s a dualism that we can’t escape, even on Radio 4. Particularly on Radio 4. <b>All in</b> …

Jackson Pollock

10 Halloween Horrors Come to Life

Photo Credit: Hulton Archive/Getty<p>Slide 1 of 21<p>Real-life Halloween horrors<p>Halloween is a ghoulish time of year, when people tell ghost stories about …

Science

Sleep Hallucinations - Overview and Facts

Sleep Hallucinations – Overview & Facts<p>Sleep related hallucinations are a parasomnia. A parasomnia involves undesired events that come along with …

Sleep

I Awoke but Couldn't Move. I Tried to Scream but Couldn't Even Do That.

The terrifying experience of sleep paralysis. by Katie HerzogIt was an otherwise normal morning. Like every other day, my clock radio came on and NPR …

Seattle

The Original ‘Nightmare’ Was a Demon That Sat on Your Chest and Suffocated You

Maere, mara, mahr, mahrt, mårt—by any name, it was and still is a terrifying visitor.<p>Nightmares, as we use the word today, are vivid, personal …

Culture

Tell Us About Your Most Terrifying Nightmare

What haunts your sleep?<p>If a night “mare” was originally a very specific type of frightening nocturnal visitor, today our nightmares are bad dreams, …

Culture

Episode 35: The Soul’s Midnight: On Ghosts and Sleep Paralysis

“Three in the morn. The soul’s midnight. The tide goes out, the soul ebbs. And a train arrives at an hour of despair…”<p>Constant Listeners, are you …

Sleep Disorders

Heard of sleep sex? Here are 7 mysterious things that happen when you are sleeping

A peaceful night's sleep is all you want after a tiring day. But, do you know that sometimes strange things occur during the time you are fast …

Wellness

Interview: Artist Finds Relief From Sleep Paralysis Through Fantastical Photography

From nightmares to waking dreams, photographer Samantha Goss uses her acute sleep paralysis as inspiration for a growing portfolio of surreal images. The creative endeavor is her way of coping with the terrifying episodes that are characterized by an inability to speak or move and are frequently …

Photography

Let's Talk About Sleep Paralysis: When You Wake Up and Can't Move

Do you ever wake from sleep and realize you can’t move your arms or legs, lift your head, or wiggle your fingers or toes? You're aware of your …

Sleep

The Neuroscience of Sleep Paralysis

<i>This article has previously been published on LinkedIn Pulse</i><p>Sleep paralysis is a condition in which a person awakens from sleep but is temporarily …

Sleep Disorders

Search Results | Brain

... (with a secondary peak in the fourth decade). EDS is usually the presenting symptom, but some patients also have associated features including …

Emotions

Daily 2 Cents: Large Pterodactyl Seen Near Chicago -- Winged Man Flying Over Six Flags America Amusement Park -- Pterosaur Observed West of Philadelphia

<b>Large Pterodactyl Seen Near Chicago</b><b><br>Large pterodactyl sighted 30 miles south of Chicago. Comment was posted on September 8, 2017 so the sighting would</b> …

UFOs

What Is Sleep Paralysis? 8 Facts About This Terrifying Phenomenon

Picture this: You're curled up in bed, light streaming through your windows, and you're ready to roll over and start your day—but for a few …

Sleep

Sunday Funnies

But she looks like a million bucks! [earlboykins]<p>Don't you dare judge me [nochillatall]<p>That sticky icky [shitmemesforshitteens]<p>My four moods [nochillatall]<p>This cat has a special bib for eating corn and I can't get a text back [weirdwideweb]<p>Worst Cooks in America is why I still have a television …

Sleep Disorders

Possessed | State of Mind

‘I feel my Spectre rising upon me! . . .<br>The Spectre is, in Giant Man; insane, and most deform’d’– William Blake The man squats on my chest. His palms …

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