Sleep Paralysis

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 …

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... to an emotional stimulus), sleep paralysis, <b>hypnogogic</b> or hypnopompic <b>hallucinations</b> and disrupted nocturnal sleep. The daytime sleepiness often …

Sleep Disorders

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 …

Wellness

The Most Bone-Chilling Horror Movies Streaming Now On Netflix

Though dramas are gripping and comedies are fun, odds are, you feel most <i>alive</i> while watching a horror movie. Your brain and body react in tandem, creating a visceral cinematic experience. Watching a good horror film feels a bit something like this: “On your mark. Get set. Scream!” Each moment, …

Horror Movies

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 …

Great Books

Sleep Paralysis Prevention With Feng Shui

I’ve been battling sleep paralysis since I was a teenager. I was 14 or 15 when I had my first episode. I’m not sure exactly because at that time, I …

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Watch a deleted scene from sleep paralysis horror film Dead Awake

In the new horror film <i>Dead Awake</i>, the always watchable Jocelin Donahue from <i>The House of the Devil</i> plays a straight-laced social worker who finds herself plunged into a world of supernatural terror while investigating a series of mysterious deaths. Each victim suffered from a chilling condition …

Entertainment

What your dreams are trying to tell you, according to a sleep expert

Vivid, bizarre and emotional dreams are not unusual for most people. But what do they mean?<p>People have tried to interpret dreams long before Sigmund …

Sleep

Sleep Paralysis Spectacular – The Paranormal Podcast 494

Sleep paralysis is the topic on this Paranormal Podcast episode.Ryan Hurd joins us for part one and talks about being an experiencer, author and …

Sleep Disorders

Techly Explains: What is sleep paralysis and can it be cured?

When we sleep, our bodies have a nifty trick for keeping us out of trouble. To stop us from taking a stroll out a window or doing some risky “sleep …

Sleep Disorders

Eternal Nightmare: Sleep Paralysis Found to be Linked to Traumatic Experiences and Stress

Sleep paralysis is a well-known syndrome where, usually during the the transition into and out of sleep, the muscles of the body become paralysed, …

Sleep Disorders

A sleep expert reveals what your dreams might be trying to tell you

Vivid, bizarre and emotional dreams are not unusual for most people. But what do they mean?<p>Last night my husband woke up and reported a bizarre dream.<p>…

Sleep Disorders

Phantom Attack in the Night: Incubus and Succubus

Are some people more susceptible to incubus and succubus attacks?<p>"I was reading an article about the incubus and succubus having sex with people …

Sleep Disorders

7 Major Questions (and Answers) About Dreaming

Dreaming is a strange and mysterious process — one that scientists don’t fully understand. Let’s take a closer look at the stuff of which dreams are …

The Brain

Sleep Paralysis Horror 'Dead Awake' Now on Home Video - Bloody Disgusting

From the creator of <i>Final Destination</i> (<b>Jeffrey Reddick</b>), FilmRise’s <b>Dead Awake</b>, the supernatural horror feature based on Sleep Paralysis, an actual …

Horror Movies

Sleep Paralysis is Your Nightmare Come True

Has this ever happened to you? You’re sleeping and then you suddenly wake up. Your eyes are open but you can’t seem to move your body and your …

Sleep Disorders

A Narcoleptic Artist Draws His Apocalyptic Sleep Paralysis Visions in Ink

Rebis Abolar wants to change the way narcolepsy is perceived in popular culture.<p>Rebis Abolar sleeps with a pencil and paper next to his bed. Through his materials, he seizes visions that appear to him in the throes of sleep paralysis, a symptom of the narcolepsy he says he was diagnosed with in …

Sleep

Narcoleptic Artist Paints Eerie Visions From Sleep Paralysis

"It's like there's some deeply hidden ethereal truth we can see when we're asleep," Rebis Said when reached for comment, "But it's communicated to us …

Sleep Disorders

Who Knew There Were So Many Types of Sleep Disorders?

Sleep is considered one of the three pillars of good health, along with exercise and eating healthy foods, and they can all have a profound impact on …

Sleep

The 7 Scariest Documentaries to Stream on Netflix

True crime and narrative re-creation alike.<p>Horror movies are great and all, but <i>true</i> horror movies are just that much better. Some truly terrifying …

Documentaries

Artist Photographs His Nightmares

Photographer Nicolas Bruno suffers from sleep paralysis, a condition where a person experiences the inability to move or to speak during waking or …

Photography

Between Realms, A Powerful Photo Series Capturing the Absolute Terror of Sleep Paralysis

A post shared by Nicolas Bruno (@nicolasbruno) on Jun 29, 2016 at 9:21am PDT<p>Nicolas Bruno, a photographer in Northport, Long Island, channeled his …

Sleep Disorders

This Artist Captures the Nightmare of Sleep Paralysis in Haunting Photos

Fine art photographer Nicolas Bruno has suffered from the terrifying condition known as sleep paralysis for 10 years. Therapy for the condition …

Photography

One artist copes with sleep paralysis by casting himself in nightmarish photos

Vice's Creators Project recently sat down with Nicolas Bruno, an artist who experiences frequent episodes of sleep paralysis in which vivid …

Photography

Neuroscience Explanations For ‘Alien Abduction’ Aren’t So Out of This World

Researchers provide more real, scientific explanations as to why some people are convinced they have experienced alien encounters.The post …

UFOs

Sleep Paralysis Inspired This Artist to Photograph His Nightmares

For years, artist Nicolas Bruno has suffered from sleep paralysis, a terrifying condition in which he is paralyzed while experiencing vivid …

Portrait Photography

Review: Dead Awake, laid to rest

Sleep paralysis has become a very popular storytelling device because the real-life phenomenon is so frightening that it practically writes …

Sleep Disorders

Endometriosis: The common condition which usually takes women 10 doctors visits before being diagnosed

Endometriosis is described as a “common” condition by the NHS. It affects roughly one in 10 women of reproductive age in the UK. However, despite …

Women's Health

​THE PHENOMENON OF SLEEP PARALYSIS

Over centuries and across continents sleep paralysis has been perceived as the presence of an evil force that seems to attack someone falling asleep …

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New trailer for sleep paralysis horror Be Afraid

With just under a month to go until its US release, a trailer has arrived online for the upcoming sleep paralysis horror <b>Be Afraid</b>. Directed by Drew …

Sleep Disorders