Struggling with Sleep Paralysis? Learn How to Treat It

Sleep paralysis can be a completely terrifying experience for anyone who experiences it. An article in The New York Times even suggests that people who experience alien abductions are actually probably describing a sleep paralysis episode. That shows just how scary and “alien” it feels. If you deal with sleep paralysis, no doubt you can […]

Xanax and Sleep Paralysis: How Do They Affect Each Other?

If you currently take Xanax and are also experiencing sleep paralysis, you are probably wondering – is it the xanax causing the sleep paralysis? While the answer may not be as clear-cut as you may like, read on for some real information about what to do if you take Xanax and are also dealing with […]

What Contributes to Chronic Sleep Paralysis and What You Can Do

Muscle paralysis is a normal part of sleep, but we are usually unconscious when it occurs. When someone wakes up during this part of the sleep cycle, it is impossible to move. It may even be difficult for some people to breathe during these episodes. Occasional episodes pose no danger, but someone with chronic sleep […]

Looking for Sleep Paralysis Cures? Answer 10 Questions First

The sleep cycle consists of five separate stages of sleep that all produce different types of brain activity. During the rapid eye movement (REM) stage of sleep, there is a loss of skeletal muscle tone that renders you unable to move. Most people sleep right through this lack of mobility, but as many as four […]

7 Tips for Dealing with a Sleep Paralysis Seizure Disorder

Sleep paralysis is a condition that causes a person to wake up during the REM stage of sleep, when the skeletal muscles are naturally paralyzed. This is a scary experience for people who have never experienced a sleep paralysis episode, but it can also disrupt a person’s sleep patterns and cause daytime fatigue. Seizure is […]

Scary Sleep Paralysis Stories: Awake in a Nightmare

Surprisingly, not many people seem to know much about sleep paralysis—the sleep disorder characterized by a conscious experience of immobility while sleeping, often accompanied by terrifying visions of menacing entities. I hadn’t heard of the phenomenon myself until last summer, when I chanced into living with a roommate, who had recurring episodes of sleep paralysis. […]

Is Sleep Paralysis Dangerous?

If you’ve ever experienced sleep paralysis or even heard a story about someone who has, it might be easy to believe that sleep paralysis is a dangerous occurrence. For those who experience it, it can undoubtedly be a terrifying and undesirable state. On the other hand, some of those who understand sleep paralysis sometimes try […]

Sleep Paralysis: Symptoms, Types, and Effects Explained

Many people have heard of insomnia or sleepwalking, but not many know about a strange phenomenon known as sleep paralysis. This condition can be caused by one of several sleep disorders, but it can also be related to other medical conditions. If you have ever experienced sleep paralysis disorder, it may help you to learn […]