Sleep Disorder

The Puzzling Phenomenon of Sleep Paralysis

photo of man sleeping on bed
It is a puzzling phenomenon, sleep paralysis. Puzzling in a sense that one may think it is of a supernatural nature. I have suffered from sleep paralysis in the past, and from time to time. The experience can be gripping, and yes, frightening. And often it leaves a feeling of distress and exhaustion the next day.  Sleep paralysis is a temporary inability to move or speak that occurs when you’re waking up or falling asleep. Many people who suffer from this condition are reluctant to talk about it.…