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Ever woken up, but couldn't move a muscle? You're not alone. It's called Sleep Paralysis and it can be really scary. Laci takes a look at what happens when this disconnect occurs between your brain and body.

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"Brain Chemicals That Cause Sleep Paralysis Discovered"

"During the most dream-filled phase of sleep, our muscles become paralyzed, preventing the body from acting out what's going on in the brain. "

"Ask the Brains: What Is Sleep Paralysis?"

"Psychologist Christopher French of Goldsmiths College in London explains: Attacks by demons, ghostly visitations and alien abductions: some people are certain they have experienced such paranormal events."

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    I decided to write my own stories about my sleep pyralisis  What is sleep pyralisis? Sleep...

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