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The normal paralysis of the body that occurs during REM sleep.
A situation where a person is not fully awake, and although conscious of their surroundings, unable to move or speak, often accompanied by feelings of terror.
I also felt myself going into the sleep paralysis state - which I don't like.. .
Dr. Gélineau also connected the symptoms of excessive daytime sleepiness, cataplexy, and sleep paralysis as symptoms of one specific disorder.
A person who does not encounter this sleep paralysis - or who only encounters it intermittently - may have an REM sleep disorder.
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