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Sleep paralysis, between scientific explanations and paranormal beliefs

“I am fully awake, I know I’m not sleeping and yet I am completely unable to move. My arms and legs feel like lead, I keep commanding them to start moving, but they will not obey me and this sense of helplessness scares me to death! What disease is this? Am I possessed or what? Not at all, sleep experts reassure us: it is neither an actual disease, nor a demonic attack or an alien intrusion, as has been claimed [...]