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Anyone else experience occasional sleep paralysis when dozing off on planes? It has happened to me 3 or 4 times this year and freaks me the f out

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Yes exactly. My mind wakes up and I feel like I can see what's going on around me, but I can't move my body at all. Mostly happens if my head is laying straight back on the seat (as opposed to turned to the side)

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Sounds like good sleepin to me! 👌🏾

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Happens to me fairly frequently but never on a plane. That would suck

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Only once in times of extreme stress during my Dad's surgery many years ago. I could sense there were people around me but for the life I couldn't wake up. Still remember the experience. Almost out of body in nature.

What is your situation OP? Try to think about what's going on before and after. Do you remember everything during the episode?

For me I remember trying to wake up the most. As if willing to sit myself up and only suceeding after 30 mins or so.

Yea it’s happened to me before

So this might be a physical issue. See a Dr right away OP! Physiological rather than Phychological

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