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Sleep Paralysis: A Clear Case Of Demonic Visitation ? by EmperorLee(m): 7:07am On Oct 31, 2017
I believe we have all at one point experienced or atleast heard of cases where someone had an episode of Sleep paralysis, but for the sake of those who have not heard of it before. Sleep paralysis is when, during awakening or falling asleep, one is aware but unable to move. During an episode, one may hear, feel, or see things that are not there. It often results in fear. Episodes generally last less than a couple of minutes. Although, science claims that it can be caused by sleep disorders such as narcolepsy among others. Another likely cause is parasomnia resulting from dysfunctional overlap of the REM and waking stages of sleep.

If you still want to know more details about Sleep paralysis, please go ahead and do some research. (Or contact me behind the thread, lol)

Now to the main issue. In as much as science always try to prove everything is science, the cause of Sleep paralysis could not or has not been concretely identified. Some researchers even found a way to relate the cause to the case of a demonic visitation, which indeed is the testimony of most people who have experienced sleep paralysis, including MYSELF.


When Michael Breus (Ph.D., clinical psychologist and fellow of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine) was interviewed by Buzzfeed about Sleep paralysis. These are some of the things that he said and also some things to know about Sleep paralysis.


● It feels kind of like you woke up dead.

"Most patients say the same thing to describe sleep paralysis: that it feels like you woke up dead. You know that your mind is awake and your body is not — so you are trapped, essentially"

Re: Sleep Paralysis: A Clear Case Of Demonic Visitation ? by EmperorLee(m): 7:12am On Oct 31, 2017
● Sleep paralysis can involve hallucinations.

Unlike the visuals in nightmares or lucid dreams, which occur when the eyes are closed in REM sleep, these hallucinations occur in the state between sleeping and waking when the mind is alert and the eyes are open. True visual and auditory hallucinations during sleep paralysis are relatively rare, according to Breus, but many patients report feeling an undeniably strange or scary presence in the room.

Plus, sleep paralysis is just super frightening to begin with, so it often triggers a panicked response with increased heart rate. "People freak out because they can not move, and it is this extreme anxiety which causes people to be very fearful of their surroundings"

Re: Sleep Paralysis: A Clear Case Of Demonic Visitation ? by EmperorLee(m): 7:13am On Oct 31, 2017
● Seriously, people have been trying to explain this weird phenomenon for centuries.

Accounts of sleep paralysis can be found in Persian medical texts dating back to the 10th century. The first clinical observation was made by a Dutch physician in 1664 who diagnosed a 50-year-old woman with "Night-Mare" It was believed to be caused by demons or spiritual possession until the 19th century, when it was termed "sleep palsy"and eventually "sleep paralysis" in medical texts

Re: Sleep Paralysis: A Clear Case Of Demonic Visitation ? by EmperorLee(m): 7:13am On Oct 31, 2017
● It probably explains whatever is going on in this very famous Renaissance painting.

Swiss painter Henry Fuseli's painting is said to be inspired by supernatural dream experiences and the growing interest in sleep paralysis among doctors at the time. This creepy little gremlin could also represent the sensation of chest pressure...or it could be argued that he is just trying to get it in with this sleeping damsel.

Re: Sleep Paralysis: A Clear Case Of Demonic Visitation ? by EmperorLee(m): 7:22am On Oct 31, 2017
● But really, there is no definitive cause.

Stress, depression, certain prescription medications, and, more recently, an inheritedgene have all been linked to sleep paralysis, Breus tells us. But while research shows associations, there is no clear cause of sleep paralysis, which is obviously super frustrating for anyone going through this.

We do know that sleep paralysis can either occur on its own as an isolated incident, or it can be a symptom of other sleep disorders, such as narcolepsy. And there is no explanation for why it might happen every other day or just every once in a while.



So now, to the question of the day. Do you think Sleep paralysis is a clear case of demonic attack or just a normal sleep disorder ? If you have experienced episode of Sleep paralysis, please share your story with us


PS: I just had one, it was scary AF

Re: Sleep Paralysis: A Clear Case Of Demonic Visitation ? by EmperorLee(m): 7:22am On Oct 31, 2017
Source: Wikipedia, Buzzfeed.com.

Dominique sorry for invading your territory, not sure if it's the right section. If it's not, Lalasticlala or Mynd44 should help me transport it to the right one cheesy
Re: Sleep Paralysis: A Clear Case Of Demonic Visitation ? by Mariinee(f): 6:57am On Nov 05, 2017
Demonic visitation keh? shocked
Emperorlee...please come. This thing happens to me sometimes oh. I will be awake in my mind and I won't be able to move or talk.
Sometimes, I will be thinking it's because I'm about to die so I will be reciting the Shahadah in my mind.

Is it a bad thing?
Re: Sleep Paralysis: A Clear Case Of Demonic Visitation ? by EmperorLee(m): 7:05am On Nov 05, 2017
Mariinee:
Demonic visitation keh? shocked
Emperorlee...please come. This thing happens to me sometimes oh. I will be awake in my mind and I won't be able to move or talk.
Sometimes, I will be thinking it's because I'm about to die so I will be reciting the Shahadah in my mind.

Is it a bad thing?


Isn't that a bad thing ? sad. That thing scares the hell out of me menh grin
Re: Sleep Paralysis: A Clear Case Of Demonic Visitation ? by Mariinee(f): 7:07am On Nov 05, 2017
EmperorLee:



Isn't that a bad thing ? sad. That thing scares the hell out of me menh grin
Lool. grin

It happens to you too? It's giving me the chills now.
Re: Sleep Paralysis: A Clear Case Of Demonic Visitation ? by Nobody: 7:08am On Nov 05, 2017
EmperorLee:



Isn't that a bad thing ? sad. That thing scares the hell out of me menh grin
Are you a muslim or christian? Good morning
Re: Sleep Paralysis: A Clear Case Of Demonic Visitation ? by EmperorLee(m): 7:11am On Nov 05, 2017
Mariinee:
Lool. grin

It happens to you too? It's giving me the chills now.


Yeah, it happened to me the very day i opened this thread, creating the thread was my way out as i couldn't dare to sleep again grin


Hahaha i bet they gon come visiting you this night, brace yourself grin
Re: Sleep Paralysis: A Clear Case Of Demonic Visitation ? by EmperorLee(m): 7:12am On Nov 05, 2017
Pynkylypz:
Are you a muslim or christian? Good morning


I am a Christian, why do you ask ?

Good morning darling, how was your night ? wink
Re: Sleep Paralysis: A Clear Case Of Demonic Visitation ? by Nobody: 7:14am On Nov 05, 2017
EmperorLee:


I am a Christian, why do you ask ?
Good morning darling, how was your night ? wink
Okay... My night was splendid.. Yours??
Re: Sleep Paralysis: A Clear Case Of Demonic Visitation ? by Mariinee(f): 7:14am On Nov 05, 2017
EmperorLee:



Yeah, it happened to me the very day i opened this thread, creating the thread was my way out as i couldn't dare to sleep again grin


Hahaha i bet they gon come visiting you this night, brace yourself grin


Fear fear.cheesy grin

They should come nah. I will sleep with my Quran. kiss kiss

That thing can scare sha, the only thing I start doing when it happens is to pray I don't go to Hell. cry
Re: Sleep Paralysis: A Clear Case Of Demonic Visitation ? by EmperorLee(m): 7:18am On Nov 05, 2017
Mariinee:
Fear fear.cheesy grin

They should come nah. I will sleep with my Quran. kiss kiss

That thing can scare sha, the only thing I start doing when it happens is to pray I don't go to Hell. cry


Lmao

It has happened to me a lot of times, i have learnt to just wait it out when it's happening but then, it still scares me AF.

You really think it's demonic visitation too ?
Re: Sleep Paralysis: A Clear Case Of Demonic Visitation ? by EmperorLee(m): 7:19am On Nov 05, 2017
Pynkylypz:
Okay...
My night was splendid.. Yours??


Err, you skipped the "Why do you ask" part.

Mine was chilled, no sleep paralysis. Lol

Church today? Or are you a muslim ?
Re: Sleep Paralysis: A Clear Case Of Demonic Visitation ? by Mariinee(f): 7:22am On Nov 05, 2017
EmperorLee:



Lmao

It has happened to me a lot of times, i have learnt to just wait it out when it's happening but then, it still scares me AF.

You really think it's demonic visitation too ?
I don't know... I haven't even thought about it before.

I will ask my hustaz.
Re: Sleep Paralysis: A Clear Case Of Demonic Visitation ? by EmperorLee(m): 7:26am On Nov 05, 2017
Mariinee:
I don't know... I haven't even thought about it before.

I will ask my hustaz.


What is Hustaz undecided
Re: Sleep Paralysis: A Clear Case Of Demonic Visitation ? by Nobody: 7:29am On Nov 05, 2017
EmperorLee:


Err, you skipped the "Why do you ask" part.
Mine was chilled, no sleep paralysis. Lol
Church today? Or are you a muslim ?
Alright.. A muslim.. I just ask. Lol
Re: Sleep Paralysis: A Clear Case Of Demonic Visitation ? by EmperorLee(m): 7:32am On Nov 05, 2017
Pynkylypz:
Alright.. A muslim..
I just ask. Lol


Ohhh. I hope that didn't blow my chances of getting that poisonous kiss tho ?

I for like see your picture sha, your lips in PARTICULA. If you don't mind sad
Re: Sleep Paralysis: A Clear Case Of Demonic Visitation ? by Nobody: 7:39am On Nov 05, 2017
EmperorLee:



Ohhh. I hope that didn't blow my chances of getting that poisonous kiss tho ?

I for like see your picture sha, your lips in PARTICULA. If you don't mind sad
See my picture? How?
Re: Sleep Paralysis: A Clear Case Of Demonic Visitation ? by EmperorLee(m): 7:42am On Nov 05, 2017
Pynkylypz:
See my picture? How?


Don't know, maybe like put it up on your profile here for couple of minutes or any other means possible smiley
Re: Sleep Paralysis: A Clear Case Of Demonic Visitation ? by Nobody: 7:46am On Nov 05, 2017
EmperorLee:



Don't know, maybe like put it up on your profile here for couple of minutes or any other means possible smiley
Jeez!! I can never put it up here.. Not even for a minute.
Re: Sleep Paralysis: A Clear Case Of Demonic Visitation ? by EmperorLee(m): 7:55am On Nov 05, 2017
Pynkylypz:
Jeez!! I can never put it up here.. Not even for a minute.

Hahaha why does it seem like you are scared of something ? Is it the crazy romancelanders that you are so scared of ? grin
Re: Sleep Paralysis: A Clear Case Of Demonic Visitation ? by Nobody: 7:58am On Nov 05, 2017
EmperorLee:


Hahaha why does it seem like you are scared of something ? Is it the crazy romancelanders that you are so scared of ? grin
I am scared of no one... Just a personal reason
Re: Sleep Paralysis: A Clear Case Of Demonic Visitation ? by EmperorLee(m): 8:02am On Nov 05, 2017
Pynkylypz:
I am scared of no one... Just a personal reason

Ohh, personal reasons respected then cool
Re: Sleep Paralysis: A Clear Case Of Demonic Visitation ? by Nobody: 8:06am On Nov 05, 2017
EmperorLee:

Ohh, personal reasons respected then cool
Alright.. Thanks

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