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Sleep Paralysis: Is It Natural Or Spiritual? by manychallenges: 5:32pm On Aug 28, 2020
I first experienced it when I was so young, I think when I was just around 6 years old, it was few minutes after we finished vigil in church, yeah, I first experienced it right inside the church. I was just lying there conscious but I couldn't moved any parts of my body but after few seconds, I regained my freedom, and till now I haven't told anyone about it.

And since then, I've been experiencing sleep paralysis but not everyday, maybe once or twice in months, even sometimes weeks.

And I always felt someone or creature or spirit pinning me down, it always very difficult for me to do anything or move at all despite the fact that am awake, this ain't exaggeration, I always feels/felt someone pinning me down during the periods.

This morning own was something else, it was as if the someone is into me somehow, I slept on my side, and I felt someone pinning me down from back like aggressively cuddling me. It was horrified. My asshole is even doing me somehow or its just my mind playing trick. Only heard about spirit wife, is there gay spirit as well? embarassed

I don't sleep naked and am a male of 26. Is sleep paralysis normal or my own could be spiritual? Am a Christian but not "real" Christian like that, only go to church once awhile.

God should just have mercy on me, I've been going through a lot couple challenges and this is even least of them.

What do you think?

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Re: Sleep Paralysis: Is It Natural Or Spiritual? by yanabasee1(m): 5:33pm On Aug 28, 2020
Very normal thing....

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Re: Sleep Paralysis: Is It Natural Or Spiritual? by thesicilian: 5:40pm On Aug 28, 2020
There's nothing spiritual about sleep paralysis. I've had it so many times that I no longer have any anxiety when it comes.

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Re: Sleep Paralysis: Is It Natural Or Spiritual? by Issiijay(m): 5:49pm On Aug 28, 2020
This happened to me, but it's been a while.
Tbh, in my own understanding cos my dad is a pastor, it's actually spiritual. Tf, why would demons or witchcraft hold n pin me down , my whole body go numb

The biggest part is my voice gets taken or seized, cos at that moment when I wanna shout mom or dad, I find it hard to let out a faint voice.

Well in the normal non spiritual world, it could actually be natural or supernatural involving the spiritual. It's just complicated n confusing

But it's just really ain't a good stuff, yeah pray bout it.

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Re: Sleep Paralysis: Is It Natural Or Spiritual? by manychallenges: 5:50pm On Aug 28, 2020
thesicilian:
There's nothing spiritual about sleep paralysis. I've had it so many times that I no longer have any anxiety when it comes.
I don't also have any anxiety over it anymore but just that this morning own was just too real and somehow..

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Re: Sleep Paralysis: Is It Natural Or Spiritual? by Jahzrockballer(m): 10:08pm On Aug 29, 2020
Just passing
Re: Sleep Paralysis: Is It Natural Or Spiritual? by dulux07(m): 10:08pm On Aug 29, 2020
Natural
Re: Sleep Paralysis: Is It Natural Or Spiritual? by Kalatium(m): 10:08pm On Aug 29, 2020
Its natural not spiritual

Sleep researchers conclude that, in most cases, sleep paralysis is simply a sign that your body is not moving smoothly through the stages of sleep . Rarely is sleep paralysis linked to deep underlying psychiatric problems.

Over the centuries, symptoms of sleep paralysis have been described in many ways and often attributed to an "evil" presence: unseen night demons in ancient times, the old hag in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet , and alien abductors. Almost every culture throughout history has had stories of shadowy evil creatures that terrify helpless humans at night.

People have long sought explanations for this mysterious sleep -time paralysis and the accompanying feelings of terror.

However, Sleep paralysis is a feeling of being conscious but unable to move. It occurs when a person passes between stages of wakefulness and sleep.

During these transitions, you may be unable to move or speak for a few seconds up to a few minutes. Some people may also feel pressure or a sense of choking.

Sleep paralysis may accompany other sleep disorders such as narcolepsy. Narcolepsy is an overpowering need to sleep caused by a problem with the brain's ability to regulate sleep.

As you can see it is a natural phenomena

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Re: Sleep Paralysis: Is It Natural Or Spiritual? by Activist001(m): 10:08pm On Aug 29, 2020
Africans tag everything as spiritual no wonder the continent is so backwards..

What have you achieved that someone wants to "pin you down"? undecided

Anyways, see a doctor if your having that often. We are not health experts here.

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Re: Sleep Paralysis: Is It Natural Or Spiritual? by KingAzubuike(f): 10:09pm On Aug 29, 2020
There's nothing spiritual about sleep paralysis. There's nothing like juju or jazz... There's nothing like demons. These are all myths, they are folktales

As for sleep paralysis, during the deepest phase of sleep which is REM, a neurotransmitter called glycine is released limit the body's motor function and render muscles immobile.

As for the sensation of something sitting on your chest which y'all tag as demons, that’s usually because of the way breathing is regulated in REM sleep. Because the neurotransmitter has been limiting your diaphragm to rhythmic, shallow breaths, you might feel like you can’t breathe deeply... laboured breathing which may seem as though something is pressing down and keeping your lungs from filling up with air. Unfortunately all these church people will say it's demons sitting on your chest.

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Re: Sleep Paralysis: Is It Natural Or Spiritual? by momodub: 10:09pm On Aug 29, 2020
Natural
Re: Sleep Paralysis: Is It Natural Or Spiritual? by kingxsamz(m): 10:09pm On Aug 29, 2020
Completely natural. grin
It's stuff like this that makes people wake up at midnight to shout "holy ghost fire", "any evil arrow", "any spirit husband", "any marine kingdom". Mean while na just sleep paralysis dey do you. grin

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Re: Sleep Paralysis: Is It Natural Or Spiritual? by TooMuchStuff: 10:09pm On Aug 29, 2020
It's spiritual .....!

It's an exercise that implies the invasion of higher frequency vibration of invisible entity to the space of another person of lower frequency during the period of vulnerability.

Witches, demons, ghosts and beasts of darkness with magical powers are the common spiritual entities that cause sleep paralysis

It's deep.

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Re: Sleep Paralysis: Is It Natural Or Spiritual? by Slawormir: 10:09pm On Aug 29, 2020
Damnnnnn niggarrr
Only pussy asss niggarrrs Will say sleep paralysis is an attribute or rather as a result of Spiritism, necromancy, mysticism, wizardry, occultism, diabolism, spiritual telepathic transmission, clairvoyance and extrasensory perception

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Re: Sleep Paralysis: Is It Natural Or Spiritual? by TheSERAPH: 10:09pm On Aug 29, 2020
the spiritual controls the physical

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Re: Sleep Paralysis: Is It Natural Or Spiritual? by starbuck(f): 10:09pm On Aug 29, 2020
This is the 1001th time we treating this topic here undecided undecided

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Re: Sleep Paralysis: Is It Natural Or Spiritual? by jamex93(m): 10:09pm On Aug 29, 2020
It's supposed to be natural

But village ppl done dey use am

So e done get K leg

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Re: Sleep Paralysis: Is It Natural Or Spiritual? by noble2faith(m): 10:09pm On Aug 29, 2020
Lemme go Righteousness 89

Beware! Things Are Getting Tough These Days! Strange Things Are Happening! The Son of Man Will Soon Appear! Where Will You Spend Your Eternity?! Imagine If The Young Man Had Died In His Sleep When Experiencing Sleep Paralysis, It Would Be Him and His Deeds In The Presence of The Judge of All Judges. Repent Now and Give Your Life To Christ!

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Re: Sleep Paralysis: Is It Natural Or Spiritual? by shegzhkn: 10:09pm On Aug 29, 2020
Don't think so.
Re: Sleep Paralysis: Is It Natural Or Spiritual? by socialmediaman: 10:10pm On Aug 29, 2020

What Can I Do About Sleep Paralysis?

There's no need to fear nighttime demons or alien abductors. If you have occasional sleep paralysis, you can take steps at home to control this disorder. Start by making sure you get enough sleep. Do what you can to relieve stress in your life -- especially just before bedtime. Try new sleeping positions if you sleep on your back. And be sure to see your doctor if sleep paralysis routinely prevents you from getting a good night's sleep.

https://www.webmd.com/sleep-disorders/sleep-paralysis

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Re: Sleep Paralysis: Is It Natural Or Spiritual? by Slurity(m): 10:10pm On Aug 29, 2020
I WILL GIVE YOU AN ASSIGNMENT THAT WILL ANSWER YOUR QUESTION. FROM NOW ON, MAKE SURE YOUR ROOM DOOR HAS A DOOR CURTAIN AND ALWAYS SLEEP FACING THE CURTAIN. NEST TIME YOUR FEEL HAVE SLEEP PARALYSIS AS YOU CALL IT AND IMMEDIATELY YOU STRUGGLE TO WAKE UP JUST LOOK STRAIGHT TO THE DOOR CURTAIN AND NEVER BLINK YOUR EYES. YOU WILL SEE THE SPIRIT LEAVING THE ROOM WITH A PUSH ASIDE SIGN ON THE CURTAIN AS IF SOMEONE IS LEAVING THE ROOM. NOTE THAT THE CURTAIN WILL PULL ASIDE OR OUTSIDE. KINDLY NOTE THAT THE PERSON THAT IS DOING THE EVIL PLAY WITH YOU IS ALSO SLEEPING SOMEWHERE NOT FAR FROM YOUR HOUSE. There are some sleeping position that make your body assessible by the spirit. Dont sleep facing up directly, dont sleep with your hands cross behind your head and dont cross your led while you sleep. IT IS A DEEP SPIRITUAL MANIPULATION. PRAY AGAINST IT. SHALLOM!

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Re: Sleep Paralysis: Is It Natural Or Spiritual? by toffyz(m): 10:10pm On Aug 29, 2020
I think it's spiritual. Seek spiritual help from your pastor.

You can as well pray over it yourself.

”He who wears the shoe knows where it pinches ”

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Re: Sleep Paralysis: Is It Natural Or Spiritual? by CAPSLOCKED: 10:10pm On Aug 29, 2020
WHEN I EXPERIENCE THIS I CALMLY WAIT FOR IT TO PASS BECAUSE I KNOW THAT IT'S COMPLETELY NATURAL, AND THERE ARE NO WITCHES AFTER MY ALREADY UNFORTUNATE LIFE.

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Re: Sleep Paralysis: Is It Natural Or Spiritual? by xcelentattitude(m): 10:10pm On Aug 29, 2020
It's very spiritual

However, I have observed that the few times it ever happened to me, I was sleeping facing up.

If you fire-rize yourself, the harassment will stop.

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Re: Sleep Paralysis: Is It Natural Or Spiritual? by sylve11: 10:10pm On Aug 29, 2020
Sleep Paralysis is A temporary inability to move or speak while falling asleep or upon waking.
Sleep paralysis most often occurs in people who have narcolepsy or sleep apnoea, but it can affect anyone.
Episodes involve not being able to speak or move while falling asleep or upon waking. This usually lasts one or two minutes and is often frightening.
The main treatment is improved sleep habits (sleep hygiene) including going to bed at the same time every night, ensuring a comfortable sleep environment free of distractions and avoiding caffeine before sleeping. cool

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Re: Sleep Paralysis: Is It Natural Or Spiritual? by sanmtiago(m): 10:10pm On Aug 29, 2020
F

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Re: Sleep Paralysis: Is It Natural Or Spiritual? by Goldenheart(m): 10:10pm On Aug 29, 2020
Sleep paralysis explained to 8 years old

Lets use a switch as an example.

If you flip the switch up, it means you are awake
If you flip the switch down, you are in dream land
But when the switch is stuck at the middle.. thats when you experience this phenomenon.


The key to snapping out of sleep paralysis is to always go with the flow. angry

Stop being scared!

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Re: Sleep Paralysis: Is It Natural Or Spiritual? by harsysky(m): 10:10pm On Aug 29, 2020
why don't I experience it while lying on my belly? It comes mostly when I lie on my back. I just don't enjoy the experience.

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Re: Sleep Paralysis: Is It Natural Or Spiritual? by praiseoski(m): 10:11pm On Aug 29, 2020
It is definitely spiritual, the work of an "incubus" attacking your life.... You have to tackle it spiritually as such spirits tend to be quite agressive.... People who experience such always have lots of problems in life, they find it hard keeping a relationship talk more or less getting married.

Go n seek deliverance in a "Bible beleiving church"

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Re: Sleep Paralysis: Is It Natural Or Spiritual? by jawalis(m): 10:11pm On Aug 29, 2020
Hih
Re: Sleep Paralysis: Is It Natural Or Spiritual? by Goldenheart(m): 10:11pm On Aug 29, 2020
starbuck:
This is the 1001th time we treating this topic here undecided undecided

I tire o

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Re: Sleep Paralysis: Is It Natural Or Spiritual? by SAMBHOSS(m): 10:11pm On Aug 29, 2020
well, I really don't know about this but there was actually a time I watched myself sleep. I was sleeping, then all of a sudden, I woke up but I still saw myself sleepingcheesycheesy. But as a Christian, I'd advise you to pray and break the stronghold of any oppressing spirit. that's all. it's up to you sha

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