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Electric Shocks While Sleeping?

by Wade Holler
(Salem, Ma.)

I get paralyzed but I am conscious of my surroundings while I'm asleep, this is followed by a very real and painful sense of electrocution, which typically lasts until it seems like I pass out, and it concludes with terror shear terror. I often try to scream and flail about but even if someone is sleeping right next to me they never even notice. The only living thing that has seemed to notice was a friend of mines dog who was growling at me when I woke up once. These episodes have been happening for about 18 years now and I cant seem to figure out what they are, or if anyone else has had them. Anyone know what the hell that's about or have similar experiences? It is important to note here that I don't drink or use drugs and it has been over 4 years since i have.

Kevin: Hey Wade, you'll want to read up on sleep paralysis, it sounds like. It's actually pretty common, and there are hundreds of stories about it on this site.


(Please keep in mind that I am a student of sleep science and not a medical doctor. Please take any thoughts I give with my background in mind.)

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Apr 24, 2014
Painful Sleep Paralysis NEW
by: Anonymous

I've had the same too! When I first started experiencing sleep paralysis, which was like 10 years ago, it was the typical can't move but can see everything around me type. It came to a point where I'd hear voices or see "ghosts". It was terrifying! After that episode all my sleep paralysis experience has been the same. I get electricuted on my left flank. It's very uncomfortable. And when I try to move it "electricutes" me more and I can't breathe. I'm used to it already (thats how often it happens) but I just don't want to experience it anymore. I'm tired

Aug 20, 2014
sleep paralyisis NEW
by: Anonymous

If you want know the truth start researching alien and gov abductions, get protection.

Mar 07, 2016
Sleep Paralysis NEW
by: Anonymous

I got one episode this morning and I hate them when they happen. First I tend to hear something like a tap or shuffle and then it happens. I told my Soul to be strong and being religious asked God to send the devil away from me. What was distinct was the confused thoughts I had when I woke up mixing up God for Sa*Tan. I thought this was how evil entities download evil thoughts in good people.. just my thoughts

Apr 29, 2017
Sleep parallysis NEW
by: Anonymous

I just had a sleep paralysis happen to me. I first felt electric shook going thru my body then I couldn't move or open my eyes. My eyes feel like they are glued shut. I keep trying to open my eyes but I can't open them. I then must have been like dreaming I felt like I got up and I feel to the floor. I felt like I was trying to tell my daughter that I couldn't move or open my eyes. Then in a while I was able to open my eyes and I could move again this is so scary to me I hate when it happens. I wish they knew what causes this the worst part is when I can't open my eyes.

Dec 10, 2017
Sleep shock NEW
by: Anonymous

My dream was just to make it brief 4 consecutive times I fell asleep within no aparent time span and as I’m trying to reach someone in my dream someone cuts me off and electro shocks me awake like if the person on the dream had a defebrealator everytime the same way like on movies in the ER but with the guys hands I have read that’s the body signaling you that something is wrong but I find it weird

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