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The Buzzing And Flashes Of Light During Sleep Paralysis

I think I've had sleep paralysis

It recently happened when I took a long nap a couple of hours before I was actually going to bed. But when I actually went to bed after the nap, it all happened to me. I was about to fall asleep where I could already hear a quiet ringing noise. I tried ignoring it and thought it was just me focusing on the sound too much. I eventually had a weird dream where I was walking towards a flight of furry stairs in a mall with people dressed in fur costumes who hid on the steps to surprise the people walking up them. One man in a fur costume brought me down to one of the steps and hugged me tightly from behind and made my body really warm and numb, especially my back (Weird dream, I know lol). I thought I was having heat stroke for goodness sake! That's when I woke up from the dream normally...or that's what I thought.

I thought my back was just warm from the bed I was sleeping in but then I suddenly felt a warm and paralyzed sensation throughout my body and the buzzing was back on full power and started to REALLY ring in my brain and that's when my eyes felt like they were blinking rapidly. It was like my eyes were staring into a flashing light in the ceiling above me. I seriously thought I had a seizure in the middle of the night...I just gave in and felt like letting it happen to me and exhaled deeply which made my body feel extremely relaxed and paralyzed which stopped the "seizure" which only lasted a couple of seconds. I would just lay in bed and realize the numbness of my body and a couple or seconds later I would be able to move again.

Reading the other stories on here about feeling paralyzed and seeing hallucinations is starting to freak me out. I'm not sure if it is SP but after finding out that I relate to some of the stories here, I feel less alone about it.

I told my friends about it in school today but I have a feeling they think I'm messed up in bed or something...which was kind of embarrassing haha but...I hope this isn't harmful :(

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