WONDER #2813: Do You Have Sleep Paralysis?

Question 1 of 3

According to this Wonder, which of the following is NOT something a person with sleep paralysis experiences?

  1. out-of-body experiences
  2. feeling of flying
  3. extreme increase of appetite
  4. perception of a dangerous person or presence

Question 2 of 3

The loss of muscle control is called what?

  1. REM cycle
  2. atonia
  3. hallucination
  4. insomnia

Question 3 of 3

To reduce the occurrence of sleep paralysis, doctors often recommend which of the following?

  1. avoiding blue light before bed
  2. sleeping in a cooled room
  3. avoiding caffeine
  4. all of the above

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