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One of the main causes and reasons for sleep paralysis is that the brain is not moving smoothly between the stages of sleep. Very rarely is the sleep paralysis linked to any psychiatric problems.

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It's not happening only with teenagers. I have explained it in a video. watch this here. The Nightmare of Sleep Paralysis: Trapped in Darkness: youtu.be/8kOBESYV2LE?si=56WIFbQYKzkDMNTb

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