What happens when you have 'sleep paralysis'

Sleep paralysis is a temporary inability to move or speak that happens when you're waking up or, less commonly, falling asleep. It's been described by sufferers as 'being unable to move any part of your body, even though you've just woken up'.

Sleep paralysis happens when the mechanism that make your muscles relax during sleep temporarily persist even after you've woken up.

John Robbie spoke about this phenomenon with his producer, Amel Yimer on his show.

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