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Can't scream

Difficulty shouting during dreams of an attack in a dream symbolizes feelings of being left alone to deal with a serious problem. You wish someone would hear your cry and give you a hand.

The inability to scream and move our legs during sleep may not be a dream at all, but a common sleep disorder called REM paralysis. When we dream (usually we have four to five periods of dreaming per night) our bodies temporarily become paralyzed. Sleep paralysis occurs when we wake up mentally—only to discover that our bodies still are "asleep"—and we can't scream or move! To learn more about sleep paralysis, click here.

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