REM paralysis


I am a 47-year-old female. Over the past 5 years or so I have had many dreams where I feel like someone is in the room with me. One dream it was like a ghost standing by the bed. On several occasions it feels like someone is on my bed. It is this overwhelming feeling that someone is there and I am unable to move. I always wake trying to scream for help.


Most of the dreams occur when my husband is away and I’m alone in the house. They are very vivid and I can remember each one to this day. I think this is beginning to affect my health. I wake with a racing heart and palpitations and never get a complete night’s rest during the time my husband is away traveling with his job. At night I fall asleep within 10 minutes of going to bed but I’m awake within 3-4 hours and have a very hard time returning to sleep. When I do finally fall asleep this is when the dreams seem to occur.


—Twanna, Age 47, Married, Colorado Springs, CO, USA


For the interpretation of the dream, click here
Back to Sleep Paralysis page

To access our Dreamcast Library, log in, then click here.
Not registered? Click here.

It's free! No fees or subscriptions.