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All things sleep-issue related. (Technically, these are parasomnias, but most of us think of them as those quirks that drive our partners crazy after lights-out.) Photo credit

13 Facts About Sleep Paralysis That Will Keep You Up At Night

"Most patients say the same thing to describe sleep paralysis: that it feels like you woke up dead. You know that your mind is awake and your body is not - so you're trapped, essentially," Michael Breus, Ph.D., clinical psychologist and fellow of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, tells BuzzFeed Life.

Sleepwalking, formally known as somnambulism, is a behavior disorder that originates during deep sleep and results in walking or performing other complex behaviors while asleep. It is much more common in children than adults and is more likely to occur if a person is sleep deprived.