Sleeping improperly, “ghost pressing” in the middle of the night
Many people suddenly feel as if they are being weighed down by heavy weights, and they can’t breathe dimly, as if awake but not awake, like sleep but not sleep, want to shout, not move, people feel uneasyXie and horror seemed to have something pressed on him, and some people superstitiously called it “ghost pressing”.
Gong Shouhui, deputy chief physician of the Department of Neurology, the First People’s Hospital of Xiangfan City, Hubei Province, pointed out that in fact, this is called “nightmare” in medicine and belongs to a symptom of sleep paralysis (paralysis).
Most of them are caused by incorrect sleeping position, especially due to high pillows.
Dreaming usually occurs during light sleep, and nightmares are when people wake up during deep sleep.
The central nerve that controls people’s movements is still dormant, while the central nerves that can convey consciousness are active, resulting in conscious but unable to move.
Gong Shouhui said that nightmare is a symptom of sleep paralysis (paralysis) in sleep neuromedicine.
In addition to lying on a high pillow, there are also reasons to like sleeping with your chest down, or sleeping with your head down, or having a thick quilt or putting your hands on your chest. You are overstretched during the day, and you are full.
Long-term high pillow will not only compress the carotid sinus, but also affect the patency of the airway and snoring easily, and easily cause neck discomfort or hump.
The human head will continue to be at the highest position of the human body; and the natural physiological curvature of the cervical spine will be artificially changed, so that the tight tendons and the skin compress the neck meridians.
头部血管如果长时间处于供血供氧不足状态，使人心烦意乱，夜难成寐，一旦入睡很容易出现梦魇现象 头部长期处于供血供氧不足的情况下，会影响脑细胞新陈代谢,导致人Memory loss, middle-aged and elderly patients with cerebral dementia and brain atrophy.
It is easy to cause vascular sclerosis, and the physical waste cannot be removed in time to form a thrombus, which leads to cerebral infarction and cerebral hemorrhage.
From a physiological point of view, the pillow is preferably 8-12 cm.
Try to sleep on your right side and avoid the above incentives, then nightmares will not occur.
Don’t rush to bed before you’re tired and dozing off.
If you are tired, you will likely have a “nightmare” when you dream.