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Kayla Braxton opens up about scary medical condition

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“WWE SmackDown” backstage announcer Kayla Braxton has never been too phased out in her life. participating in public speech competitions from his time as a teenager As for her on-screen verbal interactions with “Talking Smack” co-host Paul Heyman, Braxton was never afraid to speak her mind or embrace the spotlight like she had in her career as a WWE ring/backstage announcer. done as.

In a recent Twitter postBraxton, however, recounts a frightening, recurrent condition that has haunted her since childhood: “I’ve had sleep paralysis since childhood. Last night, a little girl ran in front of me before me. Ran in front. Bed. He just looked at me. I could hear his footsteps and feel his movements. It was very real. But I couldn’t move or speak until I forced myself to sit. Couldn’t—then she was gone.”

A National Medical Library (via NIH) entry Sleep paralysis refers to “a phenomenon in which restoration of consciousness occurs while REM (rapid eye movement) muscle atonia (loss of muscle tone) sleep is maintained, causing intense fear and apprehension in the patient because The patient remains awake without the ability to use any part of their body.”

This is also not the first time that Braxton has opened up about his condition. On 24th May 2021, The WWE announcer took to Twitter to post a picture Regarding a new tattoo she recently received, a human eye with a shadowy figure trapped behind the iris, and its deep meaning is intended to inspire those who have dealt with sleep paralysis to “escape their nightmares”. Has inspired: “Favorite new tattoo to represent something I’ve dealt with since I was 6 years old – sleep paralysis. It’s one of the most terrifying events, but in the past year, I’ve learned that How to deal with it. This tattoo symbolizes escape from those ‘dreams’. Anyone else who deals with it?”

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