Feeling like going into coma nad getting paralysis during sleep.

Patient : Hello doctor, im 22 years old. i usually i sleep late night everyday. in the afternoons i use to sleep for an hour or two hours. during the afternoon sleep(sometimes in the midnight also), sometimes i experience a weird situation.. suddenly ill awake and ill be in semi-sleep, at this moment i feel like GOING INTO VERY DEEP SLEEP,LIKE SOMETHING IS PULLING MY HEAD TOWARDS MY LEFT. I FEEL LIKE MY MOUTH LOWER JAW IS PULLED SIDE WARDS (LIKE PARALYSIS). i control myself by applying heavy force by pulling my head in opposite direction (im still in semi sleep only). all this happens in a fraction of seconds. im afraid of what is being happened. like if i dont oppose it, i may go into coma, or else i may get paralysis. im confused. can you please help me doctor. what is my problem. please help me
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