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can you go into a coma from lucid dreaming

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Dr. Justin Alvey
25 years experience Pediatrics
No, you can't: no
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Coma: Not likely, no.
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
No,: that won't happen.

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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Roosth
34 years experience Internal Medicine
No: A lucid dream is one in which the person is aware they are dreaming. It is a fascinating topic to read about. I'm not an expert, but relatively comm ... Read More
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Dr. Rashed Hasan
30 years experience Pediatrics
Lucid dreams: This is a very rare condition if you feel you have it and have these concerns, please see a sleep specialist and have an overnight or a 24-hr sleep st ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Summers
22 years experience Sleep Medicine
No: Lucid dreaming just means that you are aware you are dreaming and therefore make an attempt to control said dream content. It can't lead to a coma.
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Dr. Beverly Dexter
24 years experience Clinical Psychology
Highly unlikely: Lucid dreaming is a naturally occurring experience but intentional lucid dreaming in the early studies left some people unable to tell whether they we ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Summers
22 years experience Sleep Medicine
No: Lucid dreaming only means your are aware you are dreaming and can attempt to "control the dream content". You can't go in to a coma from lucid dream ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Lucid Dreaming: Lucid dreaming is dreaming while knowing you are dreaming -- realizing within a dream that the experience you're having, is not in physical reality. ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Golden
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Rational dreaming: Lucid dreaming involves some type of rational input into the dream. That input could simply be our reassuring ourselves that we are safe. For example, ... Read More
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A 13-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Lucid dreaming: is possible. We take control of our dreams. Seeing a mental health professional who specializes in this can help you learn techniques to lucid dream ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ranji Varghese
16 years experience Sleep Medicine
Not common: Melatonin is a naturally secreted hormone from our pineal gland in the brain. Everyone makes melatonin, but not everyone lucid dreams. Rem sleep is co ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. R Sangal
Dr. R Sangal answered
42 years experience Sleep Medicine
Lucid dreams OK: Some people can have lucid dreams, most people cannot. Lucid dream means one is aware one is dreaming, and can control the content to some extent. The ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Enrique Madrigal-segura
53 years experience Psychiatry
With "Dream work up": In my opinion lucid dreaming is part of sleep hygiene, such as good and timely comfortable sleep. Choline is an amino acid that also promotes acetylch ... Read More

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