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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
44 years experience in Dentistry
Hard to say but...: Some potential causes of sleep walking may be: hereditary (i.e., the condition may run in families) lack of sleep or fatigue. interrupted sleep o ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Sleepwalking: Best guide is your bed partner, or u can videotapethe incident, since sleepwalking occurs early in sleep during early stages, usually between 11 P.M. ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Sleep walk: Best indicator is your bed partner.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ranji Varghese
16 years experience in Sleep Medicine
Yes: Sleepwalking is usually harmless. However, people can get into trouble by wandering out of their home, falling, running into things. If disturbed duri ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Reeves
29 years experience in Neurology
Usually not: There are sleep disorders with that. Occasionally people have a simple partial seizure (aka an aura) with a dream-like aspect. It is usually the same ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
What is the question: I'm not sure if you're falling asleep too fast or if you want to fall asleep faster - if you could re-write it we'd love to help.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Spent a while: trying to research ngi112. Are you referring to Northern Ghost Investigators? Saw things about astral projections, meditation, fantasy games, making ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ranji Varghese
16 years experience in Sleep Medicine
We are not sure: Lucid dreaming is the conscious awareness of dreaming during rem sleep. There is no well documented evidence of bad effects of lucid dreaming. However ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Stern
48 years experience in Dentistry
Depends: Depends. It is possible. Particularly if there is a problem with their airway. If they are deeply unconscious however they may stop breathing altoget ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience in Family Medicine
Evaluation: You need to be evaluated by a medical professional. This needs to be your regular doctor, an ER physician or a mental health worker. It needs to be ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience in Family Medicine
Can not stay awake: This is a serious problem. You may have a neurological illness such as narcolepsy, or sleep apnea causing this or some reaction to medication or some ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Anxiety: Certainly, sleep sleep deprivation can cause mood swings, which and cause a variety of symptoms.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Possibly: Dreams occur during a sleep phase called rem. It takes about 90 minutes for an adult to reach rem. If you are consistently sleep deprived, you might g ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Not sure why: You fall asleep at 6 pm because you get up at 304 am. You would benefit form seeing your doc and or a sleep specialist. You may have food allergies. ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Polysomnogram.: If you have recurrent sleep problems, the only way to accurately determine the cause would be through a sleep study (poly somnogram).
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Question cut off.: Can resubmit with a specific question. Sleep hygiene is key. Retire & rise same time each day. Keep bedroom dark & cool & use only for se ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tala Johartchi
8 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Coping with Stress: Hi, I hear that you are struggling with sleep and you believe this is due to psychological stress. I have a few questions to ask you to better assess ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience in Clinical Psychology
See a Dr for eval!: Depending on so many things, this could be a set of reactions to things going very wrong that you can learn to change (in serious psychotherapy w/ har ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Yes, tell your: pediatrician who may refer you to a mental health professional. Peace and good health. Diet? Exercise? Second hand smoke? Exposure to chemicals? Fo ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience in Internal Medicine
Dream-Y, remember-N: While unconscious, your brainwave activity continues, and the unconscious remains active. It is not the same as a stage 4 rem sleep, where during the ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Possibly: You could, and that should be a warning sign.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Some patients say : they do
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jessica Langenhan
15 years experience in Psychiatry
Recommend assessment: You have described a lot of symptoms that could potentially affect your life and/or that could get worse if not addressed. There are ways to manage th ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Daniel Conway
35 years experience in General Surgery
Pretty well: Conscious sedation makes uncomfortable minor procedures more tolerable. Medication such as narcotics or sedatives are given in amounts large enough to ... Read More
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