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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Nightmare disorder: Please see a psychiatrist who also specializes in sleep disorders if you can. It sounds like you have a nightmare disorder but you could haveptsd. Tre ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerald Ratner
51 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: It depends on the content an amount of time spent on the computer.
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Can happen: This is a drug that enters your brain and effects how it works. It can effect different individuals quite differently. It may have worked for you as e ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
55 years experience Psychiatry
Insomnia, Xanax (alprazolam): I understand your distress of nightmares. Xanax is not a Medication for insomnia, it is for Anxiety Xanax 2mg dose may cause anxiety, fear, and dream ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
It : It is hard to tell what is going on from that description, but i would first want to decide whether he is having seizures or if it really is just drea ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Before now: These issues should have resolved by now. Speak with the doctor who prescribed the Prozac. The symptoms may be unrelated to Prozac use.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
36 years experience Child Psychiatry
Nightmares = dreams: Ightmares are simply dreams. In the theoretical aveerage person who sleeps 8 hrs a night you have 4 rem or sleep cycles. Rem or rapid eye movement is ... Read More
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A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Many possibilities: Talk with your psychiatrist or therapist about this. Some medications can cause nightmares, as well as certain other substances like alcohol. Additi ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Eval first: Please seek evaluation. A comprehensive evaluation by a clinical psychologist or psychiatrist may shed light on the matter. Sometimes a polysomnogram ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
28 years experience Psychiatry
Because?: Many hypothesis exist, none was confirmed, about the reason for this (to a certain extent) normal phenomenon. It is believed that plays some role in t ... Read More
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