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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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Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Everyone gets them: We all have anxieties and encounter things in life that scare us. Nightmares may be a way to help us to work through some of these in a symbolic form. ... Read More
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Dr. Wil Ausborn
23 years experience Clinical Psychology
Stress and anxiety: Nightmares are sleep disruptions that include frightening content and are especially common in early childhood. Often these experiences are influence ... Read More
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Nightmares may : occur without preciptating factors, especially in pre-schoolers. Anything that increases emotional arousal, like a traumatic event, scary movie, fami ... Read More
Dr. Barbara Lavi
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
According to : psychoanalytic theory nightmares in children around 5 -6 yrs of age R connected 2Oedipal conflict. In simple terms, kids want 2have their opposite se ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Nightmares: You don't mention which medications. You should consult with your doctor about your medications side effects.
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Tell the doctor: Don't just stop taking the medicine - whatever it is - but do tell the doctor as soon as possible so there can be an adjustment made if possible. Good ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Imad Khreim
39 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Nightmares usually are manifestations of other problems that needs exploration. They also can be the result of medication side effects, some sleep aid ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
29 years experience Psychiatry
Yes it is possible: You may be having nightmares because of having a traumatic experience, for example physical abuse, witnessing domestic violence, sexual abuse, etc. Ni ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
41 years experience Pediatrics
Many possibilities: You could have indigestion, have a noisy room for sleep, have stress that has not been resolved before bed, have sleep apnea, be depressed or overly a ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Neurozan: I have read through the rather extensive list of components in neurozan and the only component that i can see that is known to cause nightmares is vi ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
27 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely: DHA, the active ingredient tends not to cause nightmares.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Foster Carr
33 years experience General Practice
Possible connection: It is possible that there is a connection. If the nightmares are causing you distress then discuss the possibility of trying a different treatment wi ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Vertino
23 years experience Clinical Psychology
Methods to try: There are some methods to try such as deep relaxation/trance that will help to 'program your sleep'. Lucid dreaming techniques are also worthwhile. ... Read More

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