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Dr. John Van der Werff
38 years experience Dentistry
See therapist: It sounds like you need some help from a psychologist. Not getting enough sleep can cause emotional and physical health problems.

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Recurrent nightmares: Usually means that your mind is trying to work through an issue. Dreams are very symbolic, so it might not be readily apparent. Do you have any sense ... Read More
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Dr. Beverly Dexter
24 years experience Clinical Psychology
Nightmares: I am a trauma and sleep disorder expert and teach a class that helps people start sleeping thru dreams right away. My book, No More Nightmares-How to ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Is this a pattern?: Are you a load snorer? Do stop breathing during sleep? If so, it might be related to sleep apnea. Another possibility is that you are waking up during ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Recurring dream: causing lack of sleep. Lack of sleep can increase your anxiety. Consider a few sessions w/a clinical psychologist to sort out what may be presently ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
I would encourage : You to be medically evaluated for this. Although there are many excellent medications for sleep, prazosin is a medication which is used off label to h ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Nightmares: Nightmares can come from a wide variety of sources, but are extremely common after traumatic experiences. Are you talking with anyone about your nigh ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Tapia
12 years experience Psychiatry
Get checked out soon: I am think that i would checked out by a mental health clinician because it sounds like you may have mental illness. Are the nightmares related to a ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Psychiatrist: Please talk to a pstchiatrist and get evaluated.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Anxiety: call you phuscian and get treated for underlying anxiety.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Hoffman
20 years experience Clinical Psychology
I hear you...: Terrible place to be and one that becomes a negative spiral very quickly (no sleep-> poor functioning->nxiety-->poor sleep). Talk to a ment ... Read More

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