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sudden vivid dreams

A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adrienne Pasek
11 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Causes of dreams: There are many factors which can cause vivid dreams, including some medications, sleep deprivation, anxiety, an active imagination to name a few. Ever ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Crazy dreams: Depends on what they are. For example, dreams of blood & violence could relate to bipolar states, dreams of death & loss could mean depression or ptsd ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Hoffman
20 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Vivid dreams: Dreams that feel intensely real and immersive, typically memorable. If you are having more vivid dreams can be more emotionally laden or content can ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
No: Dreams can be very vivid, but they're still dreams. Most people who have them know the difference between those and what happens in waking life.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
24 years experience in Neurology
Possibly: Zopiclone is a sleep medication from the so-called hypnotic family used in the UK for insomnia. It is well-known to cause vivid hallucinations, amnes ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Kundler
Specializes in Psychiatry
Hi 312: Vivid dreams can have many causes and generally is nothing to worry about. Most antidepressants, including the one you're prescribed commonly cause vi ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Lysine: It is an essential Amino Acid that is serotonin antagonist & aids in relieving anxiety. I am not aware of it causing vivid dreams.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ranji Varghese
16 years experience in Sleep Medicine
Congratulations: Some people have a difficult time remembering their dreams. Seems like this is natural for you. Vivid dreams can be normal, or can be due to medicatio ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Yes, it is true: I was curious about your question and found this report on NPR. it appears that cheese before bed can trigger vivid dreams, not nightmares. different ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience in Cardiology
Possible: Other causes should be saught as well.A full history and physical along with labs would be helpful. Medications should be reviewed such as smoke cessa ... Read More

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