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what is the best treatment for bad dreams

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathryn Seifert
26 years experience Clinical Psychology
Evaluation first : I am not aware of any. I recommend an in person group with a licensed therapist. Having a licensed therapist might not happen in a virtual group. A ... Read More
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Dr. Jonathan Shedler
14 years experience Clinical Psychology
See a professional: Bad dreams are a symptom of an underlying emotional issue. You should be trying deal with the underlying cause, not the symptom. A good psychotherap ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Berry
14 years experience Clinical Psychology
It can be: For some, online counseing can be effective, Check you state laws to see if it is legal in the state you happen to live in. Generally speaking, counse ... Read More

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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
It may be time for: Professional help. I would encourage evaluation through a psychiatrist or psychologist to accurately diagnose. From there, a treatment plan can be dev ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
22 years experience Pediatrics
See the doctor: You are possibly describing hallucinations and that is not a good sign. Please seek medical evaluation to figure out what is going on. Ask your part ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Sleep Clinic: In many cases Alprazolam is not even close to the best approach to solve your problems. I always recommend getting help from the sleep clinic. There ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
POSSIBLE PTSD: Please see your doc to rule out medical conditions. After that, please see a mental health professional for diagnosis and peace of mind. You MAY ha ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Eval & treament: "bad dreams" can come from many sources, and talking with your doctor can help sort through them. Medications such as antidepressants can make dreamin ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
26 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
No - but...: Bad dreans per se cannot cause an abruption of the placenta. However, if by bad dreams you mean obstructive sleep apnea (snoring) associated with obes ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mary p Marshall
38 years experience Clinical Psychology
Improve sleep hygiene: We remember our dreams when we wake up or are in light sleep during dream cycles. Be sure to eat a small protein snack before be to sleep soundly and ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Alcohol and dreams: Alcohol can induce disturbing nightmares, even in those who aren't alcoholics. If your husband is an alcoholic, he is exacerbating his own symptoms. ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Reynolds
33 years experience Psychiatry
Drinking it!: Drinking alcohol can trigger nightmares. Alcohol is associated with more intense dreaming as well as better recall of dreams. Also when coming off alc ... Read More

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