A 35-year-old member asked:
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screaming in sleep and then making choking noises. what does this mean, help!?

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Dr. Pablo Cuevas
34 years experience Prosthodontics
Seek a professional: Good restful sleep is critical for good health. Nightmares or screaming in your sleep are a way that your brain is telling you that there is a serious problem that you need to address. Talk to a close friend or family member and see if you can work it out with them. If not consider speaking with a professional counselor or psychologist or sleep specialist.
Answered on Apr 29, 2017
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