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Can missing a dose of Effexor (venlafaxine) or cause lucid dreaming or out of body experiences

Can missing a dose of Effexor (venlafaxine) or cause lucid dreaming or out of body experiences

Dreams and Effexor (venlafaxine): Effexor (venlafaxine) (and all antidepressants) suppress rem sleep. We dream during rem sleep. So missing a shorter acting antidepressant (including effexor) can cause intense and vivid dreams. ...Read more

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Dr. Krishna Kumar
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Venlafaxine (Definition)

It belong to classification of snri antidepressant also help anxiety start slow go slow its approved for depression and anxiety disorder there are some common side effects important never stop suddenly always taper slowly if you ever ...Read more


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I'm curious what could happen to your body during lucid dreaming?

I'm curious what could happen to your body during lucid dreaming?

Lucid Dreaming: appears to be quite controversial. If it does occur during REM sleep, my thought would be that there would be no significant body movements. Those are just thoughts as I have no expertise in this area. ...Read more

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Does lucid dreaming really work? Is it dangerous? What can happen?

Does lucid dreaming really work? Is it dangerous? What can happen?

Little research but: Yes it works (but not everyone is successful). Not dangerous at all- why would it be? Within a lucid dream, anything you can imagine can happen! see http://www.Lucidipedia.Com/ there are many books on this fascinating subject- i recommend exploring the world of lucid dreaming by stephen laberge and lucid dreams in 30 days by keith harary. ...Read more

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Is coma one of lucid dreaming side effects?

Is coma one of lucid dreaming side effects?

No: Lucid dreaming only means your are aware you are dreaming and can attempt to "control the dream content". You can't go in to a coma from lucid dreaming. ...Read more

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What is the difference between lucid dreaming and deep sleep?

What is the difference between lucid dreaming and deep sleep?

REM is not "deep": Lucid dreaming is being conscious of dreaming during the dream itself. Some people experience this, many don't. Most memorable/vivid dreams occur during REM sleep, which is actually not the deepest level of sleep. In healthy sleep there is a cycling through different sleep stages or levels about every 90 minutes through the night. ...Read more

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Lately i've been interested in controlling my sleep through lucid dreaming. Are there genuine health benefits and how does it work?

Lately i've been interested in controlling my sleep through lucid dreaming. Are there genuine health benefits and how does it work?

How LD Has Helped Me: I'm curious: what u seek 2 control about ur sleep? Hypnotic suggestion/lucid dreaming techniques have been shown 2 help people redirect fears/anxieties that surface in dreams & 2 help them regain sense of control after traumatic events/losses. I'm a believer: at age 5, was taught 2 take myself out of bad dream by imagining myself on a carousel horse going round & round, up & down 2 rhythm of music. ...Read more

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I've been having night terrors and lucid dreaming, trouble sleeping. What could be wrong?

I've been having night terrors and lucid dreaming, trouble sleeping. What could be wrong?

Insomnia: Consult with your doctor to rule out any medical issues. Also confide in those close to you to see if you can discover what is troubling you in your life, you are likely trying to resolve some difficulty while you sleep, it may be creating frieghtening content. If sleep continues to be disrupted consult a mental health professional who can help you uncover the stressors. ...Read more

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Are there any bad results of Lucid dreaming?? Because im very scared to try it but i heard it was healty.

Unusual: This is any dream in which the person is aware that they are dreaming. I am not sure how you would try it although it has been researched. There should be no bad results from this but is quite unusual. ...Read more

Effexor (Definition)

Venlafaxine is a non-tricyclic which is a kind of serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibiting drug (atypical anti-psychotic ...Read more