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Can You Go Into A Coma From Lucid Dreaming
No: A lucid dream is one in which the person is aware they are dreaming. It is a fascinating topic to read about. I'm not an expert, but relatively common medical knowledge suggests that quite simply, you would wake up at some point. I "think" you can dream you are in a coma as part of a lucid dream, but again, at some point, yoiu would wake up in the usual fashion. ...Read more
Lucid Dreaming: Lucid dreaming is dreaming while knowing you are dreaming -- realizing within a dream that the experience you're having, is not in physical reality. It's not the same as controlling your dreaming. "how to do it" takes more than 400 characters. There are several web sites describing techniques, research, and conferences about it. One is: http://www. Lucidity. Com/ good luck to you. ...Read more
Rational dreaming: Lucid dreaming involves some type of rational input into the dream. That input could simply be our reassuring ourselves that we are safe. For example, saying to oneself, in the dream, that it is a dream. The input could be more elaborate with our rational mind coming up with a solution to a problem. Some people can influence their dreams by programming them through self-talk before falling asleep. ...Read more
Lucid dreaming: Is possible. We take control of our dreams. Seeing a mental health professional who specializes in this can help you learn techniques to lucid dream. A therapist who uses a Jungian approach is a related way to go. There are many self help books available also. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Lucid dreams OK: Some people can have lucid dreams, most people cannot. Lucid dream means one is aware one is dreaming, and can control the content to some extent. The dreams are vivid. Patients with narcolepsy are more likely to have vivid dreams as well as hypnagogic hallucinations (vivid dreaming before falling asleep or after waking up). Lucid dreams by themselves do not cause any other problems. ...Read more
With "Dream work up": In my opinion lucid dreaming is part of sleep hygiene, such as good and timely comfortable sleep. Choline is an amino acid that also promotes acetylcholine, therefore enhancing the expression of REM sleep. It can be cheaply found as a Lecithin supplement, but is also present in some common foods such as bananas, onions, soybeans, potatoes and plantains. I am not sure there are ways to get a dose. ...Read more
What's the Diagnosis: Now that's an interesting question. I am trying to think of different pathological states of sleep disorder where dreaming is affected. In those states, REM sleep is also altered and therefore, treatment would involve trying to rectify that sleep phase. However, one would not necessarily look to induce "lucid" dreaming-just normal dreaming. I don't get the medical benefit of "lucid" dreaming. ...Read more
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
When on your back, and don't move at all and you start experiencing horrible hallucinations. What's the difference between this and lucid dreaming?
Parasomnia: These episodes are called sleep paralysis. It occurs when REM atonia (normal paralysis during dreaming), extends into partial wakefullness state. Happens to most people on rare occassion. If frequent, can be associated with sleep apnea and narcolepsy. Please visit with your doctor. ...Read more
Lucid dreams: It is when u r aware that u r dreaming. In the dream, u may be able to exert some control over your participation within the dream, or be able to manipulate your imaginary experiences in the dream environment. ...Read more
self-talk: Lucid dreaming is usually desired because it gives the dreamer control and awareness. But to answer your question, some people can influence their dreams with self-talk or self-hypnosis before they fall asleep. So if one did not want to spoil happy dreams with lucidity, one could theoretically say to oneself that they will enjoy their dreams without any rational input. ...Read more
Can Measure & Create: We've ways of detecting lds & even stimulating the brain 2produce lds. Thnx 2cognitive neuroscience (study of neurobiological underpinnings of perceptions/thoughts/emotions) we r learning which brain areas r involved in generating lds & which states of consciousness (as reflected in eeg brain waves) signal they're occurring. Some r testing LD techniques 4treating trauma survivors having nightmares. ...Read more
We are not sure: Lucid dreaming is the conscious awareness of dreaming during rem sleep. There is no well documented evidence of bad effects of lucid dreaming. However, it may be because there is not a lot of people doing that type of research. Some medications that can prevent rem sleep, are not associated with observable ill-effects. That being said, we are learning that rem is very important for memory. ...Read more
A lucid dream is any: Dream in which you are aware you are dreaming. It can be positive, beneficial. Vivid nightmares are not so good. When you awaken you may “re-write” nightmares by thinking of different (positive, under your control and desire) outcomes to events in the nightmare. Repeated practice may train your brain to re-write the dreams for you. I have helped myself and many others succeed at this. Best regards ...Read more
Take a look ar rgis explanation:
http://wakeupanddreamcatalyst. Blogspot. Com/2014/07/thursdays-psychology-trivia-true-or. Html ...Read more
Not likely: Not in low dosage of several milligrams used for this purpose. ...Read more
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
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
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
Yes - seek balance: Stress is the result of an imbalance within resulting from the unconscious part of the mind believing there is a dangerous demand on you. While dreaming you can relieve this stress by guiding your thoughts to relaxation, travel to a peaceful place, imagine finding solutions to problems and peace in conflicts in your dreams. Http://drmiller. Pinnaclecart. Com/index. Php? P=product&id=66 can help. ...Read more
Normally a person cannot move much during REM sleep. Some people with narcolepsy spontaneously enter this state of paralysis while they are awake- this is called sleep paralysis.
A memorable, lucid dream is not associated with narcolepsy, but there may be physiological paralysis during the dream. ...Read more
Post concuss syn. Waking up lots in the night w strange nightmares. Lucid dreaming parries some but sleep bad. Neuro says no sleep aids til well. Help
He's right: Probably he is right just from the info you provided. Always discuss your doubts with your doctor so he can explain better. ...Read more
Yes: If you they are disruptive or you experience other untowards side effects, stop the sleeping aid. ...Read more
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
The Most Common Type: Most lucid dreaming occurs on its own without an individual wanting or trying to lucid dream. Lucid dreaming is defined as the ability to have awareness that one is dreaming and having the ability to control the dream as it happens. When it does occur spontaneously, it often goes unrecognized by the individual. There are techniques that help one lucid dream. Visit http://www. Lucidity. Com/. ...Read more
Keep a dream journal: Lucid dreaming is knowing you are dreaming at the time you are. Like dreaming in color, some people do and some people don't (or at least don't remember it that way). To increase the likelihood of lucid dreaming try keeping a dream journal, ie, a way to write down or record dreams the instant you awake. By paying more attention to dreams, you may become more conscious as they occur. ...Read more
How can I lucid dream I know how to be aware in my dream but how can take control of what happens in my dream?
Read the book: Creative Dreaming or my book The Wake Up and Dream Challenge (on Amazon) to learn more about it. ...Read more
Spent a while: Trying to research ngi112. Are you referring to Northern Ghost Investigators? Saw things about astral projections, meditation, fantasy games, making dreams come true. Frankly, I really couldn't figure this one out. ...Read more
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