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Healthy Alternative To Dream Dinners
No: If you are a normal, sexually-mature male and do not masturbate or have a partner, you will have wet dreams. One of the cults teaches that these are unhealthy. This is a lie intended to frighten teenagers. I personally know one pastor who left the cult rather than teach this. Being a man is difficult enough without having this frightening and false put into your head. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a dream where I fainted. I fell down, but got up 1 minute after. Is this a part of a health problem? I have never fainted in real life.
Dreams: I would not think this represents a health problem. Dreams are common, especially dreams about falling. If it is disturbing to you or keeps you from sleeping, you should see a doctor. Good luck! ...Read more
A resource: "healthy" versus "unhealthy"? No. But dreams can be a great resource for creativity and greater integration of one's personality. They can have an immediate problem solving benefit during times of transition. The great chemist kekule spent years searching in vain for the structure of benzene (a foundational molecule for life). The answer--a ring--came to him in a dream: a serpent biting its tail. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How important are dreams /nightmares important in mental or overall health. Do they really play any part at all ?
Important: Poor sleep is not good for us. Nightmares can disturb sleep. Frequent bad dreams can indicate problems that need to be addressed during the day. There is a lot of woo-woo about what exactly dreams can tell us but basically chaotic sleep can reflect chaos awake. So frequent bad dreams should indicate the need to reassess what's going on in your life, changing what you can, if can't get some help ...Read more
My nocturnal emissions/wet dreams just don't stop after every 3 or 4 days.I even masterbated twice last week.is my health OK?should I masterbate more?
This is good: Zack, you're a grown man now. Nocturnal emissions are healthy and something that you should enjoy. Anybody who tells you otherwise is either massively ignorant or trying to deceive you. Enjoying your body while you're awake is healthy, too. You decide what's best. Maybe think about that one special person in your future, rather than internet trash. Maybe talk to Dad. Enjoy being a man. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It can: Sympathetic surge which is the panic or heart racing that you feel whether waking from scary dream or sprinting down the street can raise blood pressure significantly. If blood pressure is an issue, i recommend taking your blood pressure after an episode or early in the morning when you wake to see it is controlled. If not, discuss with your doctor. Can be a reason to suppress dreams with rx. ...Read more
With the exception of wet dreams, if a male does not ejaculate for long periods of time, would it have any health effects?
Yes, possibly: if you do not ejaculate, you could get congestion of your prostate. ...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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm male, 28. I don't masturbate & i haven't had a wet dream in over a month. I'm worried, is this indicative of a problem with my sexual health?
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