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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Melatonin (Definition)

Melatonin_is a hormone that helps regulate sleep. Some studies suggest that there is abnormal melatonin production in children with autism and other developmental disorders. Several studies suggest that melatonin may be useful for improving sleep, if ...Read more


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Can melatonin induce a lucid dream?

Melatonin: Some users of melatonin report increase vivid dreams. Very high doses of @50mg. Increase rem sleep time & dream activity. ...Read more

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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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How do you trigger lucid dreaming?

WIkibooks Wikihow: Too long to address here. See wikihow for 16 tips or wiki books to download a book called lucid dreams in a pdf.File format. ...Read more

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I would like help to stop lucid dreaming?

I would like help to stop lucid dreaming?

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

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Is lucid dreaming a medically proven phenomenon?

Is lucid dreaming a medically proven phenomenon?

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

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Is it unhealthy to practice lucid dreaming frequently?

Is it unhealthy to practice lucid dreaming frequently?

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

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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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Can lucid dreaming lead to comas?

Can lucid dreaming lead to comas?

No: Lucid dreaming just means that you are aware you are dreaming and therefore make an attempt to control said dream content. It can't lead to a coma. ...Read more

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