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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more


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What makes someone have dreams while they sleep?

What makes someone have dreams while they sleep?

Dream: Sleep is an active state that happens as rem and non-rem.
In rem sleep most of your brain functions are happening as usual and you can have emotions and percieve things i... However your input and output systems from cortex are disconnected. .. That's why with activation of different systems of memory, emotion etc you develop experiences that are all internal called dream. ...Read more

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What stage of sleep do you start to dream?

What stage of sleep do you start to dream?

Depends: You can dream in any stage of sleep n1, n2, n3 or rem. The dreams in rem as supposed to the others are much more vivid, emotionally charged, and in technicolor. ...Read more

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Do you end up dreaming every time you sleep?

Do you end up dreaming every time you sleep?

Very often: Most people with relatively normal sleep will dream almost every night. That said, they may not remember that they had dreams since the dreams may occur earlier in the night and not just before waking, which is when we typically remember dreams. Dreaming occurs mainly in rem sleep. ...Read more

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Which stage of sleep is it when I am dreaming?

Which stage of sleep is it when I am dreaming?

All: Dreaming probably occurs during all stages of sleep. It is said that dreams that occur during REM sleep tend to be more vivid and visual, and non-REM dreams tend to be more vague, but I don't know that this has ever been subjected to rigorous scrutiny. ...Read more

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Does having dreams in sleep mean you had good sleep?

Does having dreams in sleep mean you had good sleep?

Not always: Good sleep requires a variety "stages", seen on EEG; during one, we dream, tho we might forget by morning. Bad sleep disrupted by pain, drugs, snoring, etc. Is "non-restorative", but could still dream. Antihistamines (diphenhydramine) or alcohol, though causing grogginess, intereferes w/ sleep cycles = bad sleep. Problems? See provider for better medication, sleep study. See sleep specialist. ...Read more

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I have frightening dreams, I can't sleep, what to do?

I have frightening dreams, I can't sleep, what to do?

Is this a chronic: Issue? Are you going through stressful times or have you experienced significant traumas in your life? If so, seeking out assistance with a good psychiatrist or psychologist may you to explore and work through this. Take care. ...Read more

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Do I have a sleeping disorder if I never have dreams?

Do I have a sleeping disorder if I never have dreams?

Probably not: You have dreams like everyone else--you just don't remember them. Not everyone remembers their dreams. Nothing to be concerned about. ...Read more

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Is there any good device for sleep that detects dreams?

Is there any good device for sleep that detects dreams?

Yes: An eeg done during sleep can indicate when dreams are taking place. Many people find that the can remember their dreams better if they keep a paper and pen by their bedside and try to write down their dreams as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What is a good sleep? A sleep with dreams or without dreams

What is a good sleep? A sleep with dreams or without dreams

Feeling refreshed?: I don't think there is such a research study to show which one is better. I believe that if you feel refreshed upon waking up, that suggests you just had a good sleep regardless of no dream, little dream, or lots of dreams. My guess is a little dream is common and thus normal part of being human. Eat well, exercise regularly. Of course, good sleep is good medicine. See doc regularly. Good luck. ...Read more

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Are there any medications that suppress dreams so I don’t' have sleep terrors?

Are there any medications that suppress dreams so I don’t' have sleep terrors?

Yes: Almost all antidepressant suppress rem sleep with the exception of 3. Rem is the stage of sleep where dreaming occurs. It's also the stage of sleep we get the most refreshing and restorative sleep. First you should discuss this with your doctor and make sure the night terrors are not side effects of other medications you're already taking. ...Read more

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What can I take to help me sleep. I have had very real feeling dreams and they are scary?

Sleep evaluation: Don't rely on medications. You need to find what prevents or interrupts sleep. Additionally if you have vivid dreams that can be abnormal particularly in presence of other symptoms like hallucinations, loss of muscle tone and sleepiness. Nightmares also need work up to see if there is a psychiatric or medical reason. ...Read more

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I've urinated a little during sleep. 4 days already, Ever since my older sister started staying in my bed with me. I don't have any dreams?

I've urinated a little during sleep. 4 days already, Ever since my older sister started staying in my bed with me. I don't have any dreams?

Urinary symptoms: First, make sure you don't have a urinary tract infection by seeing your doctor.
Having another person in bed with you is difficult; you may not want to get up to urinate and wake your sister so your bladder overflows and causes the leakage at night.
It sounds as though there may possibly be some complicated family dynamics. Talking to a doctor about these issues may be very helpful. ...Read more

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I have nightmares of a guy getting in my bed & holding me& some I can't tell if fake or not& I can't sleep 4 days after what will make my dreams stop?

I have nightmares of a guy getting in my bed & holding me& some I can't tell if fake or not& I can't sleep 4 days after what will make my dreams stop?

Get help: Nightmares can have many causes, eg. stress, trauma, medication, depression. Ask your pcp for referral to a mental health professional for an evaluation and guidance. Meantime, avoid scary images, etc. On the news, media. This too will pass. See: https://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003209.htm I hope this helps. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I'm 20y.O., every night I sleep about 6-7 hours but I constantly have random dreams ending up feeling like I've never slept the next day. What's wrong?

I'm 20y.O., every night I sleep about 6-7 hours but I constantly have random dreams ending up feeling like I've never slept the next day. What's wrong?

Insufficient sleep: Based on your age you need 1-2 hours more sleep to feel well rested. If you get more sleep and are still unrefreshed then it's time to see a sleep specialist. ...Read more

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Which sleep is better...A very deep sleep wid so profound dreams or a sleep wid out much dreams and person feels as thought has just slept for a while?

Deep sleep better: Amt. Of sleep iis very individual and depends on your age, activity level and general health.
If you have plenty of energy throughout the day, you’re getting enough sleep at night. If your energy levels are low and struggle with depression//fatigue bad sleep.
Iit’s not just a matter of how many hours of sleep, but how many hours of the deep sleep – dreaming as part of sleep. Better result. ...Read more

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Why do people have dreams when they sleep?

Why do people have dreams when they sleep?

We don't know: It is a fascinating question and we think it may have something to do with memory consolidation, practicing in our mid things we learned earlier in the day, deleting memories we don't necessarily need. However, there is no grand, single, unified theory on this. ...Read more

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Need help when one dreams does one sleep enough?

Usually: Deep vivid dreams are usually associated with good sleep, but some people will remember there dreams because they are awakened during a dream. This may not be good if the awakening was because your body was trying to get you to breath. ...Read more

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I'm experiencing more dreams while I'm in sleep! Is this normal or problem?

I'm experiencing more dreams while I'm in sleep! Is this normal or problem?

Entepr an answer sum: Not having dream is more of a problem than having it. If it is more nightmare or very real you may like to talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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When I sleeping, always coming some bad dreams...

Bad dreams: Dreaming is one activity which can give access to repressed memories. If you work through your dreams with a professional, you might discover fears or pains which need your attention. Post traumatic stress disorder is one condition in which nightmares and flashbacks bring back the traumatic experience. Prazosin, an Alpha blocker anti hypertensive, is extremely effective in reducing nightmares. ...Read more

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Could a person sleep well without a dream everyday?

Could a person sleep well without a dream everyday?

Remember dream vs no: Dreaming occurs in a later stage of sleep called rem (rapid eye movement) sleep. The stages occur in cycles throughout the night & rem sleep begins relatively short during the first cycle & gets longer with later cycles. Remembered dreams are usually later in the night right before waking. Many people dream & do not remember the dreams partly because they are earlier. Sleep study will show stages. ...Read more

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Why do I have bad/weird dreams when I sleep on my back?

Why do I have bad/weird dreams when I sleep on my back?

Sleep: Sleeping on your back aggravates sleep related breathing disorders for example sleep apnea can increased rem sleep and disruption of rem sleep causing nightmares etc. ...Read more

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My husband cums while a sleep but says he is not dreaming?

Nocturnal emissions: Nocturnal emissions are normal, and do occur with dreams. However, it's common not to remember your dreams, especially if you don't think about them or write them down right after waking up. ...Read more

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Is dreaming a sign of a good sleep or completely the opposite?

Dreaming occurs: Nightly in all healthy individuals. Most dreams are in rapid eye movement (rem) periods that happen about every 90 minutes -- less frequent in early sleep & more frequent later in sleep. Many people don't think they have dreams because they don't remember them. Preventing or disrupting rem sleep causes a rebound increase in rem & has various pos & neg effects, including relief of depression. ...Read more

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Are my medications causing restless sleep and abnormal dreams.

Are my medications causing restless sleep and abnormal dreams.

Some drugs do that: Need more info to further advise you. What medicines prescribed or otc drugs do you take? ...Read more

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What causes dreams while sleeping? Some of my dreams feel real

What causes dreams while sleeping? Some of my dreams feel real

Complicated question: Dreaming is normal, and some say essential, for adequate rest and mental health We forget most of our dreams, and remember some. Scientists really don't understand enough of the process to do more than guess. See an interesting article about remembering dreams here: http://www. Dailymail. Co.uk/sciencetech/article-2562551/Can-YOU-remember-dreams-Researchers-uncover-people-recall-morning. Html ...Read more

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When you have vivid dreams are you still getting good quality sleep?

When you have vivid dreams are you still getting good quality sleep?

Possibly: Dreams (vivid or not) & sleep quality is complex. If dreams are not disturbing, you are sleeping well & feeling refreshed upon awakening, you likely have good sleep. If dreams are disturbing, awaken you & disrupt sleep leaving you unrefreshed upon awakening, you likely have poor sleep. Study & use sleep hygiene, lucid dreaming, & stress reduction strategies to improve sleep & well-being. ...Read more