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I have vivid dreams, i wake up in them and can't move or speak, have to really shake&wriggle body to wake up, get haunted in most dreams, what can I do?

I have vivid dreams, i wake up in them and can't move or speak, have to really shake&wriggle body to wake up, get haunted in most dreams, what can I do?

Creative Dreaming: Before you go to sleep imagine that if you dream of being stuck that you will find a creative way to get out of the bind. I.E., call a friend or a cab. Imagine a positive ending to the dream. If you would like to know more let me know. ...Read more

Dr. John Landi
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Vivid Dreams (Definition)

Dreams that feel intensely real and immersive, typically memorable. If you are having more vivid dreams can be more emotionally laden or content can seem more negative at times ...Read more


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What can cause vivid dreams?

What can cause vivid dreams?

Causes of dreams: There are many factors which can cause vivid dreams, including some medications, sleep deprivation, anxiety, an active imagination to name a few. Everyone dreams, some more vividly than others. Learning about dream interpretation can be fun and interesting. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Vivid dreams?

What is the definition or description of: Vivid dreams?

Vivid dreams: Dreams that feel intensely real and immersive, typically memorable. If you are having more vivid dreams can be more emotionally laden or content can seem more negative at times depending on your situation. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have vivid dreams and also remember them?

Is it normal to have vivid dreams and also remember them?

Congratulations: Some people have a difficult time remembering their dreams. Seems like this is natural for you. Vivid dreams can be normal, or can be due to medication use, or even nicotine use before bed. Psychological distress occasionally makes dreams more vivid. ...Read more

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I've heard that eating cheese causes vivid dreams, is this true?

Yes, it is true: I was curious about your question and found this report on NPR. it appears that cheese before bed can trigger vivid dreams, not nightmares. different types of cheese seem to trigger different types of dreams! it's facsinating, thanks for asking the question! http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=4851485 ...Read more

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Do opiates cause strange vivid dreams?

They Can: This can be a side effect of the use of opiates, both by prescription and otherwise. If you are using an opiate prescribed for you, and your dreams are bothering or frustrating you, talk with your physician. If you are using opiates obtained in other ways, you need to seek out help for a substance abuse problem. ...Read more

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Can anxiety/stress cause vivid dreams?

Can anxiety/stress cause vivid dreams?

REM sleep is the: type of sleep we have when we dream. Yes, when something is stressing us, it creeps into our dreams and can make them more vivid or make us more aware of them. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Does PMS cause you to have vivid dreams?

Does PMS cause you to have vivid dreams?

Maybe: I guess it is possible, but I have never had someone with PMS complain of that. ...Read more

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How can I deal with vivid dreams from effexor (venlafaxine)?

How can I deal with vivid dreams from effexor (venlafaxine)?

Not unusual....: All the antidepressants can cause vivid dreaming. Usually if one experiences this side effect, the dreams subside after a month or two, if one is on a stable dose. Vivid dreaming may come back if one changes the dose. If the dreaming doesn't seem to just go away, it may be a reason to change medications. ...Read more