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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

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

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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Hi , Please can you help me with this problem I am having lots of bad dreams were I am shouting and lashing out in my sleep this is ruining my life.

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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Hi , Please can you help me with this problem I am having lots of bad dreams were I am shouting and lashing out in my sleep this is ruining my life.

Night terrors: There is some evidence that night terrors can result from being overtired, hence creating a bedtime schedule can help. Also, if chronic, waking you up around the time they may occur (first few hours of sleep) can also help. Medications are rarely needed, and one old remedy some still use is valium for short period of time. ...Read more

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Is it possible that my sleeping pills give me bad dreams?

Is it possible that my sleeping pills give me bad dreams?

Some do : Some of the sleep pills do have side effects like bad dreams like vivid dreams also common are sleep walk sleep talk etc too so please discuss with your doctor if u have a history of se. ...Read more

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I cannot get deep sleep and wake up too often and have bad dreams and feel tired during daytime for two years, do u have suggestions?

I cannot get deep sleep and wake up too often and have bad dreams and feel tired during daytime for two years, do u have suggestions?

OSA: Obstructive sleep apnea is a consideration here. If you snore, feel tired after you sleep enough hours, fall asleep easily in different situations like watching tv, or riding a car; and mostly if this started at a time when you gained some weight, you should ask your dr about a sleep study to rule out osa, and other sleep disorders. ...Read more

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I stopped taking geodon (ziprasidone) because i really am not schizophrenic or other things. Once i discontinue i don't sleep and have bad dreams when i do. 2.5week?

I stopped taking geodon (ziprasidone) because i really am not schizophrenic or other things. Once i discontinue i don't sleep and have bad dreams when i do. 2.5week?

Geodon (ziprasidone): Need to have long discussion with your prescribing doctor about what the Geodon (ziprasidone) was prescribed for, what the withdrawal effects from stopping it suddenly, how to gradually taper if it is not agreeing with u, & what other alternatives are out there to try. ...Read more

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I go to sleep and have bad dreams but I see everything In the room I fell asleep in so I wake up confused not knowing if the dream was real or not ?

I go to sleep and have bad dreams but I see everything In the room I fell asleep in so I wake up confused not knowing if the dream was real or not ?

Are you taking any: medications? Please see your doc so he/she can help you sort this out. Possible side effects of medication. May be vivid dreaming from stress or something else. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Bad Dreams (Definition)

Bad dreams is a symptom in which a person remembers dreams that are stressful to him, such as scary dreams, dreams of getting chased by attackers, dreams of suffering ...Read more