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Do you know a way to wake yourself up during a nightmare?

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Dr. Mark Fisher
Neurology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Impossible

What you're asking can't be done.
You are aware, aren't you, that people have having nightmares as long as there have been people? Other species also dream & for all we know they may have nightmares too, so nightmares may go back to BEFORE there were people. Exploring the symbolic content of your nightmares, in fact, may be a great source of personal insight. You DON'T need to be scared of them.

In brief: Impossible

What you're asking can't be done.
You are aware, aren't you, that people have having nightmares as long as there have been people? Other species also dream & for all we know they may have nightmares too, so nightmares may go back to BEFORE there were people. Exploring the symbolic content of your nightmares, in fact, may be a great source of personal insight. You DON'T need to be scared of them.
Dr. Mark Fisher
Dr. Mark Fisher
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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

A psychiatric evaluation may help.

In brief: No

A psychiatric evaluation may help.
Dr. John Goldman
Dr. John Goldman
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Dr. Beverly Dexter
Clinical Psychology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Nightmares

The goal is to actually sleep through your dreams not to wake up more.
THere really is no such thing as a bad dream if you sleep peacefully through them. Please check out my No More Nightmares class and Planned Dream Intervention. It is a skill you can learn in a 2 hour class that helps also stop waking up from dreams in the future.

In brief: Nightmares

The goal is to actually sleep through your dreams not to wake up more.
THere really is no such thing as a bad dream if you sleep peacefully through them. Please check out my No More Nightmares class and Planned Dream Intervention. It is a skill you can learn in a 2 hour class that helps also stop waking up from dreams in the future.
Dr. Beverly Dexter
Dr. Beverly Dexter
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