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Terrifying dreams... - September 30th 2009, 11:06 PM

I've had several dreams this week...They've all been different scenerio's of me dying....I'm terriffied! I'm on some drug that's supposed to make you not dream! But WTF??? What could this mean?

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Re: Terrifying dreams... - September 30th 2009, 11:50 PM

Maybe you can see if you can get your medicine switched? It sounds like the medicine could possibly be having the opposite effect on you than it's supposed to have. At least tell your doctor about this happening and they can decide what's best for you.
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Re: Terrifying dreams... - October 1st 2009, 05:12 AM

Hey Katelin

I've dealt with the same sort of things your having troubles with for years, so hopefully I may be able to help some.

When I was looking into types of treatment, I found medications like you're speaking of to seem to be the worst of options. There are so many problems that come about with medications meant to make you stop dreaming, as hopefully you were warned about when put on these medications. There are other ways that are more able to work (that won't be hit or miss) and will have less side effects.

There are a few different therapy options. I honestly can't name them off, as I didn't end up following through with treatment of any sort (Note: don't do that). There are therapists who work with sleep issues, though. The processes of these therapies (and therapy in general) can be slow, but highly rewarding. I'm sorry I don't have a list of some kinds of therapies you could try, I tried looking around quickly and wasn't coming up with anything, but I swear there's places you can find loads of information about sleep therapies.

I'm not trying to scare you out of using medication for it, I completely understand how scary it is. However, I would highly suggest you try some things that aren't messing around with the chemicals in your brain, because medications to stop dreams are seriously pretty hardcore.

If you have any questions about things, feel totally free to PM me or something. I might be able to come up with some things I did for myself that helped. Best of luck with things.

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Re: Terrifying dreams... - October 8th 2009, 02:49 AM

It may well be the medication giving you these dreams. You'll have to decide if the benefits outweigh the dreams and other side effects. If not, you may try a different medication. Make sure yoe tell your doctor of these side effects so she/he will be able to prescribe you something will be a better fit for you. Good luck!
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Re: Terrifying dreams... - October 9th 2009, 06:23 PM

Im having the same problem recently. I don't know what's the cause, Ive never had anything like it. I just know what others have told me in the past, and some recent advice.

Maybe something's happened recently, that's scarred you? Go see a couselor if that's it. 'Cos it's having an effect on you. The other thing I personally find, is that if you are tired enough, you don't dream. So maybe do something really physicall during the day, that will exhaust you in the evening.
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