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unable to wake from dream

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I get this a few days a week, not sure how to describe but the dreams are not always nightmares. Sometimes I see dead relatives and can't get to them but the dream just goes on and on. My family has tried to wake me but it does not work. It holds me sometimes for 12-16 hours in sleep. My daughter said I was moving my arms and legs once but she couldn't wake me. any ideas? I have not been on any new medicine to cause this either. My doctors have no clue or any ideas on what to do to stop it.
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replied June 4th, 2019
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Suggest you ask your doc for a referral to an MD who specializes in sleep. Look for AASM board certification.
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replied August 2nd, 2019
Hello and welcome to EHF !


I went through your query and i understand your concern.Dreaming is part of sleep cycle and common in rapid eye movement sleep. If you believe dreams and vivid and compromising your sleep consult a sleep disorder specialist.



Take care
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