PTSD Nightmares & Insomnia

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), previously known as “war neurosis,” is a psychiatric condition which develops in approximately 10% of persons who are exposed to severely threatening trauma (a single event or repeated episodes). One of the most distressing symptoms associated with this disorder are PTSD nightmares, insomnia, and other sleep problems. The trauma is usually …

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Night Terror (Sleep Terror)

Also members of the unpleasant menagerie of bad dreams and sleeping disorders, Night Terrors are known to be most frequent in children aged 3-13. Some adults suffer from Night Terrors too. Why do these disorders happen? What can one do to stop them? Can we prevent them? These are some of the issues I’ll address …

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How to Stop Nightmares & Bad Dreams

For some unfortunate people, sleep is not something to look forward to because that is when they are confronted with unpleasant and upsetting dreams, which can be extremely vivid, and sometimes even become full-fledged nightmares. Read on to learn how to stop nightmares and bad dreams naturally, without resorting to pharmaceuticals. Nightmare disorder affects approximately …

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How to Recover from Jetlag

For most people, Jet Lag (often described as a bad case of hangover, without the great night out) is no more than minor annoyance. First of all: it only affects those who travel by plane (which literally translates to millions of people every year though), and among those, only travelers who move East-to-West, or West-to-East. …

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Post-SSRI Sexual Dysfunction (PSSD)

Post-SSRI Sexual Dysfunction (PSSD) is a medical condition which as its name suggests is a sexual dysfunction which occurs after taking SSRI (selective serotonin uptake inhibitor) or SNRI (serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor) drugs. SSRIs (and SNRIs) are a widely used class of drug used to treat depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, generalized anxiety, social anxiety, …

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Withania somnifera: Ashwagandha Dreams & Benefits for Sleep

Ashwagandha (Radix Withaniae) is an Ayurvedic herbal medicine made from the dried roots of Withania somnifera, also known as Physalis somnifera or solanum somniferum, a plant from the nightshade family (Solancaeae). The name ashwagandha comes from Sanskrit and means “the smell and strength of a horse,” possibly alluding to the plant’s aphrodisiac/healing properties, its effects …

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Best Astral Projection Books

Robert Bruce Astral Dynamics by Robert Bruce Astral Dynamics: The Complete Book of Out-of-Body Experiences by Robert Bruce was my first book which introduced me to the fascinating subject of astral projection. When I first encountered it during the 1990s, it was in a PDF form circulating online, which came up with a “NEW” – …

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DMAE Dreams, Lucid Dreams, & OBEs

Dimethylaminoethanol (DMAE) is a colorless viscous liquid with fishy, ammoniacal odor. DMAE is also known as: dimethylethanolamine (DMEA) Deaner (deanol p-acetamidobenzoate) – sold until 1983 by Riker Laboratories as a prescription drug for children with learning and behavioral problems. 2-dimethylaminoethanol What Exactly is DMAE? DMAE is a substance naturally produced in the brain, which can …

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