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Can I Have RBD This Young?

by Kayla

I am an 18 year old female and I think I may have RBD. I'm not sure how often I experience it because I don't sleep in the same room with anyone but I have thrown myself out of bed on three occasions, all were because I was trying to get away from a spider or a wasp, only one was witnissed when I was in a hotel at Disneyland. That one hurt because there was a wall like a foot away.

Lately, like within the past eight months I have noticed other odd things. One night I had a dream I had to let in the light to save a plant and in the morning I found some blinds ripped off in my bed. Another time I had a dream I was trying to get out of a cruise ship through a vent and in the morning the ceiling vent was half off the wall and there was a cut on my stomach.

Another time I was having a dream I'm not sure what about but I was moving my arms and I touched the wall and it kinda woke me up but I was like in an inbetween stage or something because I became very scared because I thought I was in a box so I started pounding on the wall and screaming for help.

One time my brother in the morning said he heard someone running up and down the stairs during the night, that night I had a dream I was running up and down a mountain.

I'm not sure but I may if I have it, have had it longer than I have noticed it. When I was younger at science camp I was having a dream I was kicking a football and I actually ended up kicking the window and blinds ( I was in a bunk bed). Also one of the times I threw myself out of bed was when I was like seven or eight.

My grandfather was never diagnosed but he had something very similar from an early age as well and people on his navy ship called him the midnight marauder, once he dreamed there was an earthquake and carried my grandma out of the house, so maybe it's a genetic thing?

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