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What's New At A Glance

Sleep Paralysis With Hooded Figures

So I am fairly conditioned to my SP problem, it has been happening since about the age of 6. I am 30 now and I believe that its time to find out more about

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From Sleep Deprived To Can't Sleep Enough With Fybromyalgia

I was diagnosed with Fybromyalgia 5 years ago and slowly over the years my sleep has become less and less to the point of having no sleep to maybe an hour

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Sleep Deprived For 40 Years

I've had insomnia since I was 20 years old. I could never manage to fall asleep before 4 or 5 a.m. My alarm would go off at 7:00 and I would get ready

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2 Known Incidents Of Acting Out In My Dreams

When I was perhaps 10, I visited my friend Polly, who was a few years older than me, and spent the night. We used to live next door but I had moved to

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Husband Behaves Strangely When Asleep - I'm Wondering If It's RBD

My husband and I have been married for almost two years. For his whole life, people have told him that he talks in his sleep, to the point where they have

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Two of my most hilarious sleepwalking incidents...

For the first, I was having a special morning with my ten-year-old child who was about to take off for a camping expedition with her schoolmates. I was

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Lucky To Be Alive - Passed Out Behind The Wheel, Narcolepsy Diagnosis Followed

Driving on the highway in the spring of 2009 I inexplicably 'passed out' behind the wheel. I vaguely recall the sound of a car horn and the sound of rough

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How RBD Ruined My Relationship

I have had RBD for a few years but I thought everyone had these episodes so I never payed attention to it. It wasn't until after I started sleeping at

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You Do NOT Have To Snore Or Be Overweight To Have Sleep Apnea!

I cannot begin to tell you how upset it makes me that every single article I read on sleep apnea always put all the emphasis on snoring with sleep apnea.

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Raped By A Stranger With Sexsomnia

This happened about three years ago. I was asleep in bed when apparently my father had gone outside to a neighbour's house for a reason that I don't remember

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More Than Fifty Years to Diagnosis of Narcolepsy

This account is only roughly chronological given symptoms appearing, treatments, new approaches, plus changes in doctors, the advent of the internet, and

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Am I Having Narcolepsy Too?

Hi, I'm a 17 year old female and I think I'm having this too... I feel sleepy during the day and I get a lot of headaches too. Sometimes I can't even

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My Diagnosis with Narcolepsy Saved My Life

Picture this: it's 6:45 AM. The sun is just rising over a green, flat-roofed bungalow in Puerto Rico. The neighbor's chickens are clucking happily while

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Dentist Sent From Heaven Fixed My Jaw Problems, Migraines, And Grinding Teeth

I have been having jaw problems for years now. It all started with a dentist who put in a filling but did not file it down properly, and suddenly I started

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Multiple Sleep Terrors In One Night

Last night I had multiple sleep terrors. It was almost unbearable. The state I am in when I realize I am having one is almost terrifying, like a small

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About This Site

Welcome! This site is continuously being created by students of Dr. William C. Dement's Sleep And Dreams course at Stanford University.

We made this site as a call to action for people all over the world to live healthier, happier, safer, and more productive lives by learning about their own sleep. We have faith that reading the information provided on this site will motivate you to be smart about your sleep deprivation and strategic about your alertness in order to live life to your fullest, most energetic potential.

In fact, we challenge you to do so! What do you say, are you up for the challenge?

The Stanford Sleep Book

Stanford Sleep Book Picture

Dr. Dement's pioneering textbook has been the core text for Sleep and Dreams since 1980, but it has just recently been made available to the wider public for the first time.

In it you'll find a more detailed account of the most important things you need to know about sleep, alertness, dreams, and sleep disorders. Studies, statistics, plus plenty of Dr. Dement's classic anecdotes painting the history of sleep medicine.

Preface | Intro | Contents | Get A Copy

More Sleep Resources

The Zeo

A revolution in personal sleep tracking, the Zeo is a wireless headband that transmits your brainwaves in realtime to a dock (pictured here) or your smartphone. The result? You can wake up and see exactly what stages of sleep you were in during the night! Unprecedented personalized sleep knowledge.

Sleep Paralysis: A Dreamer's Guide

Sleep Paralysis Treatment Book

Ever woken up paralyzed? A surprising number of us have, believe it or not. But few know the actual causes of this phenomenon, and fewer still how to exert control over it. Dream researcher and sleep paralysis expert Ryan Hurd shares breakthrough insights into how to do just that.

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