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My First Disturbing Experience of Paralysis

Feb 19th 2011 After being kept awake all night due to my little brother's 3 friends, and I mean ALL NIGHT. From 11 when my head hit the pillow I was waken

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How Do You Start A Lucid Dream?

I've only had one lucid dream in my life. It was really exciting, but here are some details about my dreams: I rarely have bad dreams. But when I do,

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Sleep Paralysis / Lucid Dreaming in the Same Experience?

I'm laying in bed trying to go to sleep so so hard but I just can't, I can't hit the switch of sleep time. Next thing I know I feel like I'm sinking slowly

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Fatigue and a Feeling of Constant Dread With My Sleep Apnea

I was diagnosed about 8 years ago with OSA - having about 20-25 episodes every hour (Apnea/Hypopnea Index) where I would stop breathing. I would wake

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Sleeping Beauty And A Sexomniac

I sleep like a rock. I work 6 days a week and usually fall asleep within seconds. I can usually remember at least part of one dream per night and I know

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I'm A Sexsomniac

I am a 28 year old lesbian female. I used to have episodes of sleep sex quite frequently from age 18 to 21. I would wake up in the middle of the night

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Unsettling with Family History of Narcolepsy

Hello, I am a 16 year old girl and I am sure I definitely have some sort of sleep disorder. My mother says that there is a history of Narcolepsy on her

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Staying Safe With Narcolepsy

I was diagnosed with narcolepsy in 2018. I cannot watch movies and have to pull over while driving to have a 15 minute sleep at times. I have tried the

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Narcoleptic From Day One and Not "Failure To Thrive"

I was born in 1979 and 3rd in the line of siblings. I never cried in the middle of the night like my brothers did. My mom said she had to wake me up

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Hallucinations from Narcolepsy - You Are Not Alone

For a while now I have been having hallucinations everyday and night nonstop. When I was younger it only happened at night, but about a year ago they began

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The Constant Crunch Of Teeth Grinding

My nickname is Jane... I'm 32 years old and I just found out I may possibly be suffering from Bruxism 😑. At the age of 28 I started waking up to loud

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Bruxism Discovered After Nearly Twenty Years of Terrible Headache Pain

It wasn't until I was in my twenties that my dentist realized I had been grinding my teeth at night, likely for most of my life. It took chipping one of

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Teeth Hurt From CPAP? Or Maybe Grinding!

After 4 months on CPAP my teeth started hurting and were loose every morning. I have a history of perfectly formed teeth that fit nicely in my jaw and

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Lifted Off The Bed And Paralysed!

Last night i went to bed about midnight, i was so tired and was falling into a deep sleep, which is unusual for me as i have been on sleeping pills for

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Sleep Paralysis And Needing To Go To The Toilet!

I have had severe ME for 20 years and during this time I have experienced sleep paralysis numerous times, both during the morning when waking from sleep

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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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