COVID-19 and Nightmares: How to Sleep More Peacefully

COVID-19 and Nightmares: How to Sleep More Peacefully

TAKE A PIX MEDIA/Stocksy Researchers report that more than half of all bad dreams recorded during a recent study involved the COVID-19 pandemic. Experts recommend ways to reduce nightmares including not dwelling on the bad dream and thinking of happy endings to potential dreams before going to sleep. “Since nightmares have a bigger impact when sleep is fragmented, getting good sleep is more important than ever during the COVID pandemic,” Martin said. Practice different dream endings Paruthi said for people who have recurring bad dreams or nightmares, she recommends a technique called imagery rehearsal. “Nightmares beginning within 3 months of a trauma are present in up to 80 percent of patients with PTSD,” Paruthi said.

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