Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.


Nightmares: Introduction

Dreams that are frightening and realistic. Nightmares may be distressing enough to wake a person. They can be caused by tiredness, stress and certain drugs such as some blood-pressure medications. Generally, everyone can expect to experience nightmares at some stage in their life. The occasional nightmare is normal but anyone experiencing regular nightmares that interferes with their sleep may need to seek help. ...more »

Symptoms of Nightmares

Home Diagnostic Testing

Home medical testing related to Nightmares:

Wrongly Diagnosed with Nightmares?

Nightmares: Related Patient Stories

Alternative Treatments for Nightmares

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed in various sources as possibly beneficial for Nightmares may include:

Nightmares: Complications

Read more about complications of Nightmares.

Causes of Nightmares

Read more about causes of Nightmares.

More information about causes of Nightmares:

Disease Topics Related To Nightmares

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Nightmares:

Nightmares: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:

Misdiagnosis and Nightmares

Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness because he suffered from sudden inability more »

Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions, more »

RLS sleep disorder causing night-time leg sensations often misdiagnosed: A common but relatively unknown sleep-related disorder called Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) is more »

ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults. Some adults can remain undiagnosed, and indeed the condition more »

Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) often fails to be more »

Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with an eating disorder is female. The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or have a delayed diagnosis. See misdiagnosis of more »

Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be undiagnosed in teenagers. The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression to be overlooked. See more »

Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression) may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of anxiety disorders). Failure to diagnose these anxiety disorders more »

Nightmares: Research Doctors & Specialists

Research related physicians and medical specialists:

Other doctor, physician and specialist research services:

Hospitals & Clinics: Nightmares

Research quality ratings and patient safety measures for medical facilities in specialties related to Nightmares:

Choosing the Best Hospital: More general information, not necessarily in relation to Nightmares, on hospital performance and surgical care quality:

Nightmares: Rare Types

Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:

Nightmares: Animations

Nightmares: Broader Related Topics

Nightmares Message Boards

Related forums and medical stories:

User Interactive Forums

Read about other experiences, ask a question about Nightmares, or answer someone else's question, on our message boards:


By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise