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    RacerLady503 posted:
    Does anyone suffer from nightmares or sleep disturbances? I say the demons come for me when I sleep as a joke, but sometimes I seriously wonder! :)
    It only gets the best of me if I let it
    MissCaptainKirk responded:
    I used to have extremely terrifying nightmares that made me unable to eat during the day because I was so disturbed my stomach hurt.
    I don't have them as often anymore, except for recently they've come back. I don't know if it has anything to do with FM though.

    Hope your nightmares stop!
    RacerLady503 replied to MissCaptainKirk's response:
    I really wonder if it's just because I can't ever seem to hit the "deep" sleep anymore. I toss and turn and get a few minutes here and there but don't ever just sleep deeply like I used to!!! Blah!
    It only gets the best of me if I let it
    Maurny responded:
    Sometimes the medications we take can contribute to nightmares or bizarre dreams. Check your meds and adverse side effects.
    I had such really wierd and disturbing dreams with cymbolta, and worse when I stopped them.
    Hope this helps


    lizzietorres1969 responded:
    i do. always weird dreams, but they look so real i get up exhausted and sometimes scared. i believe is the depression medications. i take lyrica and celexa.
    FibroMitz replied to lizzietorres1969's response:
    I'm taking Lyrica and Cymbalta. I think the Lyrica gives the nitemares. I've had dreams where "satan" won't let me scream or speak! I know it's "him". But as soon as I remember that I am a child of GOD, I yell "JESUS"! and "he" screams and goes away! I don't know if it was the meds but that was occuring very often. Maybe it's the LORD telling me to call on him more.
    -Mitz in Idaho-

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