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Nightmares are dreams that may be scary or disturbing. There are some themes that are common for nightmares such as falling, feeling lost, feeling trapped or being chased. Nightmares are seen in all ages, but are more common in children, and are a part of normal development. Nightmares could also be part of post-traumatic stress disorders. Nightmares may be problematic if it affects the person’s sleep, and may lead to insomnia.

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