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Why you have nightmares (and what you can do about it)

StarsInsider Logo By Stars Insider of StarsInsider | Slide 1 of 30: You come home tired from school or work, eat something, take a shower and go to bed. But what should be a refreshing night's sleep turns into a nightmare. You dream that someone has died, that terrible creatures are haunting you, and various other things that look like they've come out of a horror movie. Why do we have so many nightmares? Is it possible to do something to prevent them from happening? Find out the answer to these and other questions in this gallery.

Why you have nightmares (and what you can do about it)

You come home tired from school or work, eat something, take a shower and go to bed. But what should be a refreshing night's sleep turns into a nightmare. You dream that someone has died, that terrible creatures are haunting you, and various other things that look like they've come out of a horror movie.

Why do we have so many nightmares? Is it possible to do something to prevent them from happening? Find out the answer to these and other questions in this gallery.
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