False Awakening: Meaning, Causes, When to Worry - Deepstash
What Is False Awakening?

A false awakening refers to the strange experience of “waking up” when you actually remain asleep. It can involve vivid, realistic images that leave you feeling anxious and confuse...

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False Awakening: Meaning, Causes, When to Worry

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  • Type 1: A type 1 false awakening proceeds in a fairly straightforward way. After “waking up,” you do the same things you typically would. This type often won’t feel sc...

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What Causes It To Happen

A few suggested explanations for false awakenings include:

  • sleep disorders, such as insomnia and sleep apnea
  • anticipation, or kno...

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Lucid Dream

Many people who experience false awakenings also have lucid dreams.

In a lucid dream, you realize you’re dreaming. This knowledge allows you to maintain some control ...

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Sleep Better

Improving the sleep you get each night could help reduce the frequency of false awakenings. Here are some general pointers for better sleep:

  • Turn off your phone and other electronics at ...

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