Sleep Disorders

6 Facts About Nightmares


Fear is not the main emotion in nightmares

Nightmares happen during REM sleep

Five to six percent of people have nightmares

Nightmares can be triggered by traumatic events

Bad dreams and nightmares are different

Physical aggression is the most reported theme in nightmares

Allison Tsai

Allison Tsai

Allison wrote for HealthCentral as an editor and producer for Allergy, Asthma, Cold & Flu, COPD, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Skin Care, Skin Cancer, and Sleep Disorders.