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Strange and meaningless dreams...

Discussion in 'Diabetes Discussions' started by leslie10152, May 9, 2017.

  1. leslie10152

    leslie10152 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Frequently, when my glucose levels are out of control, I have really unusual dreams.

    I recently dreamed of being at a depot where old clothes were collected for various purposes. I am standing outside a wire mesh fence, and there is a guard dog behind it. I notice that its right front leg has been torn off at the shoulder, and the left foot has been removed at the ankle. There are two people with me, but they stand just outside my periferal vision.

    Some one comes out of a building to my left to take the dog away. I tell them I am looking for a jacket. The person leads me into the building to a series of lockers. Inside are large canvas bags that contain articles of clothing. I am searching through the clothing, yet I am asking myself why am I here?

    Does anyone else have these bizarre dreams?
     
  2. Resurgam

    Resurgam Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    Bizarre and frightening - particularly the one where I dream I wake up and find there is a huge white figure dressed like the statue of liberty standing by the bed.
    I have not had a nightmare of the worst sort since I lowered my blood glucose readings to below 8 mmol/l - and my ability to write fantasy fiction has gone downhill recently too, so there might be a connection.
     
  3. Jaylee

    Jaylee Type 1 · Expert
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    Hi,
    if I was to hazard a guess..?
    Classic lost something anxiety dream..
    Security. The "jacket" symbolic of protection maybe? the "compound with the depot" & even the amputated guard dog..

    D related health thing worry??
     
  4. Lampman

    Lampman Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I certainly get some odd and lucid dreams in times of stress. The last couple of months since my glucose levels have been going down, none. That would seem to indicate a possible connection with glucose levels. Time will tell!
     
  5. Lamont D

    Lamont D Reactive hypoglycemia · Master

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    Oh yeah!
    During my hypo hell period, I had really vivid and colourful dreams often violent and recurring what would be called nightmares, most of them were so lucid that I have found myself across the room and in distress on the floor with bruises and in pain, the wife still won't sleep with me if I feel a bit off!
    I would also say, that I suffered from these types of dreams with childhood diseases when young and when through puberty.
    And as others have said they have lessened in frequency and intensity since having good blood glucose levels and control.
     
  6. douglas99

    douglas99 I reversed my Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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