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Coma Dreams

Coma Dreams

Welcome to the introduction of my coma dreams.

Everyone has multiple dreams while sleeping but how many of those dreams are remembered? When I wake up I can only remember my dream for the first ten minutes of consciousness if I remember them at all. Even up to this day scientists and doctors are debating what causes your mind to dream while sleeping. Some doctors will tell you that a glad releases small amounts of Dimethyltryptamine (DMT) into the brain. DMT is the strongest Hallucinogen recorded to this day causing it to be illegal in the United States. Body produced DMT in small amounts can possibly be why you dream every night. Other doctors can’t explain what it is making your dreams each night.

One thing Doctors and scientists can agree on is that dreaming is important and natural. Dreams help your brain save important things or throw away unimportant things that happened during your day. Your dream is like your garbage man. He throws things out that you don’t need or he recycles important things that you can still use. Dreams clean and organize. I am still trying to figure out why my brain organized my dreams during my thirty day induced coma. During this time I had intensely vivid dreams that I still remember today. I find it strange my mind won’t remember or will forget a regular dream but it can remember my coma dreams after six years.

Most people don’t understand the difference of an induced coma to a deep coma. No matter what coma you’re in your body is on auto pilot. A doctor can put you into an induced coma using barbiturate sedatives. This type of sedative can put you into a mild or major coma state depending on how much is put into your body. In my case doctors at Stanford hospital would wean me off the sedative periodically to see how my healing process was going. If I was in a deep coma the doctors wouldn’t have a way to communicate with me to see if I was making progress.

I haven’t found out if my dreams while in my coma were hallucinations but I would love to know the truth. I’ve been told by many people (whom have zero degrees) the very strong sedatives have withdrawn symptoms including hallucinations. I agree that hallucinations are cause by the sedatives but I have so many factors (that will later be recognized depending on the story) why I don’t believe I was hallucinating. Stick around because I will introduce you to some of the weirdest, funniest, scariest, and most of all mind blowing dreams all from my thirty day induced coma.

 

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  1. pftsusan
    pftsusan
    Good post.; I'm looking forward to what's coming.
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    1. Matthew Tilford
      Matthew Tilford
      Thank you!
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  2. Julie Sinclair
    Julie Sinclair
    This is very amazing Matthew. I am so inspired by your work and your attitude towards life. You are a very positive person. I volunteer at the VA hospital and here I try to teach the wounded soldiers how to cope with life and have the same positive attitude toward life as you do. This summer we are planning to take a few of the men on a small beach vacation. I hope you will follow along on the adventure down the Pacific Coast Highway in California. You might like to take a trip there one day. I look forward to reading more of your work and I am enjoying your blog so much. Thank you so much for sharing this with us. Julie
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    1. Matthew Tilford
      Matthew Tilford
      I appreciate your comments Julie. I thank you for working with some of the most important people that are usually forgotten. Our veterans are very important to me. If you ever have a veteran that needs peer support please send them my way. Matt
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  3. Laurence
    Great post looking forward to your next
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  4. Daniel Andrei Garcia
    Daniel Andrei Garcia
    #8 Matthew, congratulations!
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