Nightmares, also known as “wet dreams”, is the phenomenon of ejaculation during sleep – a man’s normal physiology, not harmful to health and will gradually disappear.
Nightmares are often accompanied by sexual dreams, hence the term “wet dreams”. This phenomenon usually occurs at night but can also occur during daytime naps.
Doctor Le Duy Thao, Department of Andrology, Hong Ngoc General Hospital, said that nightmares mainly occur in adolescents, between the ages of 9 and 19, often also the first ejaculation marking the onset of sexual dysfunction. reproductive maturity of a man. Nightmares can occur in adult men who have not had sex or masturbated for a long time, helping to release the amount of sperm produced in the body.
Nightmares can also be encountered in cases of stimulation before and during sleep such as watching sex movies… Men with physical weakness, nervous tension or abuse of alcohol and stimulants can also have nightmares. .
Usually during adolescence, nightmares appear once or twice a month and will gradually disappear with adulthood and regular sexual activity.
According to doctors, this condition is not harmful to health, but too much nightmare can cause nutritional deficiencies, body weakness, fatigue. When too much sperm is ejaculated out of the body due to spermatorrhea, and the testicles do not have enough time to produce a new amount, it can make the sperm weaker and the number will also decrease.
Those who dream too much without treatment can lead to erectile dysfunction such as premature ejaculation, delayed ejaculation or erectile dysfunction… affecting marital happiness.
In the case of thick dreams, men should exercise regularly, improve their physical and mental health, and reduce unnecessary sensitive thoughts. Limit stimuli before and during sleep; do not view “black” websites. Limit alcohol, stimulants, avoid stress. Choose the right size pants for your body, don’t wear too tight pants that will cause the penis to be stimulated, which is harmful to reproductive health.
Strengthen nutritional supplements, especially foods containing zinc, selenium, vitamins… good for reproductive health in men. In particular, children reaching puberty need to talk to their parents or a trusted person such as a doctor for advice on sex. Families need to be sensitive and share with their children so that they can better understand their bodies and avoid anxiety, shame and guilt.
“If the state of nightmares still does not decrease, affecting health and psychology, it is necessary to see a doctor for early diagnosis and timely treatment,” the doctor recommended.