January 24, 2006
Dr. Phil’s guests scream, punch, fight and even eat — all while they’re sleeping. They suffer from sleep terrors and nightmares that are destroying their lives. Dr. Phil offers his advice for putting these nighttime disorders to bed.
“It’s Like You’re Trapped”
Scott’s sleepwalking has gotten so dangerous that he has attempted to smother his wife, Heather, with a pillow, has walked outside shirtless in freezing weather, and has even kicked Heather in the stomach while she was pregnant.
‘I Live in Constant Fear’
For the past 20 years, Nathalie has been plagued by the same gruesome nightmare. Now she worries that she’s losing her sanity.
Angela has been eating in her sleep for the past 15 years. She wakes up to find chocolate on her clothes, food wrappers in her bed — even tuna casserole on her fingers!