Common Nightmares and What They Mean

We've all been there: You wake up in a cold sweat, frantically turn on the lights, and realize you've just been the victim of a terrible dream. When it happens, you immediately start to wonder, "What does my nightmare mean?" If you've been waking up scared and confused night after night, get some answers with this list of the most common nightmares, and the dream meanings behind them.

When nightmares attack, it may be a comfort to know that you're not alone. What are the most common nightmares? Your teeth falling out, getting chased by a shadowy figure, or suddenly noticing that your totally naked are a few that rank among the top. Check out this list to find out what they mean for your waking life, and what you can do to stop having them.