A person’s nightmare grew to become a actuality after he dreamed about reducing meat — solely to appreciate he’d sliced off his personal genitals in his sleep.
Kofi Atta, a farmer from the south of Ghana, was dreaming about getting ready meat for his household whereas asleep in his chair at dwelling on Aug. 12.
The 42-year-old stated he doesn’t know the way or when he picked up the knife, however he awoke “confused” in a pool of his personal blood and in excessive ache, in accordance with BBC Information Pidgin.
“I dey sit inside chair wey I fall asleep, in order I dey sleep I dream say I dey minimize meat wey dey in entrance of me,” Atta stated in Ghanaian pidgin English to the information outlet.
After waking and realizing what had occurred, the person started to yell for assist — with neighbors fortunately listening to him and dashing to his help.
He was rushed to a hospital in vital situation however was stabilized and given fluids. On Aug. 16, Atta instructed reporters he’ll want surgical procedure as he utterly severed his genitals.
Ghanaian channel GHOne TV reported that Atta’s spouse, Adwoa Konadu, wasn’t dwelling when the incident occurred and obtained a name from a neighbor who was on the scene saying he was ”bleeding profusely as he has minimize off his manhood with a pointy knife.”
The outlet reported that when she arrived she tried to cease the bleeding, reportedly utilizing a diaper, earlier than driving her husband to St. Francis Xavier Hospital in Assin Fosu. He was later transferred to the Komfo Anokye Educating Hospital in Kumasi for additional remedy however is reportedly involved that he can not afford remedy.
The farmer hasn’t detailed whether or not he suffers from any sleep-related circumstances, nevertheless it’s been theorized he could also be affected by parasomnia — a time period for uncommon behaviors skilled throughout totally different levels of sleep.
In line with Healthline, parasomnia circumstances embrace nightmares, evening terrors, sleepwalking, sleep speaking and REM Sleep Conduct Dysfunction.