It is an element of double meaning: support or an instrument of punishment. In the first case, if the dream in which it appears is pleasant, the image represents a solid and competent friend. If, on the contrary, you have an unpleasant perception of the dream (you are weak or limp), it is a sign that you lack confidence to address certain situations. When the cane functions as a weapon it means that in real life you are behaving tyrannically and are using your power arbitrarily. If you punish an animal with a cane you may be having problems with your own nature. If it is a person, it usually represents some part of yourself you dislike. For the Freudian school, the cane is identified with physical virility. For the Jungian, it refers to psychic masculinity.According to the old masters in the oneiric field this dream omen is negative.
Inflammation, it is associated with diabetes, stroke, arthritis, heart disease as well as premature aging. There have been researches showing that people who gets less than six hours of sleep a night have their blood levels higher than those who get more. A study done in 2010 has figured that the C-reactive protein is higher in people who only get a few hours of sleep every night. According to Dr. Rapoport, people suffering from sleep apnea or insomnia could develop high blood pressure as well as inflammation, so treatment of these sleep disorders must be followed.
One of the reasons why people always get involved in road accidents is that, they are tired while driving, or that they lack sleep. Many people do not realize that their performance can be highly affected by having not enough sleep. Sleep deprivation can affect reaction as well as decision making, not to mention that it could make a person unable to drive well. It goes the same with drunk driving.