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... s. When I was younger, I had night terrors, but those dissapeared, I believe, by the age of 5. Since then, however, and increasing in frequency, I've had these hallucinations in the middle of the night. I wake up suddenly and see anything from my cat floating up and away from me to a man or woman in my doorway watching me. ... (15 replies)
... Wow, I've never heard of anybody having both hypnopompic hallucinations, and sleepwalking problems. I always considered them opposite ends of the same spectrum. ... (15 replies)
... I have had Hypnopompic Hallucinations for most of my life. ... (15 replies)

... Hello All, Seems some of you are familiar with hypnopompic hallucinations (a hallucination that you see when waking up - could be in the middle of the night. Oftentimes a figure from your dream or bugs/spiders, etc appears in your room. It can be accompanied by sleep paralysis, but I don't personally experience that. Usually doesn't last too long and as you slowly wake... (15 replies)
... Hmmm, when I was younger, like 12 and under, I would only have the hallucinations when I was out of my comfort zone (i.e. on holiday, sleeping in a different bed in a different place). Don't be surprised or afraid if you start to have them more often as you get older. I do think anxiety can bring them on too. (15 replies)
... orders. I have the opposite problem. I even create an obstacle course for myself sometimes so I don't leave the room. The natural fear of sleepwalking AND the hallucinations is that I might hurt my daughter. Maybe this medicine will take care of BOTH problems!! ... (15 replies)
... re suffering from the same symptoms that have been listed in this thread then its really pretty unambiguous. You suffer from sleep paralysis with hypnopompic and hypnogogic hallucinations. I had two different sleep specialists that both seemed compelled to inject narcolepsy into the discussion. ... (15 replies)
... I've been meaning to get on boards like this and tell my experience with this. I had had similar but very mild symptoms throughout childhood, and then my freshman year in college I really started to get affected by sleep paralysis and hallucinations. I finally went to the doctor and was prescribed nortriptylene (sp?). I took it every night with dinner and it worked quite... (15 replies)
... I sometimes see black spider like scribble when I awake! I've been Googling this phenomenon and results often point to Hypnopompic Hallucinations. ... (2 replies)
... Unless it's the only way to cope because it really helps, don't take clonazepam as this will worsen your daytime fatigue and sleepiness. Also, it's a habit forming drug. Doctors can be quick with using meds as a quick fix without considering the real and long term consequences for the patients who take them. Welcome the world of sleep disorders. You have a long road ahead... (1 replies)
... ep paralysis or can occur in isolation when people are falling asleep or waking up. Referred to as hypnagogic hallucinations when accompanying sleep onset and as hypnopompic hallucinations when occurring during awakening, these delusional experiences are unusually vivid and frequently frightening. ... (3 replies)
... Visual and auditory hallucinations are linked to severe sleep deprivation. Depression is also a side effect of sleep deprivation. Have you been to a sleep specialist for a physical evaluation? ... (3 replies)
... ts normal but if it hasnt happend before then its probly nothing more than a nightmere and you just happend to be waking up. I experience what I think are called hypnopompic hallucinations as I wake up. They have happend alot throughout my life. I know they are scary but if its isolated try not to worry too much. ... (15 replies)
... but you can still kind of be susceptible to dreamlike images called hypnopompic hallucinations.... these can be as vague as shadowy figures or as vivid as a presense in the room with you. ... (1 replies)
... I think the first one i remember was when i was 16 and i woke up and saw someones legs but i thought it was my dad,i asked him later that day and he said it wasn't him. Im 18 now and ive woke up a few times seeing something. Last year i woke up with a face coming towards me so ir eached out and turned my light on,this really scared me and i slept with my bedroom door open for... (15 replies)
... Ive woken up a few times seeing someone stood near me, the other night i saw someone jumping out of my wall :S i dont have it that often the last time was when i was on holiday,there were lizards around and i woke up seeing them on the floor but i don't know if i was dreaming as how i was sleeping i couldn't even see the floor and ive seen spiders crawling along my bed too. (15 replies)
... Hey, thanks. It is definately a relief to find people out there who are experiencing the same things that I am--I can relate exactly to what you said about being afraid to go to sleep, walking and talking without realizing that you seem insane...in any case, my good news is that this medication seems to be doing its job. From my research, it looks like it has been prescribed... (15 replies)
... Well, welcome to the club my friend. First of all....you're not crazy, okay? That's the first "whew" about this. It sounds like you have a really good grasp of things, even better than some of us. I personally haven't seen a doctor yet. I just pray every night. I haven't had an episode in at least a week, thank goodness. I think it's because I have been taking Benedryl... (15 replies)
... By the way, in the research I've been doing, I stumbled onto a very helpful site that seems to deal specifically with a lot of what I've read in this forum. If you look at the section on Parasomnias, you can see my supposed disorder (REM Behavior Disorder), as well as others that may be helpful to you. Here's the site; I would take advantage of it. ... (15 replies)
... Zuke, I was recently referred to a neurologist because of my sleep paralysis... but I have yet to make an appointment because the referral sheet says "possible narcolepsy"... and I'm very sure that I'm not narcoleptic... your post has made me a little more certain of myself and not going.. anyhow, I am also completely fascinated by sleep paralysis. The experience, though... (15 replies)




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