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Can someone have hallucinations on ecstasy?

Can someone have hallucinations on ecstasy?

Yes to hallucination: Ecstasy (mdma) can cause derealization, depersonalization, visual hallucinations, decreased appetite, dry mouth, tooth grinding & problems concentrating. After- affects include irritability, anxiety, paranoia, depressed mood, fatigue, diarrhea, constibation, apathy, vertigo, lightheadedness & insomnia. Stroke, coma, organ failure & death can also occur. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Ali
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Hallucinations (Definition)

Hallucinations involve sensing things while awake that appear to be real, but instead have been ...Read more


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Why might someone keep having "fast" hallucinations?

Why might someone keep having "fast" hallucinations?

Bipolar disorder: Hallucinations are symptoms of psychosis, which may be due to drugs, trauma, infection, or psychotic illnesses. If someone is manic, he or she may experience hallucinations and speeding up of all of their body's functions. A consultation with a Psychiatrist is immediately warranted. ...Read more

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Would someone normally have a simple hallucination every so often?

Would someone normally have a simple hallucination every so often?

Maybe: I am not sure what you are calling a simple hallucination. There are common hallucinations such as hearing you name called when no one is around. If you are concerned, i suggest you consult you doctor or a mental health professional. ...Read more

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How to tell someone theyre having hallucinations if actually based on reality?

See definition: A hallucination is when you perceive something but there is no stimulus. If someone "sees" a ghost in the shadows of a dimly lit room he may be seeing an illusion not a hallucination. ...Read more

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Can you explain if it's possible for someone who doesn't take drugs to have hallucinations?

Can you explain if it's possible for someone who doesn't take drugs to have hallucinations?

It is possible: This is a symptom of schizophrenia or a mood disorder with psychotic features. It is not normal and a doctor should evaluate the patient. ...Read more

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Is taking a long time (than normal) to respond to someone else a symptom of hallucinations? I.E. Taking a long time to answer questions, or respond.

No: Taking a long time to respond is not a hallucination. Hallucinations are sensing things while awake that appear to be real, but instead have been created by the mind, as in hearing things or seeing things that are not real. ...Read more

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Could someone with bpd have hallucinations?

Bpd: Whether u r referring to bipolar disorder or borderline personality do, if severe enough, yes. ...Read more

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What is that condition called when a person thinks that there is someone behind them when actually there isn't any? Can it be a kind of hallucination?

Could be delusion: If its a fixed belief that someone is following but no one is there, then it's a delusion. If someone is actually sensed by one of the special senses, without anyone actually being there, it's a hallucination. Sometimes people with ptsd can have a fear of being followed or watched, w/o it being either of above; this is hypervigilance. If you are having any of above seek psychiatric eval asap. ...Read more

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As hallucinations get worse what happens next with someone who has dementia with Lewy bodies. Sees stick people and animals all over in and out side?

As hallucinations get worse what happens next with someone who has dementia with Lewy bodies.  Sees stick people and animals all over in and out side?

Slow progression: Lewy body disease has a number of symptoms including parkinsonian type movements, memory problems, waxing and waning alertness and awareness, visual hallucinations and delusions. Find a local healthcare provider to assist you. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what to expect with someone who has experienced sleep paralysis and hallucinations?

Can you tell me what to expect with someone who has experienced sleep paralysis and hallucinations?

Sleep fragmentation: Sleep paralysis ; hypnagogic/hypnopompic hallucinations are due to the intrusion of rem sleep into wakefulness. This occurs due to fragmentation of sleep, that can be attributed to narcolepsy, sleep apnea, as well as other sleep disorders. Treating the underlying disorder can treat them. Having adequate sleep can help. If you're having them often, see a sleep doctor so it can be evaluated. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of anxiety disorders and hallucinations? Is it normal for someone to react slowly?

What are the symptoms of anxiety disorders and hallucinations? Is it normal for someone to react slowly?

Completely Different: Anxiety disorders have to do with feeling nervous, worrying, obsessing or having panic attacks or ptsd. Hallucinations are symptoms. There are different kind of hallucinations (auditory, visual and more). If a person has hallucinations, that means they are psychotic. There are both physical and mental causes. Often, folks with schizophrenia hear voices and are anxious because of paranoia. ...Read more

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When using nitrous oxide at the dentist office, can someone have auditory hallucinations?

When using nitrous oxide at the dentist office, can someone have auditory hallucinations?

Nitrous Oxide: In the vast majority of cases, with low to moderate doses of nitrous oxide in the dental office, these types of situations do not occur. In higher doses it becomes more common. One of my dentist friends had a police officer who suddenly jumped out of the chair and drew his gun. Scary! ...Read more

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How to remove hallucinations?

How to remove hallucinations?

Consult physician: Consult a psychiatrist (or neurologist) for full evaluation of nature & extent of hallucinations in order to develop a specific treatment plan. Hallucinations may occur with many psychiatric, medical, neurological & substance use conditions and evaluation is necessary to determine specific cause. ...Read more

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What can cause hallucinations?

What can cause hallucinations?

Hypothesis : One theory that could apply to your question is what's known as the dopamine hypothesis.Dopamine is a nerotransmitter which, according to the theory, is in excess. That means there's too much dopamine in the neuroreceptors, and this contributes to hallucinations. ...Read more

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What counts as a hallucination?

Hallucination: This is hearing or seeing something others in the room will not see or hear even if you instruct them to look and listen. This is not the same as an illusion - that involves mistaking something for something else and can be a normal lapse of attention of a leap to a conclusion. If in doubt find a psychiatrist or psychologist and share the experience, and ask. ...Read more

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How do you get a hallucination?

How do you get a hallucination?

Hypothesis : One theory that could apply to your question is what's known as the dopamine hypothesis.Dopamine is a nerotransmitter which, according to the theory, is in excess. That means there's too much dopamine in the neuroreceptors, and this contributes to hallucinations. ...Read more

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Can ginger cause hallucinations?

Can ginger cause hallucinations?

Never seen it: This seems to be a popular question online, but i've never seen anyone hallucinate from ginger. Doesn't mean it couldn't happen though. ...Read more

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Hallucinations: how to stop them?

Evaluation first: Hallucinations can come from many different causes. Thorough evaluation guides treatment. Some potential issues: drug or alcohol intoxication or withdrawal; medication side effects; metabolic encephalopathy; other toxins; psychotic disorders like schizophrenia, psychotic depression, or bipolar mania; tumors; degenerative disorders, etc. Please see your doctor asap for help with this! ...Read more

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Which drugs cause hallucinations?

Hallucinogens: Abused substances are Psychedelics such as LSD, Dissociatives such as PCP, or Delirients such as Nutmeg. ...Read more