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Sporadic migraine minor speech+cognitive impairment minor hallucinations like confusion of surroundings, mild paranoia mood swings occasional lethargy?
Paranoia: Paranoia is the experience of extreme suspiciousness of others & their motives -- often feeling that they are out to get you, or otherwise mean you harm. Frank misreading of the others' meanings and intentions can lead to great fear. It may be outer projection of one's own anger. It can appear in many conditions, such as certain personality and delusional disorders, and other psychoses too. ...Read more
See a therapist: "Paranoia" is a specific symptom, usually associated with psychotic disorders. The term is often used in common conversation to refer to all kinds of fears, anxieties, suspiciousness, etc. If it is bothering you it could be worth at least consulting with a therapist to put your mind at ease and get a better handle on exactly where these feelings are coming from. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a psychiatrist: Make an appointment with a psychiatrist or ask your family medicine doctor to refer you to a psychiatrist. The treatment will be tailored to your unique symptoms of paranoia and to the cause of it (there are several possibilities). It should get significantly better with treatment. ...Read more
Check out feelings: Paranoid feelings can range from common concerns such as feeling a friend doesn't like you, to,severe distortions in thinking. For example, instead of a friend not liking you, you may think that people you know are plotting against you. It is easy to support these beliefs in your own mind, forgetting that the entire premise is wrong. Checking your thoughts out can bring relief. Therapy helps. ...Read more
Paranoia pervasive: You distrust & are ssupiciousness of others. You interpret others motives as malevolent beginning in early adulthood. 4 of folllowing present: you suspect that others are exploiting, harming or deceiving you. You do not trust loyalty or trustworthiness of friends /associates. Persistenltly bear grudges. Recurrent suspicion without justification of fidelity of others, sexual partner/spouse. ...Read more
Talk to family.: The best source of information is usually family. Seek help from your support system and discuss with them your concerns. Family members or people that live with you and know you well can provide crucial information. Utilize these resources. If help is needed for treatment, make an appointment with psychiatrist who can help treat your symptoms. ...Read more