first off some back ground: I got out of the Marine Corps almost a year ago. They put me through hell and back to the point I had no hope left to live. Now that I'm out I have a life again. Needless to say I have a lot of things to work through, but to the point.
The past couple weeks I keep finding things in my sleep. It started I would move in my sleep to find what I believe to a tick the size of a grape. I don't know because the moment I feel it I throw it across the room and then can't find it. This is a reacurring thing that's troubling me. But the past couple nights I've woken up with a clinched fist and a flash light under my pillow. The marines has left me waking up in anger, which is another issue. But that doesn't explain things whole bug thing. This morning I put my hand on my face, SWEAR to felt a grape size tick on my eye lid and woke up throwing it. Am I lossing it?! Please advise. Thank you
Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am glad to help you out. The two most common causes are schizophrenia and mania. Schizophrenia is also called split personality and in this there are abnormalities in the perception or expression of reality. The cause is increased dopamine activity in the mesolimbic pathway of the brain.
Treatment consists of antipsychotic medicines, cognitive behavior therapy and psychotherapy. Mania is usually associated with bipolar disease and hallucinations are an important aspect. Treatment usually consists of the mood stabilizing drug-lithium, anticonvulsants, antipsychotic drugs and benzodiazepines.
My sincere advice would be to get it evaluated from a psychiatrist.
It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.
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