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so I sleep a lot, and sometimes when I'm completely exhausted, I hallucinate. (please read additional info.)

when I work a lot or get stressed out, I have no problem falling asleep. but when and only when I'm exhuasted or stressed, I always wake up in the middle of the night to someone standing in my room talking to me. they're always people I know, and I always talk back; until I realize I'm hallucinating and no ones there but me. I have many many examples. I don't know what it is or why I do it, but my aunt is the only other individual I know that does the same. so I need some help?

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You may be experiencing what's called hypnogogic hallucinations ( not a good speller). Occur most often just in transition from sleep to wakeful state. Talk to a doctor---it's generally considered a sleep disorder I think-/sort of a variant like sleep walking. Don't be afraid to see someone about it.

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I hope you don't mind my saying, but that's FASCINATING! :O

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well it's just crazy. I use to e scared, but it's happened so much I'm used to it. like it would be a teacher o mine standing in my room telling me an assignment I need to do and telling me to get up, or a good friend telling me I need to paint my fingernails, or a boy asking me for a bottle of water. and everybody would look at me stupidly when I saw them the next day and had an assignment never assigned or a random bottle of water or paint all over my hands from painting my nails in the dark. but I don't do what they say any more, I just talk back, but not on purpose. they seem so real for the whole 45 seconds they're there with me.
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I find it all so interesting... It sounds kind if like a scary movie! Good luck, though, and best wishes.
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haha thanks I guess.
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Definitlly talk to ur dr it is some sort of sleep disorder and trust this coming from one who's been there the effects of sleep deprivation only get worse

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thanks. :)
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It is definitely a sleep disorder and is easily treated by an MD.

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It would be a good idea to check with your doctor if you are on any meds that might be causing what you are calling hallucinations. But have you ever considered that you may have a gift? Some people may think it's crazy but some people really can talk to and even see spirits. It's not a frightening thing. Sometimes they have a message to impart & once it's given & you understand it the spirit goes away. The fact that your Aunt has the same ability means it runs through your family. Mostly this ability tends to fall on females in a family. Know that you are not alone, many people share this gift.

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well, they do tell me to do things, but little things. (read the comment posted on a previous answer to this question) but they are always people I know and people that are alive. it's never been anyone dead. only one time did I see someone I didn't know, and it was when I was hallucinating a line of people at the foot of my bed one night after I worked concession at a ballgame with a friend, and he was just standing there asking for a hotdog. once I told him we were out, he was gone. that's the only time in 12 years I saw someone I didn't know.
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