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I'm 14 Years Old And Afraid To Sleep Because Of Noises And Hallucianations

by Anonymous

I'm 14 years old and terrified to sleep. I get anxious the second it gets darker outside, and by the time I have to go to bed (around 10pm) I get tired as hell but can't fall asleep for a long time. I start to hallucinate and to hear and feel things. It's terrifying.

I've had problems with sleeping for years, but the hallucinating part has just started a few months ago. It's not that I can't sleep, it's just the falling asleep part. I also wake up very often throughout the night and everything just starts all over again.

I've read something about sleep terrors, but it's worse than what I experience.

I have no energy throughout the day and sometimes I almost fall asleep at school.

Last night I woke up at 2 AM and tried to go back to sleep, but I started to feel and hear things. I was awake until 7 AM (I don't know, that was the last time I checked the clock) before I almost passed out from exhaustion. I can't remember falling asleep and woke up at 10:30 AM.

It's 3:00 PM right now and I'm still exhausted.

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Sep 13, 2015
Information On Hypnagogic Hallucinations
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Thank you for sharing your story. You may find this article on hypnagogic hallucinations (hallucinations that occur while falling asleep) helpful.

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