Subject: Re: Visuo-Auditory Hallucination From: Elsabe / Marius <vulcan(at)PARYS.CO.ZA> Date: Tue, 1 Apr 2003 19:17:11 +0200
Hello, Thank you to all who have replied to my post. You have raised some interresting points. On the one side of the spectrum, there have been enqueries about whether I may have been exposed to medication or electromagnetic pulses; on the other side, there have been suggestions that these kinds of hallucinations may precede or accompany migraine headaches. At least so far, I have seen no evidence of either of these possible causes (despite the persistent 'mild headache' that I mentioned, that persists even as I type these words, I have never had migraine). The lights that I saw fascinated me, but, for a while, I was a little worried about them, and especially about the 'gunshot' in my head (as another member accurately put it). As long as they occur 'post-sleep', I will enjoy them. When your mind does these things to you, as a scientist, you tend to wonder just how large the difference between 'post-sleep' hallucinations and full-blown, any-time-of-the-day hallucinations are. It is comforting now that I have heard that it happens to some of you too, without becoming something more serious. Let me put it this way: It is nice to know I am not the only crazy freak out there! :-). Thanks, Marius Myburg.