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The Causes Of People Hallucinate

by on May.14, 2010, under Indonesian Issues 2010

halusinasiIn My country, especially in the capital city of Indonesia, Jakarta. Unconscious, everyone must have experienced hallucinations in the form of sound or visual. What causes people to hallucinate?

Hallucinations usually involves something that is felt or heard, but that did not exist when someone is awake or conscious.

Hallucinations usually occur without stimulation of the brain is present and can not distinguish between reality and fantasy. It usually occurs in the form of smell, taste, sight, sound or touch feeling.

As quoted from nlm.nih.gov and Buzzle.The cause of the hallucinations that occur usually depends on what type of hallucinations experienced by these people, namely:

Auditory hallucinations

Auditory hallucinations such as hearing voices, music or like her name-calling, but when he saw around him that does not exist. Also sometimes also arises the speaking voice or her to do something.

Hallucinations of this type is usually more common in psychotic conditions like schizophrenia, depression or isolation. A very strong depression can interfere the normal function of the human mind. Whereas when someone isolated from the social world would be a bad influence on his mind because there is no normal outlet for their social needs.

Visual hallucinations (visual)

Visual hallucinations usually occur gradually and starts with someone seeing things in various forms such as shadow, the pattern of flashes of light or object. But the most common perception is to see human beings or animals that are not there.

Hallucinations associated with seeing something usually influenced by drugs such as narcotics, marijuana or certain medications that can make a person's perception disturbed. Tricks distracting thoughts can cause hallucinations constant awareness.

Other causes are people suffering from dementia will often see things move or visualize a situation or condition and this is generally regarded as a definitive sign of dementia.

Exhaustion and fatigue factors

When a person feels fatigue and exhaustion, the brain would be too tired and can not work properly. So that blur the line between what is real and Imaginated and produce hallucinations that are trusted by the person.

Someone who started hallucinating and often can not distinguish between imagination should real dams should immediately see a doctor.

Since many medical conditions that can cause hallucinations. Someone who can fantasize about an advanced nervous, frightened and paranoid therefore should not be left alone.


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