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Whenever I have a long active stressful day I go to sleep and close my eyes my mind just starts RACING with random voices and phrases from different people and it is intense as hell. I can recognize each voice whenever it's my friends or family or whoever I have spoken to that day. Sometimes it's really intense like I can just hear random bullshitery very clearly and it is goes really fast, almost overwhelming. I think im starting to lose my mind. I don't know if I should call it hallucinations because I know I don't hear it from my ears but rather my mind. It's like your inner voice but you hear other people speaking random bizzare things really quickly all at the same time and I sometimes try to focus on it and im kinda freaked out by how clear the phrases are and they sometimes make sense like my mind actually mimicks the people I hear and their speech patterns and the way they talk if that makes sense, and im also confused because most of the time I have a really bad brain fog and yet my brain remembers all these sentences and puts it out so clearly. It's such a mess though ! Just wanted to know if anyone else has this and if this might be the start of psychosis or whatever.. ?

It's not a scary experience though its just really weird and sometimes annoying because my brain is racing so much and I just want some peace and quiet while im falling asleep.

Sometimes my mind also incorporates scenes and events like racing images and videos but that's not as vivid and I mostly can't remember what I saw, it's like half dreaming half awake kind of dreams.

But the thing is the brain chattery starts immediately when I close my eyes and just try to fall asleep when im not yet in that stage where im entering my dreams.

Anyways anything I can do or take that helps with this ? And does anyone else have this and what does this mean ? BTW I almost always have this but the intensity varies by how stressful my day was.
 

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Actually you're not going crazy, well let me ask you first off what is crazy? Your interpretation? I said that to the physcologist at the mental hospital and he asked me that, what is crazy? My own personal opinion was saying " I feel like I'm going to forget words who I am how to talk or even think I'm someone else" and first he said, that is IMPOSSIBLE with just having anxiety and bipolar with no genetic history of anything else, he told me anxiety had 101 symptoms and me seeing stuff move in my preferal vision, people's feet looking like clown feet and so on is all a part of anxiety. Your minds very powerful that's something we all have to understand. No matter how much you think you're going to lose it, you're not.

And to answer your other question yes, I hear voices of people I've talked to that day or I'll hear the tv and think it's someone talking ect ect. That is all a part of your day, you're remembering it because you close your eyes and it's thinking time, you have less to concentrate on visually so you go into your mind, as long as you know it's in your mind it's ok , one time I woke up the first day I realized I had this and I had RACING thoughts, so many voices so many pictures flipping through my head at once and started freaking out. I went to the mental hospital and he assured me I was fine, it's the receptors in your brain not communicating correctly and instead of processing one thought at a time it does more. Night time has always been hard for me but I make it through, you have to concentrate on the good and if you can't and are having bad thoughts( I did this last night) I got on the forum and looked up other people's experiences with what I was going through and it made me feel good then I stayed up playing phone games until I feel asleep without realizing it because I was so tired, but I'd use the second method as a last resort because you need your sleep. And something that helps me is if you're able to recognize this, figure out how to come on this website, post and sound very intelligent doing it do you are not crazy, or going crazy. If you were you wouldn't be able to operate a phone or anything, think positive friend.

I hope you have a fast recovery.
 

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Hi mind chatter was what triggered my ocd off .
I thought i was becoming psychotic but its just a symptom off bad anxiety
It's a horrible feeling but it is only anxiety, once the anxiety is lower the chatter will leave .

I hope you start to feel better
 

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I have this. I take perphenazine and that takes care of it. I also have a lot of other related symptoms. I would highly recommend that you DO NOT smoke weed EVER AGAIN. That only makes that symptom and other symptoms worse, many times worse.
 

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Yep, I get this when I'm feeling extremely anxious or when alcohol is wearing off just as I go to bed.

I've had monster hangovers after 2-day 'spring-break' type weekends where my brain interprets every sound I hear as someone speaking in the distance. One time I was riding my bike past the beach during one such hangover and my brain filtered the sound of waves crashing into voices. They weren't like right up in my face type voices, and I knew they were really just sounds but it was weird.

Having said that, DP/DR is one hundred times scarier than that ever was & the feeling of unreality mixed with severe anxiety/depression is what really makes me feel insane.

I'm actually quite aware of the moment at which my brain takes over and starts going into that half-dreaming/half-awake state. Its been a thing ever since my dp and I've always seen it as a result of how scattered, blank, and anxious my head space became after my panic attack on weed.

Don't worry about it Tentacion. Seems like a perfectly normal thing for the brain to do in this state, you're definitely not going crazy. Keep working toward recovery & maybe drink some green tea before bed? That helped me a lot when the brain chatter was quite bad. I almost never get it anymore :)
 

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no you're not going crazy just the fact that you're so aware of every little thing going on in your head is a sign that you're too sane which in itself can make you feel crazy. What you may actually be experiencing is hypnagogia it's like a half wake half sleep state before bed where you can hear random things in your that can actually project out to a random voice externally. Like when you wake up from a dream and you can still hear the people talking in your dream but instead of waking it's sleeping voices. I've heard them before no big deal in the end but quite shocking when it happens it's amusing how sometimes you think of the weirdest things voices talking random things. Try taking a diphendramine pill like unisom before bed it should calm your mind down before bed help your brain get sleep.
 

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This is what I had at the beginning of me developing OCD, I still get it although it is easier to deal with.
 

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You will soon realize how bad of a culprit anxiety really is. If I were to compare it with the supernatural, I'd say it is analogous to the Devil himself.

It creates lies on top of lies and it will make you believe the most absurd things.

Everyone seems to have this misconception of what 'losing your mind' is. Insanity shares its borders with sanity, as such, individuals have a hard time disntinguishing between what is real and not.

You know exactly what is going, the very act of asking if you are going insane is self-evident that you aren't -- and you won't!
 

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Don't even know if you'll look at this since it's been so long , but for anyone else that comes across , it's just hypnagogic hallucinations even people without dp have. Voices , images , even sounds can be made before sleep, or waking up from it. When I had dp I actually had this exact symptom and it was scary af I was like what is this!?! Never had it before then ... felt like my thoughts weren't my own and I would get overwhelming sounds and visuals before sleep and it would scare me to where I couldn't sleep ... it'll pass though. Not schizophrenic. I promise. what I did was literally force myself to endure the thoughts and not be scared by them cause I knew I'd be on my way to sleep if I went with them , it usually happens when your about to fall asleep basically your mind is just dreaming too soon. Then I wake up and I'm just fine. It'll Be okay. ❤
 
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