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Get head examined. Get head examined.

by Contemplative on March 6, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr


What goes bump in the night? Me, apparently. During night terrors have been falling a lot. Ten days ago hit head extremely hard; knocked myself unconscious. Don't really know what I hit it on, suspect my bed rail of all things, and bump swelled to size of half a golf ball, at least. Was confused, I know, my usual state, yet this was different. Ability to focus, again nothing new here except that this time it involved my eyesight. Got head examined in the ER. Dx: Possible concussion. Contusions.

Then got head examined again when I saw my psychiatrist. This time not for injury but for chemical imbalances and distorted thinking. He told me there was nothing I could do for the night terrors, that it was a result of the PTSD I had been processing in my outpatient program and that was the way my brain was wired in light of my other sleep disorders. Still I have a positive attitude even when tested.

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