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Why do I sense an evil entity in my room?

Hi. I am 18 years old and recently I have had difficulty with sleeping. I have this problem for over a year now...It usually happens when I am about to fall asleep I get a feeling that there is something in my room that I can only describe as evil and wants to hurt me. Sometimes I am unable to move (this is not always the case) and have an intense feeling of fear. I have also heard this thing in my room whisper my name and sometimes whispering. I have also felt a pressure on my mattress and something touching me. This has also happened to me when i woke up from sleep. This has happenes to me before when I was around the age of twelve...I can t talk to it about anyone not even my own GP incase they tell me I think I m crazy or imagining things. I am now afraid to go to sleep and am also extremely tired during the day even when i do manage to get some sleep. Please help me. S.
Asked On : Fri, 30 Mar 2012
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Hi chemicalcheez,

I am NOT starting out telling you that you are crazy. Although I am not familiar with parapsychology, unexplained phenomenon occur daily. So, I am not going to attempt to puzzle this out.

I will state, there are certain medications (prescription and illegal) that can induce these symptoms. Also, if our brain's chemistry is not balanced, you may experience these types of symptoms. You are giving me descriptions of paranoia along with auditory and tactile hallucinations. Have you attempted to change your sleep routine? Have you attempted to sleep in a different location (both within your home and outside of your home)?

Are you a very spiritual-based person? Have you attempted to enlist help from your local clergy?

No family physician should make you so uncomfortable that you cannot confide in him/her. If you do not trust your own physician, see another. I believe you could benefit from seeing a therapist in addition to a clergyman.

I'm trying to address your problem from two points - medically and spiritually. If this is a medical problem, the sooner you find out and begin the correct medications, the quicker the symptoms will abate. If this is a spiritual situation, I hope you have a clergyman that is willing to help you. Attempt to speak to a catholic priest.

Be well,
Dr. Kimberly
Answered: Fri, 30 Mar 2012
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