Jump to content
Hallucinogen Persisting Perception Disorder (HPPD) Support Forum
SRoll

HPPD for 8 years

Recommended Posts

Hello,

After 8 years of living with HPPD I have decided to share my story and network with other individuals who are living with it as well. My story starts in 2010. I was 17 years old, a senior in high school, getting good grades, popular amongst my peers, playing on the varsity basketball team. I had tripped 6 times on mushrooms before this time and 3 times on acid. Well in October of 2010, I took my last blotter tab of acid ever marking my 4th time doing acid and my 10th time tripping. Parts of the trip were good. Parts were bad. About a month or so later I had a panic attack laying down in bed trying to sleep. I woke up the next day and have never felt the same since. I had distinct visual snow, DP/DR, black floaters and eye worms, and enormous amounts of anxiety. I saw my family doctor, a neurologist, and a psychiatrist. I got an MRI and an EEG and both showed nothing wrong. I ended up going to college shortly after all of this which was three hours from my home so I just had to force myself to live with it. College was a blast and although I noticed my HPPD every single day I was able to cope with it and accept it. Then I moved to a different city when I graduated in 2015 and have been able to maintain a very successful career in sales for three years. However, January of 2018 I experienced my first vertigo attack. Scared me. I have since experienced two more vertigo attacks and as of recently for the past week I have felt like as if I am constantly in motion. Almost a feeling of swaying or off balance. I am getting another mri tomorrow actually since the other one I got was 8 years ago. I am seeing a neuro eye doctor in about a month to see what he has to say. Has anyone experienced vertigo and motion/balance issues with their HPPD? Thanks. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use.