Medical journal Epilepsy and Behaviour cites an interesting case study of a female patient who had the experience of changing sex when she had a seizure.
The patient had a small tumour, and when she had the experience of changing she also experienced other females around her transforming into men.
She experienced a sensation of dull nausea rising from the epigastrium [abdomen] with concomitant fear, sometimes also accompanied by déjà vu, in isolation, several times per week. Occasionally this developed into a complex alteration of perception, which she explained as follows: ”I’m no longer feeling to be a female. I have the impression to transform into a male. My voice, for example, sounds like a male voice that moment. One time, when I looked down to my arms during this episode, these looked like male arms including male hair growth.”
This particular kind of perceptual disturbance was not restricted to herself, but also characterized her perception of female persons nearby during the episode: “One time another woman, a friend of mine, was in the same room, I perceived also her as becoming a male person including changing sound of her voice.” After introduction of anticonvulsive treatment with carbamazepine, only the elementary simple-partial phenomena of epigastric aura and déjà vu persisted. Secondary generalized tonic–clonic seizures never occurred.
Sex change delusions like this have been reported before, but usually in longer-term psychoses in people with diagnoses like schizophrenia, rather than happening during a short-term effect of a seizure.
Even one of the most famous psychiatric patients in history - Daniel Schreber - reported sex change delusions. The 19th century German judge had written about his experience of insanity in his book Memoirs of My Nervous Illness.
Among his experiences, he describes how he believed his mind was attracting "rays" from God, giving him feminising sensations of "voluptuousness" which he noticed as female body changes.
Temporary sex change delusions have also been implanted using hypnosis in highly hypnotisable people in two studies that attempt to understand how the mind justifies a belief clearly contary to reality.
It is really common of men to disregard sexual health among daily stress issues, and this is exactly what experts advise against. They want you to give time to yourself and not ignore any signs that make you feel sexually desperate, inactive, or overall not as appealing as you would want yourself to be thanks to your chubby body and size. If size is a concern, you can read about the Bathmate water based pump from this unbiased review. Read more
We are living on the planet earth where human beings face and enjoy the color of every season. As everyone has their own perception regarding their favorite weather, most of the people like spring and winter season. Summer season is the hottest in temperature, and people call it dry weather. Most of the areas in the world face issues like heat stroke, sun burns, sun tan, prickly heat which allows the skin to face dirt and impurities and summer acne, etc. Read more
A wedding should be one of the most exciting days of any life, and as with any exciting day, the pressure is on! The line between perfection and disaster is thin; it only takes one aspect of the event to go wrong, and it could throw everything into disarray. Make sure that your wedding is one to remember for the right reasons by following these simple tips. Read more