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The episodes rarely last longer than an hour, so the condition has been difficult to research. As a result, many doctors won’t even know about Alice in Wonderland Syndrome, and people can feel like they’re totally alone in this condition.

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What I do remember is one night when I was 16, and I suddenly had the sensation that my teeth had grown ten sizes too big canada goose coats for my mouth, and that there was no way I could bite down without them crumbling apart.

I remember feeling trapped, unable to move, as my room became too small for my body, before I shrank down to the size of a doll.

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It was only when I read an article on Broadly written by someone else who has Alice in Wonderland Syndrome that I realised canadian goose jacket that neither of these things were the case. Suddenly I wasn’t alone. I wasn’t imagining things. My experiences weren’t crazy, they were a real thing that other people have, too.

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And if you don’t have it, you’ll be able to reassure your friend who texts you in the middle of the night, terrified that their hands are three times the size of their head.

It’s normal, you’re okay, and you’ll shrink down back to your normal size again soon, promise.

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Each episode typically lasts for under an hour, and they tend to occur at nighttime, when you’re trying to sleep.

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