Dizziness, confusion, and severe headache are possible signs of a stroke -- and they can occur suddenly. This eMedTV Web page describes these and other signs, and stresses the importance of seeking medical attention immediately when they appear.
My ex-husband seems to mostly fit the "habitual" liar model. But I wonder if it's possible to fall into multiple categories? Anyway, completely ridiculous stories, obvious lies, for no discernable purpose.
Just what are anxiety disorders anyway? Anxiety disorders are the commonest psychiatric illnesses globally. And while there is no cure for anxiety disorders, there are very effective treatments available with a good evidence base.