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Strange Deja Vu, followed by nausea, dizziness and confusion

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • May 27, 2009
  • 09:18 PM

23 yr old male
For years, ever since I was younger, I would periodically incur episodes where I would have an intense feeling of Deja Vu, usually triggered by something I hear someone say or something I read. And most often I feel like I heard these words spoken in my dreams I have had in the past, but I couldn't remember because you dream in short term memory. But all of a sudden these "memories" of the dream resurface and I get nausea, dizziness and confused. And then as soon as the episode is over (about 30 seconds), I forget all about the dream again and I can't remember any of it....
Now this doesn't happen to me often. At most it happens like twice per year, lasting usually 1 to 3 days. During the days that I am having these episodes it seems to happen roughly 5 - 10 times during the day.

(I'm currently on day 2 of this happening to me)
I don't have seizures, I don't do any drugs. I've been pretty tired the last couple of days, but I have been sleeping alright. No other known medical issues.

Any ideas? I think it might be a supernatural psychic ability that I just can't harness (joking)

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  • I have been having this periodically, on and off, for about the last 10 years. It would be a groovy sort of thing, if it weren't for the overwhelming nausea, which can last for 20minutes or so after an 'episode'. It is nice to hear I'm not the only one suffering this. It just happened to me again, as I was getting out of the shower this morning, and I'm still feeling queasy now, 20 minutes later.As a young person, (I'm now 39yr old female) I used to get what you might call, 'normal' deja vu; ie: without the accompanying nausea. Then as an adult, maybe 10 years ago, my deja vu episodes starting happening with nausea, dizziness, and feeling like I need to use the toilet, (you know how your **m gets sweaty! LOL) or vomit, or both. Horrible!I'm wondering if anyone else with these symptoms also suffers from severe dizzy spells (not at the same time as the deja vu thing, but could be related?). About once or twice a year, I get crazily dizzy, like when you're a kid and you purposely make yourself dizzy by spinning around, but this comes on for no apparent reason, and can last for a few hours! I need to lie down, and keep still, as moving makes it worse. You can't focus on anything, as the world is just spinning out of control. Usually, it's accompanied by nausea and more often than not, vomiting from the nausea. It's horrific, and my doctor has had to make home calls on me, with a stemitil injection. He says he has never seen anyone with dizziness like I have. Anyone else have this?I actually saw a neurologist a number of years ago about another unusual thing that was happeing to me in my head (I'm such a weirdo) and he did some tests to see if I had epilepsy, and they were inconclusive. So, it could be that we all have a mild form of epilepsy? I think I might personally, go and have another check. With all my symptoms grouped together, something is definitely wrong!Thank for this posting people, it's nice to feel part of a niche. :o)
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    • September 13, 2009
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  • I have been having this periodically, on and off, for about the last 10 years. It would be a groovy sort of thing, if it weren't for the overwhelming nausea, which can last for 20minutes or so after an 'episode'. It is nice to hear I'm not the only one suffering this. It just happened to me again, as I was getting out of the shower this morning, and I'm still feeling queasy now, 20 minutes later.As a young person, (I'm now 39yr old female) I used to get what you might call, 'normal' deja vu; ie: without the accompanying nausea. Then as an adult, maybe 10 years ago, my deja vu episodes starting happening with nausea, dizziness, and feeling like I need to use the toilet, (you know how your **m gets sweaty! LOL) or vomit, or both. Horrible!I'm wondering if anyone else with these symptoms also suffers from severe dizzy spells (not at the same time as the deja vu thing, but could be related?). About once or twice a year, I get crazily dizzy, like when you're a kid and you purposely make yourself dizzy by spinning around, but this comes on for no apparent reason, and can last for a few hours! I need to lie down, and keep still, as moving makes it worse. You can't focus on anything, as the world is just spinning out of control. Usually, it's accompanied by nausea and more often than not, vomiting from the nausea. It's horrific, and my doctor has had to make home calls on me, with a stemitil injection. He says he has never seen anyone with dizziness like I have. Anyone else have this?I actually saw a neurologist a number of years ago about another unusual thing that was happeing to me in my head (I'm such a weirdo) and he did some tests to see if I had epilepsy, and they were inconclusive. So, it could be that we all have a mild form of epilepsy? I think I might personally, go and have another check. With all my symptoms grouped together, something is definitely wrong!Thank for this posting people, it's nice to feel part of a niche. :o) I found that the deja vu, the nausea, the vertigo and dizziness and all that were all b12 deficiency related. I had them all my life and in the last 6 years of taking methylb12 they are all gone an have not been back in almost 6 years. All the meds I had for any of those things hasn't had the prescription renewed for 5.5 years.http://forums.wrongdiagnosis.com/showthread.php?p=196955#post196955for getting information on b12 deficiency and how to correct it and discussion.http://forums.wrongdiagnosis.com/showthread.php?t=62327for active b12 basics and symptoms list.
    Freddd 3576 Replies
    • September 15, 2009
    • 01:45 AM
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  • I've had this EXACT same thing happening to me for the past 10 years at least. With me it only happens at most a few times a year. I usually have a few episodes when it happens then nothing again for awhile. I've always felt like the deja vu part was my brain trying to remember something but never quite could. It also, a lot of times, has felt like a memory of a dream or something. I can never remember what it was that popped into my head after the episode was over (also lasting about 30 secs to a min). Just this morning I've had about 4 so far. It always makes me feel out of whack the rest of the day, along with nausea and headaches. I usually just close my eyes until it passes since many times it's followed by dizziness. I had an episode about 3 years ago that after opening my eyes, I found myself on the floor. It took me a minute to figure out why I was there and what had led to it. It sure scared the crap out of me because that had never happened before. I've seen doctors, neurologists included. They never could figure out what caused them. I had and MRI to check my brain, no issues. I had an ECG to check my heart, normal again. Normal EKG as well. I was told it WASN'T epilepsy in my case. But they did still call them minor seizures. They also said they could be painless migraines or reactions to food toxins..artificial additives, pesticides, etc. I was put on Topamax which seemed to help but I ended up having to stop the medication after losing my health insurance. Once I get insurance again, I hope to see new doctors to see if maybe they can figure it out. I'm not happy that you all have had to deal with this same thing, but at the same time I'm glad to know that it DOES happen to other people. I've always had such a hard time trying to describe what happens to me to people that haven't experienced it. I wish you all the best. I hope things get better for you all in this.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • September 23, 2009
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  • Hi everyone,Ive been suffering with the same thing since I was 11 years old (I'm now 28). Same as you guys it starts with deja vu from my dreams; eg; specific converstaion or song in the background within a same or similar location to the dream it could be my kitchen or a shopping centre or place of work, even happened at places where I've never been before. Then I get the strange nausea that hits the front of my abdomen like a punch, followed with extreme dizziness to the point my vision goes blurred, confusion and urgent need to urinate. It usually last about 3-4 minutes in my experience and I'm usually disorientated for about an hour or two. I'm sort of glad to see I'm not the only person to experience this but also want to know whats causing it, what is it and is there anything I can do to reduce or stop them?Jo
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    • September 25, 2009
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  • Hello. I am 17 years old, and i have been having this exact thing for a few years now.I will have up to 3 'episodes' in a day, then i wont have any for a long long time, then ill have another.They are always exactly the same, ill explain one:I was walking down to the bus stop to go to work. As i was walking along the footpath I suddenly got this strong Deja-Vu sensation. I know what's coming next because its the same feeling every time, which I cannot describe. Next I feel really dizzy, and a few seconds later, extreme nausea. Really overpowering nausea which makes me stop and I have to bend down and take deep breaths. after about 10 seconds of enduring the dizziness and nausea, it passes away and I feel fine again.Things that don't happen:I don't get a headacheI don't get 20 minutes of nauseaIt doesn't carry on until the next day or whatever. I literally feel perfect again 30 seconds after the 'episode'.I don't have them often, but when I'm having them, they come often. Ill go for months without having one, then ill get 3 in one day.I cannot reproduce the effect. I don't even know what memory(s) trigger the Deja-Vu.I hope someone has an answer to this. I'm thinking of printing this entire thread off and showing my doctor, I suggest everyone does the same & explains everything in full detail.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • October 2, 2009
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  • Hey all,I honestly don't know where to start. Finding this site was a blessing. I'm relived to know i am not the only one out there getting this feeling/episode. Im a 22 year old girl and here is my deal. I will be sitting there, walking, watching TV whatever. A song, something someone says, a scene from a TV show or movie or even just a thought will trigger it. It starts with deja vu (very strong) then 10 seconds later the nausea hits, i have trouble breathing, get really hot, dizziness, cant see or hear anything. It happens 5-10 times a day however all day long i have the deja vu feeling. Only when something prominent happens or a thought, whatever, the deja vu gets worse and the sickness starts. Its been happening for 2 weeks. It also happened to me over a year ago but stopped, now starting again. It also happens in the middle of the night, ill wake up from a dream and it will start. Once i feel as if i have nearly got my head around the memory (like remembering it) it disappears.I feel like im trying to remember something, like someone has erased a memory of mine ( a huge memory like months or years worth) and replaced it with this false one i am living now. I no it sounds weird and i seriously think im going crazy. I think it has something 2 do with dreams. Also i read that someone here has the phantom of the opera music playing...it happens to me sometimes to...or also people talking from movies I've seen.I need help. I'm scared to go see a doctor they will most likely think im crazy. I'm thinking about seeing a psychic or clairvoyant.Does anyone pleasee have any advice?
    Ashle3 4 Replies
    • October 22, 2009
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  • I was wondering if you are a Christian?It could be a sort of spiritual warfare.It could be an unharnessed gift of God, no joke.Ask a pastor.Seriously23 yr old maleFor years, ever since I was younger, I would periodically incur episodes where I would have an intense feeling of Deja Vu, usually triggered by something I hear someone say or something I read. And most often I feel like I heard these words spoken in my dreams I have had in the past, but I couldn't remember because you dream in short term memory. But all of a sudden these "memories" of the dream resurface and I get nausea, dizziness and confused. And then as soon as the episode is over (about 30 seconds), I forget all about the dream again and I can't remember any of it....Now this doesn't happen to me often. At most it happens like twice per year, lasting usually 1 to 3 days. During the days that I am having these episodes it seems to happen roughly 5 - 10 times during the day.(I'm currently on day 2 of this happening to me)I don't have seizures, I don't do any drugs. I've been pretty tired the last couple of days, but I have been sleeping alright. No other known medical issues.Any ideas? I think it might be a supernatural psychic ability that I just can't harness (joking)
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • November 25, 2009
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  • This sounds like a seizure http://www.neurologychannel.com/seizures/types.shtml 23 yr old maleFor years, ever since I was younger, I would periodically incur episodes where I would have an intense feeling of Deja Vu, usually triggered by something I hear someone say or something I read. And most often I feel like I heard these words spoken in my dreams I have had in the past, but I couldn't remember because you dream in short term memory. But all of a sudden these "memories" of the dream resurface and I get nausea, dizziness and confused. And then as soon as the episode is over (about 30 seconds), I forget all about the dream again and I can't remember any of it....Now this doesn't happen to me often. At most it happens like twice per year, lasting usually 1 to 3 days. During the days that I am having these episodes it seems to happen roughly 5 - 10 times during the day. (I'm currently on day 2 of this happening to me)I don't have seizures, I don't do any drugs. I've been pretty tired the last couple of days, but I have been sleeping alright. No other known medical issues. Any ideas? I think it might be a supernatural psychic ability that I just can't harness (joking)
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  • Wow, not only are these posts far more accurate than the other webpages, they're also very recent. I've been living with this and getting maybe 4-7 dream deja vus a year, but my very good friend is a neurologist and has talked me out of my temperal lobe epilepsy fears. I wanted to make sure I added that note to reassure many of you who freak out like I do when you "google" dream deja vu and find nothing but seizures or epilepsy. I have the same fears as all of you - passing out while driving, the whole grand mal build-up, etc - however it seems like many of us are in the same boat and have not gotten any worse, and have not had the problem since youth. I am COMPLETELY convinced that this is related to dehydration, stress, and lack of sleep, or that these three things at least make it more severe. The worst episode I ever had was after a 10 mile run, done after a heavy night of drinking, with little water, and a big cup of coffee instead. I passed out briefly while reading a book while having the episode. I am an avid runner and these symptoms only began after I became one. At first it only happened while running, and then it stopped for years until I began working in a wine shop and drinking for a living. Being a professional drinker has only aggravated the symptoms. When I drink more, it happens more, when I cut back, it happens more. I had one today while driving, after a solid week of boozing, but since I've cut back and made sure to hydrate, I no longer get the nausea or the dizziness. Just the images in the minds eye and the weird sense of fear/nervousness. I am able to talk and continue on without anyone noticing, so I don't think it's temperal lobe, nor does my neurologist friend. I am so excited to try this B12 thing! Can't believe I've maybe found a more organic answer. I'm not taking meds no matter what, so I'll let you all know what happens.
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  • Wow, not only are these posts far more accurate than the other webpages, they're also very recent. I've been living with this and getting maybe 4-7 dream deja vus a year, but my very good friend is a neurologist and has talked me out of my temperal lobe epilepsy fears. I wanted to make sure I added that note to reassure many of you who freak out like I do when you "google" dream deja vu and find nothing but seizures or epilepsy. I have the same fears as all of you - passing out while driving, the whole grand mal build-up, etc - however it seems like many of us are in the same boat and have not gotten any worse, and have not had the problem since youth. I am COMPLETELY convinced that this is related to dehydration, stress, and lack of sleep, or that these three things at least make it more severe. The worst episode I ever had was after a 10 mile run, done after a heavy night of drinking, with little water, and a big cup of coffee instead. I passed out briefly while reading a book while having the episode. I am an avid runner and these symptoms only began after I became one. At first it only happened while running, and then it stopped for years until I began working in a wine shop and drinking for a living. Being a professional drinker has only aggravated the symptoms. When I drink more, it happens more, when I cut back, it happens more. I had one today while driving, after a solid week of boozing, but since I've cut back and made sure to hydrate, I no longer get the nausea or the dizziness. Just the images in the minds eye and the weird sense of fear/nervousness. I am able to talk and continue on without anyone noticing, so I don't think it's temperal lobe, nor does my neurologist friend. I am so excited to try this B12 thing! Can't believe I've maybe found a more organic answer. I'm not taking meds no matter what, so I'll let you all know what happens. Hi Dave, I just want you to be aware that not all B12s are the same. Even on the mb12 sublinguals, of 10 brands tested by 5 hypersensirtives found that 2 brands were excellent (5 star), one brand was an absolute zero star and 7 brands were poor to fair. The top two brnads in that test group were Jarrow 1mg and 5mg and Enzymatic Therapy 1mg. The Country Life Dibencozide (adenosylb12)m was also 5 star. These sublinguals all need to be held under the lip or tongue for 45-120 minutes for top effectiveness (15-25% absorbtion as compared to injections). In addition, Metafolin (Solgar or Folapro, price difference but no quality difference) cvan make a substantial improv,ment in poerformance for both active varieties of b12. They both (mb12 and adb12) can influence brain functions. I also strongly suggest a b-complex such as the B-Right. If a person has a lot of miscellaneous symptoms potassium can prevent additional problems that can happen when healing starts up suddenly. Read http://forums.wrongdiagnosis.com/showthread.php?t=62327 for basic information, starting at 6, 7, and 8 as well as the symptoms list. Good luck.
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  • I, too, have had the episodes while running, while sleeping, while driving, while talking to people, while in front of the computer. I have had multiple episodes a day, as you suggest. The most disturbing aspect, and the main reason i sought medical treatment (unsuccessfully), was the memory loss. I'm only 41 yet entire parts of my life have been wiped out. i routinely suffer memory loss that seems way out of the norm for my age. my doc told me to stop taking Claritin D, and i did. i thought that helped. i still think dehydration might play a role in this, and maybe it's a sleep disorder of some kind. my thoughts ... p.s. i don't get the nausea you all get.I have the same symptoms! I too am 41 years old. I had two episodes today and two yesterday. I will know things during the episodes....just familiar names, voices etc... but as soon as the episode is over, usually one minute later, I cannot recall any of it. I have had severe memory loss over the past 1 or 2 years. I thought it was due to stress and it still maybe. I do have allergies. I also have chronic fatique disorder and epstein barr, but I think most of the population gets those disorders at some point in their lives. However, my doctors said my levels were off the charts. I also think this could have to do with not getting enough REM sleep. I sleep 8 hours per night, but I have tons of dreams. So maybe I'm not getting REM sleep. I also don't get nauseous. It's just episoses of dizziness and confusion. Maybe we are all just have supernatural powers! lol
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  • Hi Kato, Most b12 is not effective. Cycbl and Hycbl can actually make deficiency things worse. Only a few brands of methylb12 sublinguals work effectively. Then it must also be taken with cofactors or it may not work well or at all if missing Metafolin and b-complex for instance. Also, during startup mb12 that is effective can cause an intensification of symptoms during starttup of early phases of healing. Hi FreddI am new to working this wrong diagnosis. I am having a hard time with the medical community believing me that I have a b12 defieincy. I think I had a B12 crash in late March with headache dizziness numb arms walking unsteadily blurry vision etc etc. Right away I started supplementing with Jarrows b12. the headache dizziness blurry vision have subsided. Now I can not get the medical community to believe me. What can I do ? I still suffer from fatigue and trembling fingers. From what I have read, it says the you should have injections to resolve the symptons. But I doubt I will be able to get them now. Any suggestions ? Does oral help ? How many b12's should I have a day to equal an injections ?
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  • It's a seizure but not necessarily epilipsy. I have had the exact same thing. Seizures can be caused by dehydration too.23 yr old maleFor years, ever since I was younger, I would periodically incur episodes where I would have an intense feeling of Deja Vu, usually triggered by something I hear someone say or something I read. And most often I feel like I heard these words spoken in my dreams I have had in the past, but I couldn't remember because you dream in short term memory. But all of a sudden these "memories" of the dream resurface and I get nausea, dizziness and confused. And then as soon as the episode is over (about 30 seconds), I forget all about the dream again and I can't remember any of it....Now this doesn't happen to me often. At most it happens like twice per year, lasting usually 1 to 3 days. During the days that I am having these episodes it seems to happen roughly 5 - 10 times during the day.(I'm currently on day 2 of this happening to me)I don't have seizures, I don't do any drugs. I've been pretty tired the last couple of days, but I have been sleeping alright. No other known medical issues.Any ideas? I think it might be a supernatural psychic ability that I just can't harness (joking)
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  • I am 23 and have been having these on and off for years, exactly like you. Wow, this is weird. My episodes only last about a minute but the nausea will last a few minutes and usually be so bad that I have to sit down or feel ready to faint. It seems like they have occurred pretty rarely for me, so I never bothered to figure out what it was. I definitely do not want to be on medication for it unless it really gets worse.I've had this EXACT same thing happening to me for the past 10 years at least. With me it only happens at most a few times a year. I usually have a few episodes when it happens then nothing again for awhile. I've always felt like the deja vu part was my brain trying to remember something but never quite could. It also, a lot of times, has felt like a memory of a dream or something. I can never remember what it was that popped into my head after the episode was over (also lasting about 30 secs to a min). Just this morning I've had about 4 so far. It always makes me feel out of whack the rest of the day, along with nausea and headaches. I usually just close my eyes until it passes since many times it's followed by dizziness. I had an episode about 3 years ago that after opening my eyes, I found myself on the floor. It took me a minute to figure out why I was there and what had led to it. It sure scared the crap out of me because that had never happened before. I've seen doctors, neurologists included. They never could figure out what caused them. I had and MRI to check my brain, no issues. I had an ECG to check my heart, normal again. Normal EKG as well. I was told it WASN'T epilepsy in my case. But they did still call them minor seizures. They also said they could be painless migraines or reactions to food toxins..artificial additives, pesticides, etc. I was put on Topamax which seemed to help but I ended up having to stop the medication after losing my health insurance. Once I get insurance again, I hope to see new doctors to see if maybe they can figure it out. I'm not happy that you all have had to deal with this same thing, but at the same time I'm glad to know that it DOES happen to other people. I've always had such a hard time trying to describe what happens to me to people that haven't experienced it. I wish you all the best. I hope things get better for you all in this.
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  • Wow, I thought I was the only one experiencing this phenomena. You guys have exactly what I have. Basically what happens to me is a sound, smell, or a particular setting will trigger an intense memory of what I believe to be a recurring dream that my mind has repressed for some reason. Once I begin to remember it, I feel super nauseous, dizzy, etc... to the point where I think I'm almost going to pass out. And it lasts about 30 seconds to a minute. It started about a year ago.But over time, I too have learned to deal with it, and almost "play" with it or try to control it. When it happens I try to focus on the memory and get more "conscious" details. I try to recall it more clearly each time, of course that often makes the nausea worse too. I'm to the point where I know enough about the memory now that I can almost trigger it on my own just by trying to remember that "dream" (or whatever the memory is). Very strange! But I'm glad I'm not the only one now. Strange that we'd all be online researching this around the same time. I wonder how many others experience this?I also experience this! I get the nausea and dizziness, but I also break out in a sweat and get a headache. Mine are triggered by images that I know I have dreamed about but can't remember. Most people seem to think I'm making it up! This started happening to me about 4 months ago. I have had these deja vu expieriences many times, but I notice it happens more around times I'm feeling anxious or stressed. I will guess that these are some form of anxiety attacks associated with my dreams, which are most often a reflection of what I'm most worried about when awake. I too can almost bring these moments on by thinking about a dream and trying to remember it, however the nausea and dizziness is annoying, especially whendriving or conversing with someone. I guess I'm just glad to know I'm not the only one!
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  • I also experience this! I get the nausea and dizziness, but I also break out in a sweat and get a headache. Mine are triggered by images that I know I have dreamed about but can't remember. Most people seem to think I'm making it up! This started happening to me about 4 months ago. I have had these deja vu expieriences many times, but I notice it happens more around times I'm feeling anxious or stressed. I will guess that these are some form of anxiety attacks associated with my dreams, which are most often a reflection of what I'm most worried about when awake. I too can almost bring these moments on by thinking about a dream and trying to remember it, however the nausea and dizziness is annoying, especially whendriving or conversing with someone. I guess I'm just glad to know I'm not the only one!if any of you would like to discuss this issue to compare notes lol feel free to email me. barthburger@gmail.com It is such a weird issue...
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  • I also experience this! I get the nausea and dizziness, but I also break out in a sweat and get a headache. Mine are triggered by images that I know I have dreamed about but can't remember. Most people seem to think I'm making it up! This started happening to me about 4 months ago. I have had these deja vu expieriences many times, but I notice it happens more around times I'm feeling anxious or stressed. I will guess that these are some form of anxiety attacks associated with my dreams, which are most often a reflection of what I'm most worried about when awake. I too can almost bring these moments on by thinking about a dream and trying to remember it, however the nausea and dizziness is annoying, especially whendriving or conversing with someone. I guess I'm just glad to know I'm not the only one!Hello. I can relate to absolutely everyone on here. I too have been having these deja vu's for a long time. I am not trying to scare anyone- nor can I diagnose anything- but please go and see a neurologist. My deja vu's came on last year, in the middle of the night- as usual- and generalized into a tonic clonic seizure which I have no memory of. My husband witnessed it and called the medics. I chewed a hole in my tongue and was so stiff and sore for the next several days. The deep headache in my neck is always the telltale sign the deja vus are really bad and are definitely seizure activity. I am diagnosed with Temporal Lobe Epilepsy with Secondary generalized Tonic clonic seizure.. I have Simple Partial seizures for the most part (the annoying deja vu). Sometimes they become Complex Partial seizures. for example : right before I completely lost consciousness I changed my underwear. I don't remember doing it- and there was no reason for it- yet I was conscious enough to go through the motions. And sometimes my deja vu goes down the path of Secondary generalized and I have a tonic clonic. I am not medicated. I have not yet come to terms with the fact I need to be medicated on a daily basis. Epilepsy is a struggle. The no driving part SUCKS. BUT- I suppose life could be much worse :-) I am told that epilepsy is unpredictable- picture freshly mowed grass. If you walk across it, you leave footprints. The more you walk, a trail is worn. Seizures take this same pathway in our brains- seizure activity allows future activity to walk the path in our brains that much easier, each time the trail is worn deeper. Things to consider in the journey.
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    • September 2, 2010
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  • I was blown away to find this thread. I too have been experiencing similar phenomena, but much more often since I recently started a high stress job working 12 hour nights. When the Deja-va comes and the memory of the dream sequence is just out of reach; the harder I try to remember - the worse the dizziness, nausea, and feeling of impending doom become, until I have to let go. As the dizziness and nausea begin to subside; the memories are gone, but there is no denying that they WERE there.
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    • September 19, 2010
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  • Just like everyone else I'm relived to see that i'm not completely alone. I have been getting deja vu sense i was a teenager, I'm now 28 and still getting them. My mom also has them, but last time i talked to her about it i think she said she was not having the problem any more. One thing I think may be causing it. is being physically worn out. My occurrences happen more often when i'm tired. (i mean two or three days of no sleep maybe a nap if that) I also seem to get them more often right before falling asleep. but i do get them at other times. symptoms for me are 1. my body gets hot (I'll have to pay attention if it's just one side or not) 2. nausea 3. My saliva glands start excreting massive amounts and it tastes sweet which does not help the nausea. (it actually caused me to puke) 4. And a very lite dizziness. Thank fully i have never had a headache after the fact. I was going to see about getting check out for sleeping problems. like sleep apnea or maybe sines problems that keep me from getting a full nights rest. Any thoughts on this would be greatly appreciated. and thank you all for posting.
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    • November 4, 2010
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  • I am going through the same. Wish we had answers. 23 yr old maleFor years, ever since I was younger, I would periodically incur episodes where I would have an intense feeling of Deja Vu, usually triggered by something I hear someone say or something I read. And most often I feel like I heard these words spoken in my dreams I have had in the past, but I couldn't remember because you dream in short term memory. But all of a sudden these "memories" of the dream resurface and I get nausea, dizziness and confused. And then as soon as the episode is over (about 30 seconds), I forget all about the dream again and I can't remember any of it....Now this doesn't happen to me often. At most it happens like twice per year, lasting usually 1 to 3 days. During the days that I am having these episodes it seems to happen roughly 5 - 10 times during the day.(I'm currently on day 2 of this happening to me)I don't have seizures, I don't do any drugs. I've been pretty tired the last couple of days, but I have been sleeping alright. No other known medical issues.Any ideas? I think it might be a supernatural psychic ability that I just can't harness (joking)
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