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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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  • Wow, I just stumbled upon this page and OH I SO KNOW WHAT YOU ALL MEAN about the weird deja vu's, feeling psychic, perhaps a surpressed memory, nausua, etc. only lasting a few moments. This is what you call an "aura" and it's a petit seizure. I had them for years before they developed into gran mal seizures. It's called Epilepsy and these are auras which can vary from person to person be triggered for no apparent reason. For ex: Mine was more to do with landscapes and BANG it would bring me back to childhood or something. It was a weird deja vu! They didn't bother me much and even thought they were kind of cool, although they did drain me a little. Turns out I was finally diagnosed with Epilepsy (Right Temporal Lobe). Just thought I would share that and I'm assuming you all know it's seizures and if not, PLEASE go see a NEUROLOGIST!
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  • I tried to respond yesterday to this but I don't see my reponse up there yet, so I will try again. To ALL that are experiencing the weird Deja Vu's you must see a neurologist. I experienced them for years and it turned out to be Epilepsy. (Temporal Lobe). I kept getting mis dianosed because I couldn't explain them until suddenly I had a big gran mal seizure (convulsive type) and I had learned that ALL those weird deja vus were nothing more than petit seizures. PLEASE talk to a neurologist.
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  • Wow Kelley V!Epilepsy eh? I wasn't expecting that! Jeebus I should get some health insurance before this gets a little out of hand... :/Than you for the information about "auras" and seizures and what not. I will do a bit more research now that I have an idea of what to look up. Thank you!
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  • really, epilepsy?? did this happen to you at night at all? for the past maybe month i've been waking out of certain dreams feeling nauseated, like the need to throw up is so intense it wakes me out of a sound sleep, though i haven't actually vomited yet. when i remember tidbits of these specific dreams later in the daytime or things related to them, the nausea comes back, and this morning i felt like i was going to pass out. what do i tell a neurologist if i go?? it seems like such a weird thing to say, "my dreams make me sick". wtf?! (thanks for help! :) )I tried to respond yesterday to this but I don't see my reponse up there yet, so I will try again. To ALL that are experiencing the weird Deja Vu's you must see a neurologist. I experienced them for years and it turned out to be Epilepsy. (Temporal Lobe). I kept getting mis dianosed because I couldn't explain them until suddenly I had a big gran mal seizure (convulsive type) and I had learned that ALL those weird deja vus were nothing more than petit seizures. PLEASE talk to a neurologist.
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  • it sounds like a seizure from epilepsy to me. there are many different types of seizure, and it doesn't have to be collapsing and involuntary jerking. i suggest that you see a doctor and get yourself tested if you haven't yet.
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  • it sounds like a seizure from epilepsy to me. there are many different types of seizure, and it doesn't have to be collapsing and involuntary jerking. i suggest that you see a doctor and get yourself tested if you haven't yet.Does anyone have any other idea what this could be besides siezures? I have been seeing a neurologist for a year, but none of the tests they did showed anything ( I can't make them happen). I have them about twice a month, sometimes more, sometimes less. They put me on Topamax and 3 1/2 months went by without a single episode. I thought I had my answer! But, the dr. told me he didn't think it was siezures even though the medicine was working. So I'm back to square one. I quit taking the medicine because the side effects were horrible ( tingling, wierd thoughts, sleep paralysis) and now I am waiting for my episodes to come back. I've been having them for 13 years. Like you all I get wierd deja vu, like a dream that may have happened but I can't remember afterward. I also get the nausea, about 10 seconds after the deja vu feeling. There are also other feelings that you all may have if you concentrate on understanding your episodes. For instance, I get a burning sensation from under my right eye down my arm, my hearing goes dim, my salivary glands act up, and sometimes afterwards (depending on the severity) I'll get extreme headaches starting at the back of my head and working its way up. And like a lot of you I think it's a pretty cool feeling (rules out panic attacks). I've come to realize I'll never have an answer, and I'm okay with that, they're a part of me, and I'll have them the rest of my life without knowing. It's so good seeing that so many other people know what I'm feeling!So is the doctor a quack, and they are siezures, or is there something else it could be?
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • August 12, 2009
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  • wow, im finding it strange that this many people are experiencing this. i always thought i was just a freak.I used to get these episodes quite often, triggered by all kinds of things but always with that feeling of intense deja vu. the last episode though was probably 3-4 years ago now, and i only decided to research it because i heard a song that used to always trigger it and it had no effect now (made me kind of curious as to what it was).the episodes seemed to come to a climax and then stop around a time that i had a massive incapacitating headache when i was in 7th or 8th grade (incapacitating as in i spent 3-4 hours laying in bed in fetal position, trying to scream but no sound coming out). I am not sure if they stopped immediately before or after and whether it was days or months before or after but it was around the same time.there is also a history of epilepsy in my family (my uncle has suffered from it since the age of 16 or so)anyway, should i go have a doctor run some tests, or should i be safe since there has been nothing for a few years?
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • August 14, 2009
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  • sorry if this double posts, i tried to post it a little while ago and it did not seem to work.wow, im finding it strange that this many people are experiencing this. i always thought i was just a freak.I used to get these episodes quite often, triggered by all kinds of things but always with that feeling of intense deja vu. the last episode though was probably 3-4 years ago now, and i only decided to research it because i heard a song that used to always trigger it and it had no effect now (made me kind of curious as to what it was).the episodes seemed to come to a climax and then stop around a time that i had a massive incapacitating headache when i was in 7th or 8th grade (incapacitating as in i spent 3-4 hours laying in bed in fetal position, trying to scream but no sound coming out). I am not sure if they stopped immediately before or after and whether it was days or months before or after but it was around the same time.there is also a history of epilepsy in my family (my uncle has suffered from it since the age of 16 or so)anyway, should i go have a doctor run some tests, or should i be safe since there has been nothing for a few years?
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • August 14, 2009
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  • Hi, i'm 18 years old and been having exactly the same thing all of u are having, but mine does'nt involve headache and the nausea is instant and not after the deja vu.anyway for me ther is'nt any music or something like that it's just the feeling that i have been in this setuation before.i have been to the doctor and had my head scanned with MIR and didn't find anything wrong and the doctor said i'm fine, we asked him if it could be epilepsy he said no (after cheking the photos from the MIR)so now to speak about the non medical side of it reacentely the gap between me remembering the "dream" and it actually happening has increassed to the point that if someone is asking me a question during my deja vu i can actually start replying before he can finish it so thats strange... it's like my thinking time is alooot less than when in normal condition.i will be posting again with more detailed info of what i know about this phenomen and hopefully we could eventually find out what the heck is wrong with us (if anything is wrong with us that is) untell then pls go to the doctor and have your brain scanned so that we know for sure from more than a couple of sources that it's not epilepsy.thanks for reading.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • September 2, 2009
    • 08:20 PM
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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)
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • September 13, 2009
    • 11:16 PM
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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.
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  • I have also experienced these same symptoms for the past 5 years. I have seen 2 neurologists, and the last one I saw said it sounds to him that it is my heart. I am currently wearing an event monitor for my heart and I have caught one "spell" (as I call them) and my heart rate dropped to 35. I wish all of you the best of luck in finding help, because I too would love to get some answers!!Wow Kelley V!Epilepsy eh? I wasn't expecting that! Jeebus I should get some health insurance before this gets a little out of hand... :/Than you for the information about "auras" and seizures and what not. I will do a bit more research now that I have an idea of what to look up. Thank you!
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • September 16, 2009
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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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  • really, epilepsy?? did this happen to you at night at all? for the past maybe month i've been waking out of certain dreams feeling nauseated, like the need to throw up is so intense it wakes me out of a sound sleep, though i haven't actually vomited yet. when i remember tidbits of these specific dreams later in the daytime or things related to them, the nausea comes back, and this morning i felt like i was going to pass out. what do i tell a neurologist if i go?? it seems like such a weird thing to say, "my dreams make me sick". wtf?! (thanks for help! :) )I found this site while trying to determine what type of seizures I have and I'm amazed at the simularities with my own experiences. I had my first episode at 8yrs. old and it would come and go at will. it started with Deja-vu and confusion and ended with nausea. At 17 I had a Grand-mal seizure after a day of consecutive Deja-vu episodes (auras). Before this, I could go for months without incident. I have taken Tegretol ever since and still have seizures periodically. I found out that I have Cognitive Auras these are mild seizures and cause me to lose focus, mumble, and I'm told I get a blank stare on my face. I thought I was possibly the only one to experience this kind of activity because it was so difficult to describe and Doctors would give me a look as if they had never heard such a thing. I'm 41 now and I still have auras but I would go under the knife if it were possible to correct this problem. I feel like my condition has restricted in many ways, however it could indeed be worse.
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    • October 11, 2009
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  • I'm 26 and have just experienced this exact same thing for the first time yesterday. I was driving home from work, not thinking much but I suppose just normal background thoughts, when suddenly I had this weird flashback to a dream. Instantly I felt very light headed and dizzy and I felt like I had to throw up. I had to pull the car over to the side of the road and open the door because I thought I was going to vomit. Then I was just sitting there in a very weird headspace, kind of deja vu, I think just staring for a minute or two, and trying to remember this dream. At the time it felt like it had been a recurring dream, but I'm not sure now. Maybe it was just a dream that I couldn't get rid of all night the night before. I can only remember 2 aspects of the dream, which is being at the gym (I have only been going to that gym for around a year), and being stressed about being order to do something about some children's painting....weird, I know...it's hard to explain because I can't really remember it. I don't have any children in real life. During the episode I could remember it better, but these are the only elements I remember now.Afterwards, I felt queezy for maybe an hour or two, and felt a bit drugged out/groggy in the head. Sometimes when I was trying to remember what happened, I would get the sense of deja vu back. This morning, I have again felt a little deja vu, but nothing like yesterday and I don't feel sick. I didn't experience any headaches at all, and I have no family history of epilepsy. I hope that's not what it is, but I will be going to see a neurologist.
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    • November 11, 2009
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  • Hey, i just went 2 the neurologist 2 days ago, for the same thing, and was diagnosed with epilepsy. Its called temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) and i am having a mix between simple partial seziures and complex partial seziures. I have been put on Medication straight away and my neurologist thinks i will start fitting soon (becuase my sezuires are progressing 2 twitches and numbess and fainting). I suggest you see a neuro Asap...also i have been told i cant drive for 6 months. I had a sezuire while driving and nearly had an accident. So if i were you i would try not 2 drive to far out until you get diagnosed. Hope all goes with it. :)I'm 26 and have just experienced this exact same thing for the first time yesterday. I was driving home from work, not thinking much but I suppose just normal background thoughts, when suddenly I had this weird flashback to a dream. Instantly I felt very light headed and dizzy and I felt like I had to throw up. I had to pull the car over to the side of the road and open the door because I thought I was going to vomit. Then I was just sitting there in a very weird headspace, kind of deja vu, I think just staring for a minute or two, and trying to remember this dream. At the time it felt like it had been a recurring dream, but I'm not sure now. Maybe it was just a dream that I couldn't get rid of all night the night before. I can only remember 2 aspects of the dream, which is being at the gym (I have only been going to that gym for around a year), and being stressed about being order to do something about some children's painting....weird, I know...it's hard to explain because I can't really remember it. I don't have any children in real life. During the episode I could remember it better, but these are the only elements I remember now.Afterwards, I felt queezy for maybe an hour or two, and felt a bit drugged out/groggy in the head. Sometimes when I was trying to remember what happened, I would get the sense of deja vu back. This morning, I have again felt a little deja vu, but nothing like yesterday and I don't feel sick. I didn't experience any headaches at all, and I have no family history of epilepsy. I hope that's not what it is, but I will be going to see a neurologist.
    Ashle3 4 Replies
    • November 12, 2009
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  • Wow, I had my first one 10 years ago, then not for five years, then probably once a year after that. It is only this past year that I have had about 3 episodes that last for a couple of days. I have noticed that it happens when I have pushed myself just that little bit too hard. I am a 46 year old single Mum. Like you it is triggered by something someone says. Same as others I can't recall any part of the memory. I try to make my way to a pen and paper so that I can write down what I am thinking at the time. Most times I just can't write because as I am about to write, the thought goes away and moves on to the next one. I sometimes manage to get a word down and when I read it back after the episode it makes no sense at all. Like someone else that I was just reading about, I try to enjoy the feeling. It would be ok if I didn't feel so nauseated and drained afterwards. It takes me a good two days to feel normal again.I am the 48 yr old that has had them for ~15 yrs. I went to a Neurologist and had an EEG which came up inconclusive. The very next week I started my 2 day cluster of spells and was able to get back in for another EEG and actually had one while connected.The diagnosis is now Epilepsy (complex partial seizures). I was immediately prescribed Keppra (twice a day) and lost my license for at least the next 3 months. (That's the rule in Wisc for new Epilepsy patients) If the medicine doesn't work as expected then it could be longer, bascially you have to be seizure free. I have taken the meds for only a week now, but no side affects whatsoever. I won't really know if the meds are working though for 4-6 weeks, because that is when I would usually get my next 2 day cluster of spells.I am scheduled for an MRI this Wed just to make sure there isn't a growth/tumor that is causing this phenomenon. I don't expect the MRI to show anything abnormal and I am keeping my fingers crossed that the meds will stop the seizures, mainly so I can drive again. I will actually miss them because they were kind of cool.I would advise all to see a Neurologist but be prepared that if you get diagnosed with Epilepsy you will lose your license. Kind of *****s me off when I go by 70 yr olds with their dogs on their laps as they drive down the road, seems just as dangerous!! (ha)
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • December 14, 2009
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  • Deja vu times a million?? Glad to know it's not just me. I have been having these episodes since age 5, at least as far back as I can remember. As a child, these episodes would render me useless for the duration of the day: extreme headache, nausea, and fatigue. As a kid, I would refer to them as "brain quakes", for lack of a better term. I am now 31 and they still occur. Sometimes they can happen twice in a week, sometimes I can go years without a single episode. I'm not sure what triggers this intense deja vu. Usually a thought, or something I hear, be it on tv or a person I'm talking with. Then other random thoughts or words will flood my head and pile on to the intensity. (For example: the words "Roasted Pepper" or "Flip-flops" mean nothing now, but during an episode it might double the intensity. Everything I see or hear intensifies it. Weird, but does that make sense to anyone? ONLY an example, because I can never remember the intensifying words after an episode.) A few times I've been teased by it, thinking "Oh, boy here it comes..." and then it stops before it reaches full intensity. (After one of those taunts, I can guarantee one is coming full-strength within the next day or two.) When it does happen full-on, I strangely find myself "encouraging" it, because there is something intriguing about it. The difference between episodes now, as opposed to when I was younger, is today the headache, nausea, and fatigue are gone. I recover rather quickly, and recently its become nothing more than a minor distraction, but if it's epilepsy, I don't want it to ruin my life someday. Do my "intensifying words" description ring any bells?
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    • January 6, 2010
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  • Hi there, I am just starting the medical process of finding out what these extreme deja vu's signify...as well as their accompanying sypmtoms of zoning out, leaning to the left, confusion, auditory paralysis etc.There is some talk of brain tumors, or cortisol overload, or infection in the brain. But its all brain related and all seems to be serious. I would take yourself seriously and talk to a dr about getting a CT scan (I'm getting one on Monday) as well as an EEG, and possibly an MRI (if my CT comes back negative, I'm going to get a private MRI).You may be having partial complex seizures, which could maybe lead to a grand mal? Wh o knows? But I don't want to you to have to find out.Deja vu times a million?? Glad to know it's not just me. I have been having these episodes since age 5, at least as far back as I can remember. As a child, these episodes would render me useless for the duration of the day: extreme headache, nausea, and fatigue. As a kid, I would refer to them as "brain quakes", for lack of a better term. I am now 31 and they still occur. Sometimes they can happen twice in a week, sometimes I can go years without a single episode. I'm not sure what triggers this intense deja vu. Usually a thought, or something I hear, be it on tv or a person I'm talking with. Then other random thoughts or words will flood my head and pile on to the intensity. (For example: the words "Roasted Pepper" or "Flip-flops" mean nothing now, but during an episode it might double the intensity. Everything I see or hear intensifies it. Weird, but does that make sense to anyone? ONLY an example, because I can never remember the intensifying words after an episode.) A few times I've been teased by it, thinking "Oh, boy here it comes..." and then it stops before it reaches full intensity. (After one of those taunts, I can guarantee one is coming full-strength within the next day or two.) When it does happen full-on, I strangely find myself "encouraging" it, because there is something intriguing about it. The difference between episodes now, as opposed to when I was younger, is today the headache, nausea, and fatigue are gone. I recover rather quickly, and recently its become nothing more than a minor distraction, but if it's epilepsy, I don't want it to ruin my life someday. Do my "intensifying words" description ring any bells?
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • January 12, 2010
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  • The person who posted this described it perfectly and the person who suggested epilepsy is right. I have exactly the same symptoms. I can right down parts of the dream as it flashes through my head - peoples names what they are saying (and probably like you it completely takes me over) but after it is over I read back what I have written and it makes absolutely no sense - I don't recognise the names and I can't make sense of what they were saying - it's just a list of words. I was diagnosed with Grand Mal (Temperal lobe) too after having several massive seizures and having to be carted off in an ambulance - scary but I didn't know anything about it at the time. I now take a high dose of anti convulsant drug - Tegretol - which tends to control it. I have two children (and have had to take the drugs during pregnancy) and they are perfectly fine. I work full time for a bank and I try not to let it bother me too much. I have come to bed early tonight because I had a petit mal seizure (the deja vu thing) that made me feel rubbish. I was tired and stressed tonight and I think either of those two can be contributory factors. I get a massive headache afterwards. I would highly recommend you visit your Doctor and ask for a referral to a neurologist (although I have heard that diagnosis is almost impossible unless you have electrodes recording brain activity connected to your head whilst having a seizure) as you can get auras through migraines too. I have found that everytime I have one it zaps my shorterm memory. I also have trouble finding the right word and I am more emotional. I think this is because of the part of the brain that is affected by the epilepsy I have.
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    • January 13, 2010
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