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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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  • This is the second time in my life this is happening to me. It happened to me about 5 years ago and is now happening again. I'm on day 2 also. You described EXACTLY what I have been feeling. It sucks so much. I don't know what to do. I can usually control it by thinking about something else and looking away very fast... but that doesn't always work. I just want these... "attacks" to stop! Do you have any idea what causes this to happen?I still have absolutely no idea. I wonder if it's related to a lack of sleep or perhaps something stress unduced (although I did have these "episodes" when I was younger and I couldn't say I had THAT much to stress about). Honestly, I don't find these moments of Deja Vu + Nausea too severe and I now actually enjoy it to an extent because it's such an odd/out-of-body feeling. Although it can get annoying if you're trying to concentrate then all of a sudden you get Deja Vu and it causes immediate confusion!
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  • I am amazed I found this site and others with similiar symptoms. I have been recording them in my calendar b/c they come in cycles. I thought they might have something to do with my period cycle.First I feel as if I hear a song. I then get confused - almost trying to figure out why I am hearing this song and why I am associating it wherever I am (deja vu like). I then get sick in my stomach and soon thereafter come out of it. My dr. told me it was stress. I think it is more.
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    • August 25, 2009
    • 09:11 PM
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  • I have just started experiencing this yesterday.At first I thought it was a little bit of a panic attack because my husband and I are searching for our first house. My husband gets panic attacks and it did not feel like what we has described.It happened twice yesterday and 3 times so far today (it's the afternoon currently.)Random things will trigger them...yesterday seeing my husband did, this morning kissing him did then this after it was thinking about an event we're having at work and then reading a story online. They all bring me back to the same dream or deja vu experience that I'm sitting in a house somewhere with people who I don't recognize. During the episodes, I try to figure out who the people are and where I'm at but can't.It'll last for about 15 seconds and I try really hard to remember. Afterwards, I have nausea for about 5 mins but just feel "out of it" for a little while.It is just a really strange feeling. I would assume mine are from current stress but odd things trigger them and it always takes me back to the same intense deja vu experience.I hope it's nothing major?
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    • October 14, 2009
    • 06:12 PM
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  • Hey everyone!I'm the original poster, I thought I'd stop back in to this thread to see if there is any new information. It's been about 6 months since I checked here and I'm surprised to see 7 pages with so many stories all so similar. Unfortunately I am unable to edit the original post cause I would like to add some information to it, to be more helpful to other users, but I originally wrote as unregistered.Let's try to make this more list-like. Help me out if I'm missing anything:SYMPTOMS· Intense Deja Vu · Often followed by: Nausea, Disorientation, Confusion, Recurring "memories", Out-of-body feeling· Sometimes followed by: Vomiting, Momentary Unconsciousness· Rarely followed by: Grand Mal Seizures· Effects can last for several days· Effects typically come and go throughout the year, spanning, in some case, lifetimes· Deja Vu typically lasts approximately 10 - 60 seconds. Or greater depending on severity. Can happen numerous times per day.· Effects are often associated with feelings "psychic" ability or other supernatural feelings. And sometimes feelings of Euphoria, if blocked mostly by the nausea.EFFECTS CAUSED BY· Different for many people, but most include one or more of the following triggers:· Auditory, Vision, Touch, Taste, Smell.· In most cases it will be an audio or visual trigger; such as but not limited to: Discussions between people; Music; Landscapes; Familiar locations; Hot or Cold temperatures.WHAT WE KNOW· These episodes may be diagnosed as "Partial Complex Seizures" aka "Auras"· May be linked to "Temporal Lobe Epilepsy"· Some believe it may be linked to Vitamin B12 Deficiency· May be link to Sleep Problems, Stress or other malnutrition (Which could explain why the effects often come and go sporadically)WHAT YOU SHOULD DO· Ask your doctor to speak with a Neurologist as this is a Brain Condition· Seek more Vitamin B12 in your diet, or take supplements
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    • February 12, 2010
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  • Wow Hi and thanks to all who have posted on this.. I have had these intense sensations deja vus followed by dream flashbacks nausea and shivering for a while they seem to come out of nowhere and I have no idea what triggers them I dont drink alcohol or do drugs and.thought I was the only one who had this or I was going mad! I first had one in Jan 2004 then nothing until August 2009 then since then one a month really till March when I had 3 last week though none as intense as the August oneOn two occasions I have been exerting myself(running and doing some building and heavy lifting work) but it has also happened when sat in bed reading however in the last year I have been on a strict running programme and a restricted diet maybe that contributedI am so happy to find I am not alone as its very difficult to explain to anyone I have to say this is one of the good things about the net as I have never ever met anyone who had experienced this its good to read all the posts and I can relate to so much of it all you guys out there having the same experience as me Lately I find myself dreading having another one I guess my fear is that it would be epilepsy and evolve into a more serious seizure leading to giving up driving etc but I have to force myself out of that way of thinking At the moment I am trying to make sure I get enough sleep and do not overstretch myself physically and keep where possible the stress downregards and stay coolSarah
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  • Hey everyone,I have to start by saying how elated i am to find that i am not alone- not only with the symptoms themselves, but with the difficulties in diagnosis.It has been about a year since I started having what i call 'episodes', and until yesterday i hadn't had one for about three weeks. In the last two days however, I have had over a dozen episodes, and it has left me feeling scared and helpless. It starts with a deja-vu feeling related to my dreams which, like most of you, i cannot pinpoint the exact imagery, smell or noise. Then I get overwhelmingly hot, weak and a little nauseous. The nausea doesn't last past the episode itself, but i am left feeling weak and my temperature seems to be out of whack for the rest of the day.I went to my doctor last time i had a bout of episodes, but she seemed to be at a loss, saying it was stress and/or diet and hydration related. I was getting it so often and so severely that i had to leave my job as a cook, because the hot kitchen just made the symptoms unbearable.I am going to get a second opinion next week, but i don't think a gp can offer me much assistance. my mate has epilepsy, and she said that the symptoms are identical to how she feels before a seizure...but i haven't ever had a seizure or anything similar.If anyone has any advice as to how i can prevent them, or how to deal with it in the moment i would be greatly appreciative. I am really at a loss as to what i can do, and it is really scary for both me and my partner, who feels just as helpless as I.Thanks again for posting your experiences guys, it makes me feel alot better to know that there are more of us out there. the psychic element that has been mentioned is interesting... i have recently been considering how our dreams are kind of fobbed off as 'just dreams', but mine are so vivid and parallel to this world, that i have been wondering if it is another dimension of existence, but because we aren't fully aware and intouch with our dream-self, we cannot control or even remember it...but i guess that is better left for philosophy than the medical diagnosis i am seeking!Hopefully we can work together to find out what is afflicting us and how to treat it.I don't want to go on medication if i can help it, cause it seems like an organic problem and surely there is a subsequent organic solution.look forward to hearing your thoughts and experiences.thanks guys, Amber x x
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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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  • Not sure if this has been brought up cause there is like a ton of pages. This may be a long shot but what a lot of you're describing sounds very similar to the effects of hypoglycemia. Specifically the Nausea/Confusion/De Ja Vu/Fear/Nervousness, more serious cases can cause hallucinations as well. Some of you guys should look into checking your blood sugar levels if you feel an episode coming on.Whenever I have an episode a certain trivial event in my life that happened when I was a kid (perhaps a memory from one of my first episodes) becomes VERY vivid in my mind and at that point I know I have low blood sugar. Dizzyness, nausea, foggy mind, random flushes of euphoria, sweating, paranoia (severe sometimes), and fear. Basically my world changes for the 1-2 days I am in this 'fog', makes everything and everyone seem very alien/fake to me. Quick fix foods rarely help and I end up just trying to sleep it off as best as possible seeing how it makes me severely groggy anyways.Rayof86 - Thank you for posting that about hypoglycemia! For me that would make total sense! I don't get this often and I 100% linked my episodes to times after heavy drinking. Just read that alcohol is known to lower blood sugars and cause hypoglycemia, which would also explain why I get this while running (drinking of alcohol, followed by a morning without breakfast until after I run). I think many of us who are not having multiple episodes a day and have been able to curb this through diet should pay attention. Deja vu and nausea seems to be like saying you have a headache - it could be stress it could be a brain tumor, but just because you have the symptom doesn't mean you have either! Don't let the internet freak you out people - think logically and examine your diet and behavior!
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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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  • Thank you all. We are getting somewhere. So many clues here. The jogging, the blood sugar, the stress, dehydration, lack of sleep, too much alcohol, need for b12, all of it has helped.To see you all using the EXACT same words i struggled to find to describe these episodes is so comforting, somehow.Today I had probably my worst brain blip. i was on the phone w/ someone. i started writing down bits of what i had in my mind, and it made SO MUCH SENSE and as always, i was SO convinced i'd remember what it was all about after. and as always, it seemed to be a repeat of a dream i'd just had.but no. it was all nonsense. i have no idea what it was about. and now my head hurts.anyway, wanted to check back because i seem to be the only one who has these at night while i'm asleep. ?? i have them in the daytime, too. but started having them while asleep recently. (it wakes me up enough to remember in the morning that it happened)
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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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  • What other of your symptoms have been changed in these past few weeks? B12 deficiency symptoms rarely are all alone. They often show up with 20-200 of their best friends. There are two kinds of active b12 and some brands work 100x better than other brands. There are also other critical cofactors.Well, I have kept track to all kinds of changements I underwent or undertook during the 15 months of intensive episodes. The 1-episode-day-per-week patern remained more or less precise, no matter what I did: Times of extreme stress / holidays? Being at home or abroad? Lots of sleep / lack of sleep? Alcohol / no Alcohol?: Whatever, nothing changed. And I don't have other symptoms (besides the ones that came and went with the episodes, i.e. nausea, heavy sweating, increase of heartbeat): I am provokingly healthy, apart from the mysterious, immense déja-vu-episodes that felt as if they took about 30% of my brain capacity day and night just to fight them subconciously. I'm glad to hear of your results. I know it seems weird that so many docs would be stumped and then as you say a little pink pill changes everything. The "placebo" reputation b12 got was becasue it wasn't understood. They were using cyanocobalamin which runs out of effect as it uses up the respurces needed to convert it to the active forms. Also, with mb12 healing can really get going and then exhaust the body of other nutriants needed for continuing. If you come over to http://forums.wrongdiagnosis.com/showthread.php?p=228384&posted=1#post228384, and also its good to register so we can backtrack your posts, we can help you find all the things you need to heal many of the rest of your problems and keep this effectiveness going. I have had improvemnt and healing going on just short of 7 years now.I have mentioned the Placebo Word more as a joke; of course I believe that the B12 did the job. Earlier I've posted that "it would be a good laugh" if the B12 was all that was lacking. I am still laughing. Four weeks of health already ... unthinkable just 2 months ago. I'm not at all surprised. If you have looked on out Active b12 basics thread you will see the deja vu episodes, sleep disorders and all sorts of neurological things are on the symptoms list for active b12 deficiencies. Becasue the docs use a definition based on inactive cobalamins they don't include most of the symptoms that active b12s help. This creates a whole lot of mystery and stealth deficiency diseases that they can never treat effectively without redefining what b12 defciency is. There is NO SUBSTITUTE for real B12. There are no drugs that replace what real b12s do. There are no other vitamins that replace what real b12s do. So the failure to recognize these symptoms as the result of active b12 deficiencies makes them untreatable and non-understandable. Check out the symptoms list at http://forums.wrongdiagnosis.com/showthread.php?t=62327 You will probably have to keep taking the b12 indefinitely so that these and other symptoms don't reappear. I would very much like to know what all the other symptomns you have are. Hopefully you caught it early before much damage was done. Good luck.After, let's say, 3 or 4 months I will stop the Methylcobalamine treatment. When the symptoms (= the déjà vus) reappear and go again when I restart to use the B!", then and only then I will know for sure that I (or better: you) have found the mechanism.Thanks -- and of course I will share my experiences, if there should be ones worth mentioning, and keep visiting this forum.
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  • So, it seems I am in the same boat as most people on this forum, and am indeed sorry that we are all experiencing this but very relieved to see I am not going crazy!!My episodes only started in around october last year and I have only had 5 in total since then. I experience the sweaty out of body experience first, then the intense deja vu begins. It is so vivid it is like the events have literally just happened, but they some how make no sense at all. It is normally quite a euphoric feeling at first but within a minute or 2 the visions fade and I am left bent over on the floor almost vomiting and with my heart beating so fast and loud it feels like my ears are going to explode. Twice they have occurred whilst I was driving but I managed to pull over before they set in properly.On the very last one I experienced I was kind of able to control it, I think?? When I felt the initial symptoms I tried to change my train of thought and then I only had a small vision and went straight to feeling a little nauseous, but nowhere near as bad as with the full event.The reason I am writing now is that I am wondering what jobs everyone does and whether this has affected them and whether they have had episodes whilst concentrating hard, ie at work. Mine always seem to be when I am very relaxed and in a low stress environment. The reason I am worried/asking is that I am a fast jet pilot in the Air Force and so am starting to worry that one of these episodes might occur whilst I am flying. Which would be pretty bad! I am thinking of starting to take b12 but cannot go and see my doctor as he will ground me for sure.I have had EEGs and a yearly ECG taken by the Air Force, which are all fine, and have a yearly medical which has never picked up any anomalies with blood sugar, b12 deficiencies, high/low blood pressure or anything unusual at all.Any advice would be helpful. Thanks.
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  • So, it seems I am in the same boat as most people on this forum, and am indeed sorry that we are all experiencing this but very relieved to see I am not going crazy!! My episodes only started in around october last year and I have only had 5 in total since then. I experience the sweaty out of body experience first, then the intense deja vu begins. It is so vivid it is like the events have literally just happened, but they some how make no sense at all. It is normally quite a euphoric feeling at first but within a minute or 2 the visions fade and I am left bent over on the floor almost vomiting and with my heart beating so fast and loud it feels like my ears are going to explode. Twice they have occurred whilst I was driving but I managed to pull over before they set in properly. On the very last one I experienced I was kind of able to control it, I think?? When I felt the initial symptoms I tried to change my train of thought and then I only had a small vision and went straight to feeling a little nauseous, but nowhere near as bad as with the full event. The reason I am writing now is that I am wondering what jobs everyone does and whether this has affected them and whether they have had episodes whilst concentrating hard, ie at work. Mine always seem to be when I am very relaxed and in a low stress environment. The reason I am worried/asking is that I am a fast jet pilot in the Air Force and so am starting to worry that one of these episodes might occur whilst I am flying. Which would be pretty bad! I am thinking of starting to take b12 but cannot go and see my doctor as he will ground me for sure. I have had EEGs and a yearly ECG taken by the Air Force, which are all fine, and have a yearly medical which has never picked up any anomalies with blood sugar, b12 deficiencies, high/low blood pressure or anything unusual at all. Any advice would be helpful. Thanks. Hi there, in reply to you asking about what type of work ppl. do in regards to one's stress level or their relaxed state of mind. At the time my episode's began, i had just moved to the State's very relaxed & then at the time, a stay at home mum with 2 young boys. Always in a calm, happy environment. And now even when i feel the first signs of deja vu, it has never been in any stressed or tired situations. About talking to your Dr. about your episodes, it's hard to say what he might ask you to do. My neurologist said that i need to inform Vic roads in regards to my driving. Even though i do not pass out completely & even being aware of when they start giving me time to sit, or stop driving. I have not yet done this either incase i'm told not to drive again. Neurologist cannot not say why this has started or how. But it is common.A petit mal seizure is the term commonly given to a staring spell, most commonly called an "absence seizure." It is a brief (usually less than 15 seconds) disturbance of brain function due to abnormal electrical activity in the brain. OR Atonic seizure minor type of seizure. They consist of a brief lapse in muscle tone that are caused by temporary alterations in brain function.So much to read about. Good luck.Cheers. Kat. :rolleyes:
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  • The way you explained it is so spot on, it's almost creepy! My main difference is that I can't seem to ever remember even a little bit of the dream right after an episode. It's like the memories come rushing into my head, and right back out a minute later. It's so bizzare, but so interesting at the same time.Wow. I've had bouts of this in 2001-2002, and then occasionally in 2003, gradually fading out in 2004, it pretty much stopped since then. I assumed it was triggered by stress, it started the year I finished my Bachelor's degree, followed me pretty much trough all of my Master's degree and stopped afterwards. I'm relieved to see I'm not the only one who has experienced these exact symptoms, because for some time, I thought I was going crazy!
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  • Thank you all. We are getting somewhere. So many clues here. The jogging, the blood sugar, the stress, dehydration, lack of sleep, too much alcohol, need for b12, all of it has helped.To see you all using the EXACT same words i struggled to find to describe these episodes is so comforting, somehow.Today I had probably my worst brain blip. i was on the phone w/ someone. i started writing down bits of what i had in my mind, and it made SO MUCH SENSE and as always, i was SO convinced i'd remember what it was all about after. and as always, it seemed to be a repeat of a dream i'd just had.but no. it was all nonsense. i have no idea what it was about. and now my head hurts.anyway, wanted to check back because i seem to be the only one who has these at night while i'm asleep. ?? i have them in the daytime, too. but started having them while asleep recently. (it wakes me up enough to remember in the morning that it happened)I have gotten them in my sleep many times. The nausea usually wakes me up.
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  • I've been on here many times, over the past year. I finally feel we have the answer, with the simple partial seizures. I urge all of you to google that term, and then you'll see that it is EXACTLY what we all have been experiencing. Myself, I made an appointment to see my doctor. I'm going to tell him what I think it is, go to a neurologist and take care of this once and for all.We could all benefit from knowing the triggers, the options for dealing with it, and whether it's progressive.We were all correct in pointing out the triggers -- they are the same triggers for anyone who gets seizures. Lack of sleep, too much alcohol, dehydration, stress, etc.Deja vu is a CLASSIC experience for those with simple partial seizures, oftentimes referred to as the 'aura' an epileptic gets before suffering a brainwide seizure. It is CLASSIC guys. There is no more mystery about it, in my view. And we are not crazy. We are having seizures.
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    • August 16, 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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  • I have exactly the same thing- a sudden relisation I have been a bit 'out of it', recollection of something surreal and dream like, followed by nausea, but also saddness (I often cry). I have considered some of the things raise, however, I am considering post traumatic stress disorder as a possiblity. Has this occured to anyone else?
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    • October 19, 2010
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  • I am very excited to see I am not the only one going thru this. I also believe it is stress related (along with lack of sleep) and I am also a long-distance runner. So, what do you suggest is the best thing to take for this??? (Occasional STRONG de ja vus, then brief flashes of confusion/forgetfulness). Thank you everyone, for your help/insights!
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    • November 21, 2010
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