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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   I have been experiencing heavy bought of XXXXXXXX vous for some time now, male 37 years old, today was the latest episode from around 9am till now an episode can last upto 1 hour, with the feeling of nausea, cold sweats and headaches...i dont know what to do "Ironic i know" please advise
Doctor :   HI
User :   hi please help, i am worried this could be temple lobe epiliepsy after what ive been reading
Doctor :  
have you ever had a epileptic attack?
User :   not that i know
Doctor :  
seizures?
User :   these episodes consist of sweats fellings of nausea headache, lack of function ie very very tired
Doctor :  
do you have a history of seizures?
User :   i had tenbral (fembral fits as a child around the age of 5
Doctor :  
how do you know it is XXXXXXXX vu?
User :   well its costant feeling of being in the situation before but for long periods of time not just flashbacks
User :   I have been experiencing heavy bought of XXXXXXXX vous for some time now, male 37 years old, today was the latest episode from around 9am till now an episode can last upto 1 hour, with the feeling of nausea, cold sweats and headaches...i dont know what to do "Ironic i know" please advis
Doctor :   i am trying to find out what exactly it can be
Doctor :  
my questions asked here are relevant
Doctor :  
to the query
Doctor :  
coming to XXXXXXXX vu, have you had that experience of "already seen" or something occurred which you had imagined earlier?
User :   thankyou, prior to today i get a small episode of this maybe once a month the last episode of this magnitiude was whilst on holiday and that lasted around 4-5 hours, its very strange and feels like your going mad.
User :   absolutely, all of the time during these episodes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
it is called as reduplicate paramnesia
User :   ok......
Doctor :  
it is a belief that a place or location has been existing in two or more places simultaneously
User :   ok....
Doctor :  
it is dillusional misidentification
User :   what does this mean? why is it happening, ie symptoms?
Doctor :  
see there may be various causes to this
Doctor :  
it can be due to brain injury or
Doctor :  
cerebral hemisphere abnormility
Doctor :  
sometimes it has also been termed to be due to Hysterical reactions
User :   i dont think i'm hysterical
Doctor :  
majority suggest that it is caused by disruption to the stain systems involved in memory and familiarity.
Doctor :   Brain*
User :   that sounds as if it could be serious to some degree, would this be able to be treated with medication
Doctor :  
it can also be a Psychic ability of a individual.
User :   thats the bit i am worried about, i'm not a big believer of Psychic ability
Doctor :   you dont need to be scared of it.
Doctor :  
it is very common in childrens and adults.
Doctor :   what you my do is consult a neuro psychiatrist for this as he may like to advice some tests for evaluation of brain functioning.
Doctor :   in the mean while conservative modalities can be atilised
User :   ok
Doctor :  
as regular Meditation can help to heal and be focused to be in the present state
User :   the strange thing is its happening now to some degree, very slight
Doctor :  
being in the present state would help you reduce the episodes
Doctor :  
and you may experience peace again
User :   Meditation? i am a hard working family man and dont feel i have the time to meditate, i feel this is a deep routed problem , not a feeling of well being, as you can apreciate i would like to know what could be causing these episodes, i originally thought dehydration but nothing on line links the 2 together
Doctor :  
that is what am trying to say, till the time you get to a neuro psychiatrist
Doctor :  
this can be used as a conservative therapy for meanwhile.
User :   ok AVE YOU COME ACROSS THIS BEFORE OR DO YOU KNOW OF ANY ONLINE LITERATURE I COULD LOOK UP, SORRY ABOUT THE CAPS HIT THE BUTTON BY MISTAKE
Doctor :  
see net can provide you with information but
Doctor :  
a neurologist can find you a way.
User :   many thanks, i will book an appointment tomorrow
Doctor :  
am trying to ascess the situation, bit it would require a examination on that behalf.

Doctor :   Hi
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