I have a question for those struggling with temporal lobe epilepsy to get some advice. I suffer bad with panic attacks, and do have health anxiety. Last month, though, I was panicking all day over health related anxiety and had this odd thing happen where random flashes of dreams popped in my head. I had derealization at the time, and felt so exhausted from panicking. I wasn’t sleeping a lot.
I saw a neurologist the next day, who ordered an EEG and MRI. The dream flashes happened mid EEG and she said it came back clear and they weren’t seizures. MRI was good, too.
My therapist said it would be good for me to talk to people with epilepsy to get reassurance or advice on your own experiences with EEGs. The doc is great, but I have a hard time trusting them. Would auras show up on an EEG?
I didn’t lose consciousness and others told me my experiences could have been just panic or my brain being exhausted. Thanks so much and I hope you’re all well.