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Spontaneous dizziness w/ other symptoms

I am having weird spontaneous dizziness that happens whether I'm sitting or laying still, and even when I'm walking. Doesn't discriminate between moving and not moving positions. It started gradually happening once every couple of weeks, only lasting 1 or 2 seconds of a hard wave of dizziness, well that's amped up more last month. These past couple of weeks it's amped up to the max. These dizzy-like spells starting occurring for 2-5 minutes. And the last couple of days has just been 2 second spells, but happening every 30 seconds or so. Now the extra symptoms are very mild. When the dizziness occurs, I get a mild headache, slight blurred vision, some difficulty concentrating, and during the 2-5 minute spells there is general-like twitching. I can't figure it out. I already went to the ER, CT scan of head was clear as well as all the other tests. My doctor thinks it's stress, but is doing an EEG to be sure. Does anyone have any experience with these types of symptoms? Thanks in advance!


Hi locke32080, Thank you for

Hi locke32080, Thank you for sharing your experience.  It’s important that you continue to follow-up with your healthcare providers to discuss these incidents you’re describing. To help prepare for your visit with your doctor visit,    & For additional information on seizures , diagnosing epilepsy and stress management, please visit ,                       & more about EEG readings here,  For help finding a doctor specializing in epilepsy please visit,  , or by visiting the National Association of Epilepsy Centers at,   &   For additional questions, please email, , or call our 24/7 Helpline at,1-800-332-1000, where a trained information specialist can assist in connecting you to resources, provide referrals and additional support.

Hello, I was experiencing

Hello, I was experiencing every thing you are right now. Doctors were all saying it's just depression or anxiety or burn out. I had an added symptom of during my dizzy spells I had difficulty keeping my eyes open. My spells would also last hours. I had an EEG and thank God it showed a myoclonic seizure (and I was diagnosed with primary generalized epilepsy) I haven't had any of my other seizures cought on EEGs. My neurologist says my type of epilepsy is abnormal and confusing. I'm still having seizures (about 7 every day) just keep pestering your doctor! I'm an unusual case not many people get a seizure cought on their first EEG. And EEGs won't be able to pick up deep brain seizures.

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