MyLesPaul.com
Homepage - Sponsors - Subscription - Auctions - Advertise - Spy  
Go Back   MyLesPaul.com > MLP Community > The Backstage
LIKE MyLesPaul on Facebook FOLLOW MyLesPaul on Twitter
Reply
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Unread 06-28-2010, 10:16 AM   #1 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
a Mad Cow's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Connecticut
Posts: 3,559
Thanks: 41
Thanked 225 Times in 61 Posts
does anybody else get random shivers/chills/spaz attacks

So I have always gotten a random shiver/chill/cringe once in a while. It only lasts 1-2 seconds but my head kind of turns back and fourth. It's fully automated, I have no control over it. Maybe once a day?

I was sitting next to my friend jamming and it happened, and he was like "wtf, are you okay"?

I asked him if he gets random shivers/chills once in a while and he said no. So I was wondering am I the only one? Do I look like a crazy person?

Sometimes it happens at awful times - when I'm taking a piss is the worst because I'm trying t multitask my aim and still let the shiver come and pass.
__________________
a Mad Cow is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to a Mad Cow For This Useful Post:
Alt Today
Les Paul

Beitrag Sponsored Links

__________________
This advertising will not be shown in this way to registered members.
Register your free account today and become a member on MyLesPaul.com
   
Unread 06-28-2010, 10:20 AM   #2 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Howard2k's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Posts: 11,813
Thanks: 51
Thanked 144 Times in 66 Posts
Re: does anybody else get random shivers/chills/spaz attacks

Mild tourettes? Or it could be nothing. If you are worried, see a doctor just in case. Maybe keep a log for a couple of weeks to see if there is any particular pattern.


I am not a doctor. I should point that out.
__________________
I take photographs like Jimmy Page and play guitar like Ansel Adams.

Overly sensitive? Offended by those who have an opinion that may differ from yours? Click here to ignore me.
Howard2k is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-28-2010, 10:21 AM   #3 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
a Mad Cow's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Connecticut
Posts: 3,559
Thanks: 41
Thanked 225 Times in 61 Posts
Re: does anybody else get random shivers/chills/spaz attacks

I don't think I need to see a doctor, I've always had it, it's brought no negative side effects, but I guess I'll mention it on my next visit.

Here I am thinking everybody got this at least half as often as me.
__________________
a Mad Cow is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-28-2010, 10:30 AM   #4 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Howard2k's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Posts: 11,813
Thanks: 51
Thanked 144 Times in 66 Posts
Re: does anybody else get random shivers/chills/spaz attacks

Shivers/chills... I get them often enough. The question is whether they are naturally related to the environment or some sort of neurological issue?

I guess my theory is that if I was concerned enough about it to post it in a guitar forum, I would be concerned enough about it to talk to the doctor.

Having said that - my hands shake more than I would like. I keep meaning to ask the doctor about it but never get around to it. It could be that I drink too much coffee, do not get enough sleep - or my brain is wired funny... Who knows... It could be anxiety. It could be Parkinsons! It always seems to have been that way though - so like you I am not overly worried. But I should bring it up next time I am there.
__________________
I take photographs like Jimmy Page and play guitar like Ansel Adams.

Overly sensitive? Offended by those who have an opinion that may differ from yours? Click here to ignore me.
Howard2k is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-28-2010, 10:32 AM   #5 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
ehs5mw's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: East of the Mississippi
Posts: 1,840
Thanks: 178
Thanked 43 Times in 10 Posts
Re: does anybody else get random shivers/chills/spaz attacks

Similar happens to me, though I'm not sure how bad it would be compared to yours. I have noticed that when I get more/better rest, it happens much less. Do you see any similar pattern for yourself?
ehs5mw is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-28-2010, 10:32 AM   #6 (permalink)
Dan
Senior Member
 
Dan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Athens, GA
Posts: 4,403
Thanks: 57
Thanked 78 Times in 28 Posts
Re: does anybody else get random shivers/chills/spaz attacks

Sounds like something neurological. Seeing a doctor would be your best choice, otherwise you'd just be guessing as to the reason and waste your energy reassuring yourself that something isn't wrong. The doc could help you find out if it is something or nothing to worry about. If it is a problem, they would be the one that could get you the help you need.

Good luck to you.
Dan is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-28-2010, 10:39 AM   #7 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
a Mad Cow's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Connecticut
Posts: 3,559
Thanks: 41
Thanked 225 Times in 61 Posts
Re: does anybody else get random shivers/chills/spaz attacks

I don't think it's environment based. Not like chills from the cold. It's honestly pretty random. It's not like I'm falling to the floor or anything - just my head shakes a bit and I cringe just a bit, all for about 1 second.

I will mention it to my doctor, although I didn't post this out of fear - rather than curiosity.

I haven't noticed if sleep helps it, because it's not very often. Maybe once a day or every other day.
__________________
a Mad Cow is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-28-2010, 11:32 AM   #8 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
paiva's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Portugal
Posts: 168
Thanks: 2
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Re: does anybody else get random shivers/chills/spaz attacks

Don't worry, it's just a ghost passing by.
paiva is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-28-2010, 11:43 AM   #9 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
brianugly's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Utah
Posts: 5,413
Thanks: 307
Thanked 87 Times in 19 Posts
Re: does anybody else get random shivers/chills/spaz attacks

Happens to me all the time. Some sort of chills or something.
brianugly is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-28-2010, 11:46 AM   #10 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Sirzach's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: New England
Posts: 2,856
Thanks: 77
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Re: does anybody else get random shivers/chills/spaz attacks

Happens to me too. Don't know why, but i know its nothing bad.
Sirzach is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-28-2010, 11:53 AM   #11 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
GibsonByBirth's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Well I never been to heaven but I've been to Oklahoma
Posts: 5,885
Thanks: 176
Thanked 267 Times in 94 Posts
Re: does anybody else get random shivers/chills/spaz attacks

Quote:
Originally Posted by a Mad Cow View Post
So I have always gotten a random shiver/chill/cringe once in a while. It only lasts 1-2 seconds but my head kind of turns back and fourth. It's fully automated, I have no control over it. Maybe once a day?

I was sitting next to my friend jamming and it happened, and he was like "wtf, are you okay"?

I asked him if he gets random shivers/chills once in a while and he said no. So I was wondering am I the only one? Do I look like a crazy person?

Sometimes it happens at awful times - when I'm taking a piss is the worst because I'm trying t multitask my aim and still let the shiver come and pass.
I gave you a thanks for this post. I have had the very same thing my whole life. I was reading to see if you included pissing too. I was the only one that I knew this happened too. This is however not a precurser to Parkinson's. Rest assured.
__________________
========================================

Damn it! Watch the video!

GibsonByBirth is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-28-2010, 03:55 PM   #12 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
MineGoesTo11's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 14,114
Thanks: 23
Thanked 253 Times in 124 Posts
Re: does anybody else get random shivers/chills/spaz attacks

Heavy metal poisoning.
__________________
\\\\\\\


My YouTube Channel
MineGoesTo11 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-28-2010, 04:21 PM   #13 (permalink)
flapjack city
 
Drew224's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Posts: 15,044
Thanks: 796
Thanked 176 Times in 61 Posts
Re: does anybody else get random shivers/chills/spaz attacks

Quote:
Originally Posted by GibsonByBirth View Post
I gave you a thanks for this post. I have had the very same thing my whole life. I was reading to see if you included pissing too. I was the only one that I knew this happened too. This is however not a precurser to Parkinson's. Rest assured.
yeah, i get it when i piss too. it's weird though, that only happens when i'm the only one in the bathroom.
__________________

Scarlet White
Drew224 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-28-2010, 09:04 PM   #14 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
McLovin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: southern, ca. USA
Posts: 2,035
Thanks: 83
Thanked 23 Times in 12 Posts
Re: does anybody else get random shivers/chills/spaz attacks

I get pee shivers too.
McLovin is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-28-2010, 09:07 PM   #15 (permalink)
V.I.P. Member
 
SteveGangi's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: California
Posts: 22,627
Thanks: 1,730
Thanked 10 Times in 3 Posts
Re: does anybody else get random shivers/chills/spaz attacks

Quote:
Originally Posted by paiva View Post
Don't worry, it's just a ghost passing by.
My family used to say it's JUST someone walking on your grave
__________________
Luddite as of 28 Oct 2010. I can haz Luddite tone!
atoms get irreversible tighten because the gitter structure organizes more tight and homogenic


SteveGangi is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-28-2010, 09:10 PM   #16 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Weaver's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 385
Thanks: 2
Thanked 3 Times in 1 Post
Re: does anybody else get random shivers/chills/spaz attacks

Yeah I get 'em too.
Weaver is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-28-2010, 09:28 PM   #17 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
BurningBag's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Posts: 144
Thanks: 4
Thanked 3 Times in 1 Post
Re: does anybody else get random shivers/chills/spaz attacks

All the damn time. I even wake up from a random shiver sometimes
__________________
BurningBag is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-28-2010, 09:39 PM   #18 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
jeff_farkas's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Oak Ridge TN, USA
Posts: 26,050
Thanks: 1,820
Thanked 494 Times in 182 Posts
Send a message via Yahoo to jeff_farkas
Re: does anybody else get random shivers/chills/spaz attacks

I get them as well. At one time I saw a neurologist and he put me on a med to cut it down a bit. It did help and I should get back on that.
__________________
jeff_farkas is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-28-2010, 09:48 PM   #19 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
BurningBag's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Posts: 144
Thanks: 4
Thanked 3 Times in 1 Post
Re: does anybody else get random shivers/chills/spaz attacks

On an unrelated note, who else here sneezes when they look at the sun or a bright light?
__________________
BurningBag is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-28-2010, 10:08 PM   #20 (permalink)
The Un-Banned
 
Nicky's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 13,766
Thanks: 617
Thanked 652 Times in 149 Posts
Re: does anybody else get random shivers/chills/spaz attacks

Happens to me when I get laid...lasts two seconds.
__________________
<img src=http://i147.photobucket.com/albums/r305/nsureit/f2ca861e-9dc2-472a-a366-879ac19996ec_zpsab772bc0.jpg border=0 alt= />
Nicky is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-28-2010, 10:09 PM   #21 (permalink)
V.I.P. Member
 
dennistruckdriver's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 25,990
Thanks: 368
Thanked 890 Times in 173 Posts
Re: does anybody else get random shivers/chills/spaz attacks

No.
dennistruckdriver is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-28-2010, 10:16 PM   #22 (permalink)
V.I.P. Member
 
coldsteal2's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Chico, CA "Fly Over America"
Posts: 37,060
Thanks: 729
Thanked 102 Times in 23 Posts
Re: does anybody else get random shivers/chills/spaz attacks

could have a form of epilepsy called Focal Seizures
i know because i have them, you get chills called (Arua) then muscle twitching (focal siezure)
I would go see your doctor, and talk to him about it.
There are good meds to control them

dont just blow it off
coldsteal2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-28-2010, 10:24 PM   #23 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
kip0909's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 1,250
Thanks: 48
Thanked 30 Times in 10 Posts
Re: does anybody else get random shivers/chills/spaz attacks

I get those too, usually while pissing
kip0909 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-28-2010, 10:24 PM   #24 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
GibsonByBirth's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Well I never been to heaven but I've been to Oklahoma
Posts: 5,885
Thanks: 176
Thanked 267 Times in 94 Posts
Re: does anybody else get random shivers/chills/spaz attacks

Quote:
Originally Posted by BurningBag View Post
On an unrelated note, who else here sneezes when they look at the sun or a bright light?
I fart after I eat beans.
__________________
========================================

Damn it! Watch the video!

GibsonByBirth is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-29-2010, 12:18 AM   #25 (permalink)
V.I.P. Member
 
alligatorbling's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 35,713
Thanks: 2,107
Thanked 2,673 Times in 742 Posts
Re: does anybody else get random shivers/chills/spaz attacks

Quote:
Originally Posted by Nicky View Post
Happens to me when I get laid...lasts two seconds.
what getting laid
alligatorbling is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-29-2010, 06:09 AM   #26 (permalink)
V.I.P. Member
 
snaredrum's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Nottingham, England
Posts: 19,046
Thanks: 163
Thanked 151 Times in 54 Posts
Re: does anybody else get random shivers/chills/spaz attacks

man, the piss-shivers is so common i wanted to call my last band that. everyone gets them.
__________________
www.facebook.com/themadelinerust

"Sometimes I wish I was disabled trust fund baby, so I could sit around and bitch about my Tube Screamer bumping my Mids too much." - QBob
snaredrum is online now   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-29-2010, 06:20 AM   #27 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
05jrock's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Brisbane, Australia
Posts: 6,262
Thanks: 266
Thanked 51 Times in 15 Posts
Send a message via Skype™ to 05jrock
Re: does anybody else get random shivers/chills/spaz attacks

Quote:
Originally Posted by Drew224 View Post
yeah, i get it when i piss too. it's weird though, that only happens when i'm the only one in the bathroom.
How many others are usually in the bathroom?

Quote:
Originally Posted by snaredrum View Post
man, the piss-shivers is so common i wanted to call my last band that. everyone gets them.
That's an awesome pub band name.
05jrock is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-29-2010, 06:28 AM   #28 (permalink)
V.I.P. Member
 
snaredrum's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Nottingham, England
Posts: 19,046
Thanks: 163
Thanked 151 Times in 54 Posts
Re: does anybody else get random shivers/chills/spaz attacks

Quote:
Originally Posted by 05jrock View Post
That's an awesome pub band name.
exactly what i thought!
__________________
www.facebook.com/themadelinerust

"Sometimes I wish I was disabled trust fund baby, so I could sit around and bitch about my Tube Screamer bumping my Mids too much." - QBob
snaredrum is online now   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-29-2010, 07:11 AM   #29 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
rockstar232007's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Born and raised in South Detroit...
Posts: 10,385
Thanks: 253
Thanked 86 Times in 16 Posts
Re: does anybody else get random shivers/chills/spaz attacks

Happens to me all the time. Not the "spaz" part, but I'll get random shivers/chills from time to time. No big deal.
__________________
"If LPs were women, Epis would be the gold-diggers; Most of them are beautiful, but just end up taking all of your money!" - Me
(So, I quoted myself! Big whoop! Wanna fight about it?!)
rockstar232007 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-29-2010, 07:26 AM   #30 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Oranjeaap's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: The Netherlands
Posts: 6,769
Thanks: 39
Thanked 82 Times in 21 Posts
Re: does anybody else get random shivers/chills/spaz attacks

hmm that never happend to me? Also these piss-shivers, i never even heard of them
Oranjeaap is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply
 

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:08 AM.


Our Network: PRS Guitar Forum | Luthier Forum | SG Guitar Forum | Marshall Amp Forum | Music Gear Forum | 7 String Guitar Forum | Acoustic Guitar Forum

MyLesPaul proudly supports St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Copyright © 2006-2014, MyLesPaul.com. All Rights Reserved.