Around last year I went out with my friends for a few drinks. I had about three or four beers and a shot of really weak whiskey and a lot of water. By the end of the night, my friend needed a ride home. We get to his house and suddenly I had to throw up. After vomiting, I immediately collapsed on the ground and started thrashing uncontrollably and gasping for air. I eventually had enough muscle control to get inside on the couch where I continued to thrash, kick, and twitch. Since neither of us knew what was going on I was rushed to the ER. I was restrained and blood was taken for tests. I kicked and thrashed uncontrollably for about two hours )completely conscious and coherent) before I was sedated. The doctor said it was because I was drunk, which I was not. My blood alcohol level was below legally drunk. He wrote it off as a muscle tremor and sent me home. Since then I have had about a dozen similar episodes, not all involving alcohol. I've had numerous blood tests and a ct scan. Nothing abnormal was found. Since I am conscious the entire time, epilepsy was eliminated as a possibility. I'm just curious what the other possibilities are. If anyone has an idea I'd sure appreciate it.View Thread
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