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Offline itsjustme

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close my eyes - feel like I'm spinning
« on: April 13, 2007, 08:10:42 AM »
Every once & awhile (especially times when I'm stressed), at night when I close my eyes to go to sleep, I'll have a feeling like I'm spinning. As soon as I open my eyes, it stops & I'm fine. Anyone else have this? Know why anxiety causes this? Know how to help stop it so I can get to sleep?
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Re: close my eyes - feel like I'm spinning
« Reply #1 on: April 13, 2007, 08:54:26 AM »
I get that sometimes.

Anxiety can causes dizziness, and as in my last reply to you I think its because your mind is in a highly charged state so your level of consciousness around bedtime is probably slightly altered too.

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Re: close my eyes - feel like I'm spinning
« Reply #2 on: April 14, 2007, 01:46:52 AM »
Heyyy I have this too..like randomly when I go to close my eyes I start feeling dizzy like I'm actually moving or something..I get freaked out and open my eyes and it goes away. The past few times I didn't really get worried about it because its happened to me so much so I just shrugged it off and it went away.
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Re: close my eyes - feel like I'm spinning
« Reply #3 on: April 18, 2007, 03:50:24 PM »
Anxiety is remarkably powerful and can disrupt your balance and throw every system in your body out of wack.  I feel like this during a panic attack. :(
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