posted on Mar, 19 2008 @ 10:52 AM
I had this happen to me on a few occasions.
I was in a kind of boot camp and woke up abruptly when the commanding officer was coming down the hall. I was pretty pleased with myself that I heard
him before he made all the racket. Anywho, I was outside my door at attention and started to get a buzzing noise in my ear and remember hearing him
stop and ask "are you alright?", then I fell over. When I woke up, he said I looked pretty pale. Apparently I moved a lot faster than my
circulatory system could keep up with.
I also had this one time when I had blood drawn. Loud buzzing, can't move, felt weak, passed out. Here's the cool part: I remember the dreamlike
thing I was in when I passed out. In the fainted state, I remember watching TV. Some guy was talking and then the constant buzzing was heard. After
a few seconds of concentrating, the buzzing turned into really fast speaking. Some seconds more I could actually understand what the guy was saying
though I was having a hard time keeping up (processing) what he was saying. Then it went back to fast-speaking, then buzzing, then I woke up. Doctor
said I looked pale and knew I was "going under" to he and assistant acted quick to make sure I was laying down.
My advice is to wake up slowly, make sure you have plenty of food and water before doing any kind of strenuous activity. I've come close to passing
out a time or two from heavy workouts where I didn't have enough. The body reaches for energy to keep up and it simply wasn't there.
There are many who like to slap it with "sleep paralysis" but I don't think the causes are the same.
[edit on 19-3-2008 by saint4God]