Shivers down my spine !!...what are they ?

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Offline neilep

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Shivers down my spine !!...what are they ?
« on: 11/12/2004 22:32:59 »
Hello Everybody, my name is Neil

Last time I checked I was breathing and I have it on good authority from wifey that my reflexes seem to be working within normal parameters !!![;)]....but today....apparently three people walked over my grave today !!!....why do we get these sudden shivers down our spines for what appears to be no reason at all ? ......and I really want to know what they are  ?

Your spine tingling shiver making replies will be gravefully received !!

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Re: Shivers down my spine !!...what are they ?
« Reply #1 on: 12/12/2004 05:01:45 »
Sudden drops in body temperature can trigger muscular tremor to produce heat.  The cause of which could be cold, stress,  or just a hiccup in the hypothalamus.

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Re: Shivers down my spine !!...what are they ?
« Reply #2 on: 14/12/2004 03:44:11 »
Some drugs cause that!  Possibly sleep deprivation too.
 

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Re: Shivers down my spine !!...what are they ?
« Reply #3 on: 14/12/2004 11:35:43 »
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Originally posted by bezoar

Some drugs cause that!  Possibly sleep deprivation too.



Well at least I know all about the sleep deprivation !!..and JAY, that's interesting about the sudden drop in body temp......Stress ?..yep ...


Thanks

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