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    robertrud posted:
    yesterday, listening to music, after 4 cups coffee and one beer the lights went off in my mind...suddenly became dim, was able to respond to others, not depressed, lasted 2 hours....anybody have a clue?...other info, father just died..suicide last week, have been in mental hosp. a couple of times, prone to obsess over suicide, other times happy as a lark, easy to joke...now in foreign country in an internet cafe...i know it aint likely i will get a quick response but worth a shot
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    Reid Wilson, PhD responded:
    Hey, robertrud -



    I'm so sorry to hear about your father. How tragic.

    Obviously, if such symptoms continue, see a physician. But you were mixing a lot of stuff yesterday: 4 cups of coffee is a significant amount of caffeine; add to that one beer, plus whatever your emotions are regarding your father's recent suicide. That's plenty enough to cause such symptoms.


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