Similarly CTS for me following items of high stress/adrenalin dump such as car accidents, street and bar fights (in my pre-enlightened rmuch more reckless youth), and once being chased on foot through the streets by a large group of skinheads (stand and fight was NOT an option)...
It never fails that after all is done my mental state _races_ to the point that I will to others perception seem to be talking very fast. As well always my libido immediately after 'surviving' will sky rocket to the moon.
It's happened so often that I now know to expect it.
While other people will fall uncontrollably into a crying jag or spontaneously have strong desire/need to empty their gut and bowels.
The human brain. It does what it thinks.