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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Anxiety/stress: Probably it is just anxiety.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
No: You may have an independent reason for shaking of the head but nystagmus and head shaking are independent issues and do not cause each other.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
No: There are a number of causes of shaking head including Parkinson's and a number of items termed essential tremor. The eye motion mechanism will stabi ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. K. Olson
Dr. K. Olson answered
38 years experience Psychiatry
Head tremor: Essential tremor is worsened by emotion, exercise, and fatigue. Also by attempting to keep the limb steady. The tremor can disappear when the head is ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Have it evaluated: Its hard to say what is the cause. It certainly is concerning. If you had a loss of consciousness or if anyone witnessed flailing of the limbs uncontr ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: In an infant, shaking the head can be catastrophic. In adults the mere act of shaking your own head willfully is not likely to cause harm. Now if some ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Igor Yusupov
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Not likely: In a healthy adult, it is not likely to cause a brain bleed. This is not the case in an infant as in the shaken baby syndrome, where vigorous shaking ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
29 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Cervical spindylitis: See a neurologist.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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No, it cannot: You cannot develop alzheimer's down the road because of this type of activity. You can be rest assured that you are very safe in this regard and that ... Read More

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