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violent head shaking

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
38 years experience Psychiatry
Anxiety: Ocd is an anxiety disorder and often the underlying anxiety takes forms other than the ocd symptoms proper. But it's important that your psychiatrist ... Read More
Dr. Ana Adelstein
26 years experience Clinical Psychology
OCD, BFRBs, Tics: It's always good 2 invlove a good detective 2 sort out everything that's going on. In this case consult a psychiatrist or clinical psychologist. Lip-p ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hardin
35 years experience Wound care
Not typically: But, if you shake it violently you could cause neck pain or headache but i doubt if you could shake it yourself enough to do brain damage...Now if you ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
See neurologist: Could be tic, tremor or possibly tourette syndrome or another neurological problem.
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Tremor: A variety of neurological conditions can cause head shaking. If a no-no direction, this could be due to familial essential tremor or hyperthyroidism. ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nazhat Sharma
57 years experience Ophthalmology
Heavy head : Get checked by your Physician.could be anything from Sinus headache to high blood pressure.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
None: There is no issue but why are you doing it in the first place?
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Albert Melaragno
44 years experience Pediatrics
Poss low BP: Sometimes young adults and teenagers can experience low blood pressure when getting up suddenly or standing for longer periods this can make one feel ... Read More
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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 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on: how long you have had this sensation. You could be experiencing this based on a middle or inner ear inflammation, anxiety, neurologic problems, many ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
35 years experience Pediatrics
Please see your: doctor. There are many possible causes for this and without an examination it would be impossible to diagnose. Some reasons would not be serious and o ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
22 years experience Pediatrics
Fluid: The brain and spinal cord are surrounded by cerebrospinal fluid (csf.) while the brain doesn't really 'float' it is suspended in the fluid, which help ... Read More
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