A 20-year-old female asked:
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what causes head shaking? it started when i was reading my essay in class at age 12. it happens in tense situations.

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Anxiety/stress: Probably it is just anxiety.
Answered on Apr 30, 2013
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