Top
10
Doctor insights on: Body Movements

Share
1

1
Causes for involuntary body movements during sleep?

Causes  for involuntary body movements during sleep?

JLS: The usual is jumping legs syndrome but i guess that it can exetend to other parts. It indicates an irritable nervous system. ...Read more

2

2
What body movements are involved in tardive dyskinesia?

What body movements are involved in tardive dyskinesia?

Dystonic: Movements can actually be of any sort, although slow writhing is usual. Tremors, spasticity, cramping can occur. Movements are asymmetric and poorly organized, coming at irregular intervals, although the intervals may be quite brief. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
Test detects presence of pf hla b 27 antigen. Ple suggest do's n dont's for me , abt diate, exercises, body movements etc. Thanx.

Test detects presence of pf hla b 27 antigen. Ple suggest do's n dont's for me , abt diate, exercises,  body movements etc. Thanx.

Don't Rx a lab value: The only question is whether you have reactive arthritis / ankylosing spondylitis or not. If you do, your physician is the one to make recommendations -- there's some biotech options that are very helpful. If you're not symptomatic, and this was found on a fishing expedition, it will probably never affect your life and there's nothing to do in any case. Best wishes. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
How do I stop the constant preoccupation of actions, worrying about what others think, awkward eye/body movements and speech that makes me arrogant?

Psych eval: Your concerns and symptoms may best be explained through a good psychological evaluation - interviews and perhaps testing. If it results in a diagnosis, treatment may be recommended. It may be a mistake to jump to any flip guess diagnosis. A good understanding will optimize your results. Try not to give up and be as patient as you can. You're young and it will be worth the effort - you deserve it! ...Read more

7

7
Is any one experiencing great results prescribing viibryd (vilazodone hydrochloride) or is it just hit and miss like others. Is it causing unusual body movements while asleep?

It is hit or miss: Any ssri, snri or viibryd (vilazodone hydrochloride) can cause or worsen periodic limb movement disorder , a movement disorder during sleep. It looks like you are probably bipolar from your meds. We only currently have three approved bipolar depression treatments. These are symbyax which is combination of zyprexa and prozac, seroquel xl, and latuda. Best wishes. ...Read more

8

8
Ten days after dengue recovery, severe back pain and muscle pain persists making body movements extremely painful?

Ten days after dengue recovery, severe back pain and muscle pain persists making body movements extremely painful?

Dengue: The aches and pains of dengue can last up to two weeks. As long as there is no rash, high fever, severe headaches,or bleeding symptoms at this time you could give yourself a few more days before consulting your physician for evaluation. Keep up a good fluid intake and take something like Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen with food for the discomfort. ...Read more

9

9
I experience involuntary body movements caused by anxiety. I took Klonopin for three years. My psychiatric nurse practitioner had me taper off. I have not taken it since December. This makes the body movements more intense. My head feels heavy and fu

I experience involuntary body movements caused by anxiety.  I took Klonopin for three years.  My psychiatric nurse practitioner had me taper off.  I have not taken it since December.  This makes the body movements more intense.  My head feels heavy and fu

Who diagnosed the: movements as "involuntary" and "caused by anxiety"? Clonazepam works for many types of organic involuntary movements as well as anxiety. Why did this person taper you off of it? I wouldn't trust a psychiatric nurse practitioner to guess my weight, much less have any competence to diagnose an organic vs psychogenic movement disorder. See a neurologist. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers