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Body Tremors And Shuddering Speak
I'm having body tremors and they r getting worse can't walk well body body have the tremor will remain locked for a short time. Trouble speaking now?
Suggestions: If you were older, would wonder about Parkinson's, but another thought is a presentation of MS perhaps. Think you need to see a neurologist ASAP, and get this diagnosed and treated. ...Read more
Body tremors trouble speaking walking trouble walking. Can't hold neck up feet r stiff. Hands r stiff eye twitching. Leg r stiff. Feeling depressed?
Get to a neurologist: The symptoms you describe could be several different issues, the best type of doctor to see to start I think would be a neurologist-soon ...Read more
What does it mean to wake up with tremors? Woke up with a trembling feeling in body, felt unsteady, weird, and not all here. What is this?
Tremors: Ask your doctor for referral to a Neurologist, and also review your medications for possible side-effects. ...Read more
Seen many psychiatrists for decline in memory then loss of speaking skills then increased tremors and lightheadedness on the left side, my syndrome?
Neuropsychiatrist?: I don't know who you've seen in the past, but it may help to see a neuropsychiatrist at a major medical center. Many medical schools have departments focused on people who suffer from rare, difficult-to-diagnose neurological & neuropsychiatric conditions. Your needs may be exceeding the expertise of psychiatrists in your community alone. Ask them for referral to a tertiary medical center. ...Read more
Can toxins cause tremors, memory loss, and confusion, and trouble speaking? If so what kinds of toxins to look for? I don't have a cell phone.
Could be anything: There is a huge list of issues that could cause the symptoms and toxins are among them. This really depends on where you live and what things you encounter on a daily basis. It also depends on your age and other medical issues. I would suggest that you see a Neurologist and they could perform a thorough evaluation and decide on the best testing. ...Read more
My neurologist said tremors, speaking issues and unsteady gait were due to nerves in my brain. Is there a medical term for this?
Parkinsons?: One of the more common types of this issue is parkinson's, but you should ask your doctor what the exact diagnosis is. ...Read more
I am not on any medications, tremors in head hands and legs for over a month. Constant dizziness and trouble speaking now, also hair loss. Any ideas?
Doctor or ER: You need a full work up with blood work, physical exam and possibly several types of imaging of your brain, its supplying blood vessels and heart. A lot of possibilities and many of them could be quite serious. If you really can't speak or are slurring words and dizzy get to the er. ...Read more
Why do shudder attacks happen? If a infant gets it will they have tremors too? If a 10month old gets it will it go away? Or cause life long issues?
Benign: Shudder attacks are benign and mean nothing. They usually disappear spontaneously in a few years. There is no life long issues and they do not turn into seizures. See your Pediatrician, if the diagnosis is confirmed, you have nothing to worry about. It will get better by itself. ...Read more
I am experiencing shaking hands or tremor and trembling. The following also describes me: Memory problems. What should I do?
Shaking & Memory: There are multiple causes for both of the symptoms you mention and it is very important to find out what is happening. Please see your doctor. Sometimes tremors are from unknown causes as we get older. Memory issues may be from fatigue or anxiety. Getting a good diagnosis will let you know how to deal w/this; Peace and good health. ...Read more
I am a 30yr old f with balance issues and hand tremmors. Could they be connected? How long before I should chat with my gp?
Get examined: In an older patient, might consider possible parkinson's disease, but occasional pts with essential tremors have also cerebellar involvement, causing imbalance. One might even question onset of multiple sclerosis. Not here to frighten, but best you see your doc soon, as this could also be benign, like a vitamin deficiency or medication rxtn. ...Read more
Physical syntoms since may breathing, then trouble speaking, then numbness, head tilt, and now shakes head and tilt, did neruo exam and test ruled out ms, etc now have C5, C4 involved singifict nerve?
It depends/clarify,,: More clarification is needed to give you a useful answer. This may depend on a number of things, like what conditions you may have. For example, you had cardiac catheterization and you're on Nitroglycerin and levothyroxine. These suggest a heart and thyroid issue, which might put you at risk for a stroke. Also more info. Is needed on your neuro exam so it's wise to see your dr. For that. ...Read more
Several causes: Tremors have many possible causes. These include neurological conditions such as essential tremor and parkinson disease, but also other causes such as sleep deprivation, excessive caffeine, and anxiety. Discuss your symptoms with a doctor; neurologists who are movement disorders specialists have the most expertise in tremor. ...Read more
Zinc level: I would look for other causes such as an overactive thyroid, anxiety, calcium or magnesium deficiencies, toxic substances, withdrawal from certain medications or other substances. Your physician should evaluate you and he/she will order the appropriate tests and, if deemed advisable, refer you to the proper specialists. ...Read more
Go to ER: You should be seen immediately if you have a heart rate that high at rest. ...Read more
Probably not direct: Genuine schizophrenia does not usually cause "weird body tremors." but, some of the antipsychotic medications used to treat this illness might cause movement disorders both acutely and long-term. Also, if the diagnosis of "schizophrenia" is mistaken, & the person actually has something else like various types of delirium (including from drug intoxication & withdrawal) then tremors could happen. ...Read more
You've got a couple: Things going on. You're on insulin, so I'm presuming you are diabetic. DKA can cause hypovolemic hypotension. If you are on dialysis & they take a large volume of fluid from you, you can have a major drop in BP - but the HD techs are supposed to be checking you for that. CKD can cause hyperkalemia (potassium too high) which will absolutely cause weakness & tremors, w/ case reports of hypotension. ...Read more
Tremors with panic: As long it was not a seizure, there is probably no danger per se. Shaking & trembling is common in panic attacks. A well validated treatment 4 panic attacks is exposure therapy, where, w/ therapist's help, u intentionally bring on the physical symptoms of panic, alternating w/ relaxation techniques. Over time you can feel the initial sensations of what would have become a pa but not have one. ...Read more
What is involved for a full endocrinology work up for a 27 yr old male with ongoing body tremors and lightheadedness?
I have full body tremors and lately my head has been violently shaking and I have little control over it. What to do?
Seizure?: It is certainly possible that you may be experiencing involuntary body movements from a seizure disorder. If there is a family history and or if you are noticing this to be worse after sleep deprivation, then a possibility is called Juvenile myoclonic epilepsy or JME. The movements can be jerky and associated with extreme clumsiness. Another possibility is tremor alone usually controlled. ...Read more
How would a nerve problem in your head be diagnosed? Get pinching on left side of head all the time and have body tremors.
Tremors /body: These symptoms require a physical examination by your doctor. There are many possibilties as to the cause. ...Read more
Have you ever had a patient who had body tremors and other physical symptoms such as lightheadedness with all normal work up?
Serious sign: Lightheadedness on mild physical exertion is a serious sign. See your family physician, perhaps also a cardiologist. Echocardiogram (in addition to a 12- lead ekg) is indicated. Your cardiologist may also consider a stress test, if everything else is normal. Never exercise if you are dehydrated. ...Read more
What can be given with celexa (citalopram) for body tremors? Celexa (citalopram) is not causing it. Had before starting celexa (citalopram).
Diagnose First: The cause of the tremors has to be determined before a treatment can be advised. ...Read more
When I get nervous or upset I start shaking really bad. I start having complete body tremors especially bad with my head. It started almost a yr ago.
Most tremors worsen-: In the face of increased stress, anxiety, fatigue, or caffeine tremors of any sort tend to get worse. Of course, this could also have a psychological explanation as well. Your primary doctor should make a decision as to whether or not they should send you to a specialist or just try some simple treatments on their own. ...Read more
I had severe full body tremors, violent enough to shake the stretcher, happened repeatingly when coming out of the anesthetic. Body temp normal. Why?
So the other day I went hiking and at the end of the hike I started shaking in complete body tremors for about an hour and I couldn't figure the cause?
Heat cramps fatigue: Most likely you had a heat illness called heat exhaustion. Please google heat illness and get back with me if questions. I am an expert in heat illness. Always be certain you drink enough when you exercise in the heat. What was the temperature during the hike? ...Read more
I have been on 30 mg celexa (citalopram) for 2 weeks and I experience body inside tremors. I never had them before. Is it normal and will they go away? Thanks
Trial period: I'd give it 2-3 weeks and if not spontaneously resolving then would stop that medication and approach your physician about other options. Hope all goes well! ...Read more