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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?

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

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Seen many psychiatrists for decline in memory then loss of speaking skills then increased tremors and lightheadedness on the left side, my syndrome?

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

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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.

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

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My neurologist said tremors, speaking issues and unsteady gait were due to nerves in my brain. Is there a medical term for this?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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I am experiencing shaking hands or tremor and trembling. The following also describes me: Memory problems. What should I do?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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What are tremors in the body form?

What are tremors in the body form?

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

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What is happening in the body when a person has tremors?

What is happening in the body when a person has tremors?

Multiple causes: Assuming you have whole body tremors, the possibilities include fever, fear, hyperthyroidism, alcohol or drug withdrawal and some medications may cause it. ...Read more

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What causes core body tremor?

What causes core body tremor?

Muscle activity: Muscle contractions and relaxations, on a very small scale, can feel like vibrations and tremors. Nerves, nerve signals, neurotransmitter chemicals, adrenalin, hormones, medications, etc... May plan a role in making muscles go into tremors or vibrations. ...Read more

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Can a low zinc level cause body tremors/shakiness?

Can a low zinc level cause body tremors/shakiness?

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

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Resting BPM 210, spotty vision, tired, body tremors?

Resting BPM 210, spotty vision, tired, body tremors?

Go to ER: You should be seen immediately if you have a heart rate that high at rest. ...Read more

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My body won't stop having these shivering tremors, what to do?

If no fever, axiety: Total body tremors occur either in cold weather or fever or if one has severe anxiety. Assuming you do not have 1st. 2 then anxiety is likely. See a psychiatrist. ...Read more

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What is the connection between schizophrenia and weird body tremors?

What is the connection between schizophrenia and weird body tremors?

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

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Can there be a problem in the neck that can be causing body tremors?

Can there be a problem in the neck that can be causing body tremors?

Unlikely: Tremors can be secondary to genetics, medication side effects, alcohol/nutritional issues, parkinson's disease and other movement disorders, hyperthyroidism, etc. The neck may be involved secondarily in some of these condiitions but does not cause any of them. ...Read more

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Does sudden fall in BP with tremor all over body appear in any stage of CKD?

Does sudden fall in BP with tremor all over body appear in any stage of CKD?

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

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I've had two panick attacks where I've had full body tremors is this dangerous?

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

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What is involved for a full endocrinology work up for a 27 yr old male with ongoing body tremors and lightheadedness?

Hard to say: Hard to say until the whole story is known but in general, you will get a history and physical, blood or/and urine testings and possibly imaging studies. ...Read more

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I have full body tremors and lately my head has been violently shaking and I have little control over it. What to do?

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

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Have you ever had a patient who had body tremors and other physical symptoms such as lightheadedness with all normal work up?

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

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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

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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?

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

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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