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Caused Head Shaking
My mom keeps shaking or nodding her head constantly, however, this only happens while she watches tv, what could cause this reactions?
Today I've had a mini convulsion in my head and all of a sudden I started shaking my head up and down uncontrollably for seconds. What are the causes?
Does shaking your head cause brain damge? This could be as far as nodding to violently shaking it. A brief explanation why would be greatly appreciated
Depends: In an infant, shaking the head can be catastrophic. In adults the mere act of shaking your own head willfully is not likely to cause harm. Now if someone else physically ; aggressively shakes your head, this may cause injury to neck and brain, particularly in elderly individuals. A case in point is the brain trauma that occurs in sports with repetitive sudden jars to the head (soccer, football). ...Read more
Neck tightens up, then my head starts nodding and shaking like a tremor. What could cause this? I also get headaches
Cervical spindylitis: See a neurologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
Could shaking my head and snapping it to each side most of my life cause alzheimer's down the road? I'm 19, male. Used to do this to style hair a lot
No: No evidence to suggest this.Get a more detailed answer ›
No.: Just not do it vigorously.Get a more detailed answer ›
What could body numbness, passing out, head hurting, shaking, hard of hearing and very emotional be caused by? It started after meds for poison ivy
Med side effects: Steroid pills are often prescribed for allergic reactions such as poison ivy, since they can quiet the itching and the rash fairly effectively. Some people, however, have very intrusive side effects from such pills, as if they have too much adrenaline in their body. Such people are better off avoiding oral steroids, since poison ivy symptoms can be managed with other options. ...Read more
Can some seizures cause staring into space, tachycardia, tightness in head and dim vision but no severe shaking?
Seizures : Seizures at times can present as non epileptic in nature. Would see a neurologist to be sure ...Read more
Head tremor cause from head trauma or other neurological problem? About 6 years ago my father was in a motorcycle accident. He had some head trauma that resulted in a bad concussion. About a year after that we started noticing a slight shaking of his head
The : The most common cause of a "yes-yes" head tremor in a person with a parent with a similar condition is essential tremor. Like most movement disorders, essential tremor is worse with stress. Other than an examination by someone who is familiar with the condition, there is no test to confirm the diagnosis. Other conditions can cause head tremor, but are less common in young, healthy people. ...Read more
Shaking a blanket when something got into my eye. I rubbed it. Then went to the mirror cause it felt like something was still in it and saw white dot?
? Foreign Body eye:
Most likely you might have a FB in eye. And as you say you rubbed it so there can be chance of having corneal abrasion too
So better is to see a MD preferably eye doctor for detail exam of eye and cornea and if FB is present t remove it. If not care in time can cause significant complication ...Read more
What causes lip shaking. My upper lip muscles is shaking voluntarily?I'm getting anxious with it. What would it be
Anxiety Itself: Do you mean "voluntarily" to mean "on its own" or by your purposeful movement? At your age, the most likely cause of a lip "shaking" would be anxiety, which is a sense of ill-at-ease which has no specific focus and is biologically determined. If you then are nervous about the lip movement, it likely will shake even more. I encourage you to seek anxiety management: relaxation, therapy, meds, etc. ...Read more
What are the causes of ear pain when walking, carrying heavy loads of material or simply by shaking our bodies?
Ear pain: Probably fluid in your ears may be one cause ...Read more
Can a virus cause hives followed by syncope with shaking, swollen lips, eyelids, no allergens found hives lasted 5 days what could it be caused from?
Yes: It can but then you still need to make sure that they are not caused by something else especially when the problem is persistent. ...Read more