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Causes Of Head Tremor
Can prescribed amphetamines cause resting head tremor? How long does it last? Is it withdrawal or cause? Would withdrawal happen within only a month?
Yes: Definitely possible. It is possible for it to be caused either by use (which is more likely) or withdrawal, which is possible as well. Amphetamine withdrawl, if you have it, will set in in the first day or two after discontinuing use. I would not exoect symptoms to show up a month after stopping. Discuss with prescribing physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Herniated disc: A herniated disc in the neck can cause a pinched nerve or pressure on the spinal cord. Depending on the severity of the compression, the pain can radiate into the head, create tension migraines, radiating pain into the arms, hand numbness, weakness, and tremors or spasms in the legs. ...Read more
Feel a head tremor even when resting on a pillow. Could it still be benign essential tremor? Cause for concern at my age?
Left hand tremor when arms are extended, and head tremor when sitting or standing, but not laying down? What can cause this? It is up and down motion.
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
Head tremor more frequent /intense over last two years. Neuro not worried two yrs ago, do I need to go back to neurologist?
Resting head tremor involved with benign essential tremor. Suggest rapid progression or something else? Or might it be nothing to worry about?
At: Your age should be cause of concern, need neurological evaluation. ...Read more