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Head Nodding Tremor
Shaking Hands Or Tremor (Definition)
Shaky hands is a symptom in a person's hand or hands has a tremor (shakiness or small back and forth movements). Shakiness can be present at rest, all the time, or only when the person is trying to use his hands. Causes include, brain problems, nerve problems, muscle problems, medicine effects, drug abuse, etc. ...Read more
See neurologist: Time for an evaluation by a neurologist. Good luck. ...Read more
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
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
What kind?: If by "head tremors" you mean literally a rhythmic shaking of your head, no, probably not. There is a small group of mostly benign neurological conditions that can cause this (usually easy to distinguish by the rate). Late in life, katharine hepburn suffered from one kind. If this is what you mean, ask your doctor to refer you to a neurologist. ...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 ›
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
Movement disorder: Resting tremor is worrisome. Some persons are nervous and have a need to move even when trying to sit still. This may be normal, but may indicate a disorder. Tourette sydrome can begin in this manner as can parkinsonism. A thorough medical evaluation would be appropriate. ...Read more
What type of test can I ask my neurologist for as I get left inner head pinching and have tremors?
Go see Neurologist: He will determine any tests that are needed. ...Read more
Can a pinched nerve in the neck or head cause you to be off balance and have daily body tremors? How would a pinch nerve be diagnosed?
The whole day I've been tired and my head has been having sharp pains since Feband I feel like its shaking or tremors I can't focus and I feel down?
Get checked: There are many potential causes for such presentation. Dr. Klinghardt, the country's top Lyme disease expert, has opined that movement disorders like tremors could be a stage 2 manifestation of Lyme. What makes diagnosing Lyme so difficult is that serological testing is not adequate for an accurate Dx of Lyme. See a neurologist to check for other causes. ...Read more
If the left side of your heart wasn't getting enough oxygen, could it cause your head to have pinching feelings and body tremors?
Likely unrelated: It is very unusual for the left side of the heart to not have enough oxygen. This only happens with certain birth defects of the heart and severe lung problems. And when that happens, the first thing you notice is that you turn blue and have trouble breathing. You should see your doctor to evaluate your symptoms. ...Read more
Will my tremors go away? If my head tremors are caused by stress and anxiety, and I tackle the stress and anxiety in my life, will my tremors disappear? Or could it be a chiropractic problem? My head tremors used to be mild, but they're getting more sever
Tremors: Tremors can be associated with different medical conditions. There are different types of tremors. Anxiety may not be the cause of your tremors. Don't know your age. Because your temors are getting worse and it is seriously impacting the quality of your life - I recommend that you see a neurologist. Many types of tremors can be treated with medications. The best thing you can do right now is to find out the cause of the tremors through a medical evaluation. The doctor can recommend treatment options once he has evaluated you. Good luck. ...Read more
Check bloodwork: Anemia, high or low blood glucose, low sodium, low calcium, low magnesium, liver problems (with elevated transaminases)--all these are possible causes of your symptoms that could be checked with simple, routine blood tests. There are many other causes of tremor, weakness and slurred speech, so check with your neurologist after this bloodwork. ...Read more
Need to see your doc: I don't know if anyone of your relatives has this. Sometimes a benign tremor runs in families. Not typical for parkinson's disease. See your pcp or a neurologist. They'll want to find out more and examine you to make sure it's not something else. Benign tremors are not 'serious' but can make one self conscious & uncomfortable, & there are medicines that can help. ...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?
The right side of my head has been hurting for a few days now, and now my left hand is having tremors and won't stop. What's wrong with me?
Headache and tremors: What you are experiencing is very abnormal. You should call your doctor to report this and get an appointment as soon as possible (today if possible), to determine the cause of your illness. ...Read more
Hi drs! Wen I go out- I sumtimes get really dizzy and unbalanced, sweaty and shaky- and depersonalisd like dreamy feeling, also GT head tremors? Help
See below: These are symtoms that need to be evaluated thoroughly your physician. He/she will be able to discuss his/her findings and suggest a plan. ...Read more
Neurologic consult: First it would be important to determine the cause of the tremors. If they are related to medication you are currently taking, changing medications will see an improvement in the tremor. You should see a neurologist and be evaluated. The neurologist should be able to tell you what type of tremor you have, and the types of treatment options available including medications and possibly dbs/surgery. ...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?
What non-ssris help with physical anxiety symptoms such as tremors, head pinching, lightheaded upon standing, general ill feelings?
Some individuals: To try propranolol; however, lightheadedness might be an issue. If you want to avoid ssris, talk with your doctor. Do not be afraid to speak to a psychiatrist as well, some people are afraid to go to a shrink because they feel they will be labeled as "crazy". That is not the case and no shame in seeking help. ...Read more
Very mild shaking or tremor in head and arms that can not be seen most of the time but sometimes visible in arms but not head. What is this?
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
I was sleeping and I started to wake up&my head was shaking for 7 seconds. It stop when I fully woke up. Is it a seizure or tremors? What happen?
7 seconds?: Despite it was 7 second it seems it seems it was important for u. If it is I think u should see your PCP for evaluation and work up. ...Read more