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Involuntary Movements Get Worse With Stress
I'm : I'm sorry but this question is difficult to answer over the internet. What you need to do is to see a neurologist interested in movement disorder who will be able to diagnose the problem after seeing it. It could be any number of things that are potentially treatable. Good luck. ...Read more
Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden, short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress can have real health consequences and should be addressed like any other health concern. Fortunately, research is showing that lifestyle changes and stress-reduction techniques can help people learn ...Read more
Can being anxious about bowel movements make them worse? Tense muscles and create a feeling of incomplete bowel emptying?
Anxiety and BMs: Anxiety can certainly affect the passage of bowel movements. Young women with anxiety can suffer from pelvic floor dysfunction which results in the incomplete passage of bowel movements. Pelvic floor dysfunction results from contracting those muscles you should be relaxing, and vice versa. ...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
Jerking movements: See your primary care doctor as it may be something which can be easily treated like essential tremors or due to metabolic or neurological condition. ...Read more
Repetitive myoclonus getting disruptive. Happens more when sitting and lying down. Unsure of cause? Neuro pathology is migraines, treated w topamax (topiramate)
Sometimes in the night i start to see everything on slow motion, my movements, other people movements and i also suffer anxiety ?
back stiffness ,sweating , off balance with movement comes an goes everyday .how can this be anxiety more like autoimmune 13yrs some days worse ?
Balance problems: If you have had a lobectomy for lung cancer, please rule out recurrence first. If these symptoms have persisted for the last 13 years, I can understand your frustration. I imagine screening labs have been done as well as a thorough neurological exam. If not, please request them. Problems with balance is worrisome. It can be an inner ear problem, B12 deficiency, or cerebral. Stop all supplements . ...Read more
I have involuntary facial twitches accompanied by back pain and frequent anxiety attacks. What could be the problem?
See your Dr.: Your symptoms could be due to several things ranging from psychological to hormonal to other things or could be nothing serious. The best way to find out is to get evaluated by your primary care doctor. Good luck. ...Read more
They can: They can get worse, especially in older women. You and your psychiatrist will be faced with deciding whether your need for the medication overrides this symptom. If the antipsychotic dose is decreased, the movements may increase, at least temporarily. After a time they may decrease or stop, if the medication is stopped. Tardive dyskinesia can be very difficult to manage. ...Read more
Trying to nap or sleep now get involuntary muscle tremors. Muscles tense and tremor, then relax. Hap. sev. times. Affects arms, legs, left side. ?
How long?: How long has this been going on? Any injuries or medications. Best to see your doctor for a complete examination and good history ...Read more
Is it normal for someone to have involuntary movements while asleep or in the process of falling asleep? For ex. Arm jerks & slight facial movements
Yes: Yes this can be normal.Get a more detailed answer ›
Laying down I will involuntarily have short spurts of gasping (1-3) when I change positions. Possible spasm or tic due to Cymbalta or Trazodone?
Gasping: Gasping can be due to many issues. How much do you weigh & what other meds are you on? Does this happen when you are sitting up or just when laying down? This can be due to meds, but need more info to see if any other issues underlying this are present. Consult with us to help get to the bottom of this. ...Read more
Causes for burning stomach with constipation burning bowel movement and fatigue.I also have bowel movement after meal.I have hick ups and gas prob to?
Burning: Too many conditions to simplify this. See a gastroeneterologist.. Some conditions are discussed at http://www.Healthhype.Com/burning-anus-rectum-burning-sensation-after-a-bowel-movement.Html. ...Read more
Tremors: Tremor can run in families or be essential type or have many other associations. If you are taking Clonazepam for anxiety you should know that it is sometimes used to treat tremor, but can cause tremor when you withdraw, or between doses if you have become dependent on it. That type of withdrawal can also cause nausea. This is one possible explanation, discuss others with your prescriber. ...Read more
Does stress make your constipation worse? I've been suffering from chronic constipation and it gets worse in extreme stressful periods. Why is that ?
Constipation: When stressed, you may unconsciously change your diet and also drink less water -- which could lead to changes in bowel habits (constipation). Also, if you have some form of ibs, stress could also worsen this. Your gut is richly innervated, and responds to all kinds of stimuli. Many people, however, notice diarrhea with stress rather than constipation. ...Read more
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