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Involuntary Movements Get Worse With Stress
I get involuntary movements when very stressed/frightened /have flashing lights or screens in front of me/had lots caffeine/very lil sleep.What is it?
Anxiety: You may be suffering from an anxiety disorder in addition to excess caffeine effects. Consult with your doctor to understand the origin of your distress, if you are cleared medically consult a clinical psychologist to help you lessen your anxiety and learn new ways of coping. Anxiety is based for the most part on inaccurate perceptions. Best. ...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
I get a sensation in my legs that usually starts harsh movements. Being startled, fatigue, quick change of emotion and stress brings it on too. Five years ago I was diagnosed with a silent migraine at John Hopkins. My symptoms have since gotten worse. It
For 2 year, I have had hyperactive bowel sounds, they get worse during stress . Sometimes, not always, i would have lose stools. Bowel movements:1 per day?
Anxiety or not : Anxiety is associated, in fact it presents with physical symptoms including rumbling stomach, cramps, nausea, diarrhea, shortness of breath, chest heaviness, tingling, , hot flashes, chills, dry mouth among others. So a person can have any combination of the above. But there could be other physical underlying factors that need to be ruled out, the two may coexist. See ur dr. Help is effective. ...Read more
See your doctor: You should see your doctor to be examined. They can help determine the cause, if there is an underlying neurologic reason or if it is Tourette's syndrome or a transient tic disorder. ...Read more
What to do if i continue getting these involuntary movements quite a lot, just all of a sudden. I've read many things but don't know which would apply to me?
This is complex: You need expert help, unless you have unusual neurological expertise, you will not figure out how to manage this, and it is far safer to see a neurologist ASAP. You could have epilepsy with focal seizures, or even a movement disorder, and these issues require very specific directions. ...Read more
Neurologist: These are symptoms suggestive of possible neurological problem. See a neurologist. ...Read more
I have crps in hand and wrist. I have been having some involuntary movements in my hand. Is that from crps or something else?
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
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