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Shaking (Overview)

Shaking is a symptom in which a person has tremors (shakiness or small back and forth movements) in part or all of his body. Shaking can be due to cold body temperatures, rising fever (such as with infections), neurological problems, medicine effects, drug abuse, etc.


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What causes constant shaking?

What causes constant shaking?

Requires evaluation: Medicines, drugs of abuse, toxins, medical & neurological conditions may cause tremors. Essential tremor is progressive and may be familial (others in the genetic family have it). Obtain a good medical/neurological evaluation. ...Read more

Shaking (Overview)

Shaking is a symptom in which a person has tremors (shakiness or small back and forth movements) in part or all of his body. Shaking can be due to cold body temperatures, rising fever (such as with infections), neurological problems, medicine effects, drug abuse, etc.


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What does shaking a lot mean?

What does shaking a lot mean?

Shaking: Could be physiological, such as from too much caffeine or alcohol or decongestants use or a metabolic abnormality such as thyroid disease, or psychological such as performance or social anxiety. ...Read more

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I took medicine and im shaking?

I took medicine and im shaking?

What medicine: What did you take, have you taken it before how much did you take? Too many unknowns here I suggest consulting with your doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause shaking whole body?

What can cause shaking whole body?

Multiple causes: I strongly suggest a full physicial and metabolic workup. ...Read more

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My girlfriend won't stop shaking!

? shaking: There are benign tremors where a person can have a minor tremor in the hand, there is more serious tremor...That may be parkinson like tremor, or there is a seizure like "shaking." not sure what you are witnessing, but if the latter, take to emergency room or call 911 if she is having seizures. Otherwise, have her get a check-up with a dr. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why my body is shaking in the morning?

Why my body is shaking in the morning?

Body shaking in the: Morning can be from a variety of things, one of which is overnight low blood sugar. Just facing the day can make us anxious and shaky. Please see your doc. Peace and good health. A clinical psychologist can help w/facing the day issues. ...Read more

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Why have I been shaking? I drinks a bit.

Muscle weakness: More than likely after the fracture your muscles became week from lack of use. You will need rehabilitation and physical therapy. Other possibilities could be that you had neurologic damage with the fracture. Your physician can help you get this properly evaluated. ...Read more

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Could a baby recover shaking baby syndrome?

Could a baby recover shaking baby syndrome?

Usually has: Some sequella from mild to severe depending on severity of damage done. ...Read more

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Can a baby recover from shaking baby syndrome?

Can a baby recover from shaking baby syndrome?

Depends: This causes brain hemorrhage and recovery obviously depends on how severe that is. Of course, it should not happen in the first place because it is a form of child abuse. ...Read more

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How can I stop uncontrollable shaking all day?

See a doctor: Uncontrolled shakiness could cause by many things. You better see a doctor and get a full check up. ...Read more

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What can cause coldness and shaking at age 50?

Hormonal: This mayb d ue toa hormonal imbalance. I would have your thyroid checked. ...Read more

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Can baby shaking syndrome cause no waight gain?

Yes and more: Shaken baby syndrome is very serious and can cause permanent neurologic symptoms and even death. If it is known or even suspected that this is happening it needs to be addressed immediately. The child needs to be examined and then remain in a safe environment. ...Read more

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Why baby (7 months) is oftenly shaking his body?

Why baby (7 months) is oftenly shaking his body?

Needs evaluation: These symptoms are not typical. I recommend that you take your baby to his doctor to discuss what is going on. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can cause uncontrollable shaking in children?

What can cause uncontrollable shaking in children?

Seizure Disorder?: You didn't mention the child's age, sex, type of shaking or jerking, duration, status of consciousness, color change, frothing in mouth, urinary incontinence etc. The child needs full medical evaluation; if epilepsy is a probability, eeg to be done and a pediatric neurology referral is needed. Contact your child's pediatrician. ...Read more

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My vision sometimes starts shaking randomly. Help?

Difficult to say: It is normal for there to be minute repositioning movements that are involuntary. This is called physiologic nystagmus. Other types of eye movement disorders are also possible. In order to know whether your eye movements are normal physiologic nystagmus or abnormal requires an eye exam. ...Read more

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My vision started randomly shaking. Possible causes?

My vision started randomly shaking. Possible causes?

Vision shaking: You could have nystagmus or a condition called superior oblique myokymia. See your eye doctor for an exam to check out your symptoms. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my vision started randomly shaking?

What do you suggest if my vision started randomly shaking?

Oscillopsia: Shaking vision, or oscillopsia, can be caused by shaking eyes. This needs to be evaluated by an ophthalmologist or neurologist. ...Read more

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I wake up shaking uncontrollably of a night, what causes it?

I wake up shaking uncontrollably of a night, what causes it?

Night Shakes: Without more description it is hard to say. Are you experiencing shaking chills, a "wired" or involuntary muscle spasms? Sleep apnea, stress-related anxiety, and seizures can cause this. So can excess caffeine or even cigarette smoking in the evening. Do you awake in the morning refreshed, or are you "dragging" all day? If you can't seem to isolate the cause, make an appointment to see your doctor. ...Read more

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What's the cause of shaking of the body and absent mindedness?

See your doctor: If you are not fully aware of your surroundings, it may be seizures, but you probably have to talk more with your doctor if it does happen quite frequently. ...Read more

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Why do I start shaking really badly when I get even a little bit nervous?

Why do I start shaking really badly when I get even a little bit nervous?

Great Anxiety: For you it would help when you notice you are starting to be nervous to take a few minutes to take deep breaths and focus on your breathing in and out slowly and you will start to calm down and will not shake. ...Read more

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I'm not sick but I have uncontrollable shaking. Is this some sort of condition?

Possible: Your age, underlying health and the circumstances that trigger the shaking and cause it to stop are all factors. See your family doc to start the evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a problem with shaking a lot is that normal? If not what can be the cause?

See details: There are numerous causes for tremors. The most common is your age group are benign tremors. Have the issue evaluated. ...Read more

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I woke up shaking cold and then I was feeling hot still shaking I don't know what's wrong with me?

Infection?: You probably have an infection of some kind. Take Advil (ibuprofen) for aching and fever, drink plenty of fluids. If fever and chills continue tomorrow, or you get other symptoms such as headache or vomiting, go to ER. Good luck! ...Read more

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When I am nervous I start shaking really bad and I can't stop. Is there a household way to stop this?

When I am nervous I start shaking really bad and I can't stop. Is there a household way to stop this?

Stay active: Exercise is a great way to relieve stress. Your body releases endorphins during exercise, which can help you feel calm. If you exercise 30 - 60 minutes a day, your stress levels can improve. When stressed, take 5 slow, deep breaths with your eyes closed, then roll your shoulders forward 5 times, then back 5 times. This will slow your heart rate and release tension in your neck and shoulders. ...Read more

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My boyfriend choked me and I fell to the ground shaking uncontrollably. What does that mean? What happened to me?

Go To Ground: The brain, when it is even under the threat of a loss of oxygen and glucose in the blood will send a person to the ground so that gravity is out of the way of getting the most and the fastest replenishment of these vital nutrients. Have you phoned the police to report this attempted murder? ...Read more

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My temp is getting very high since yest and now it's 103f, I don't know what to do/i'm so cold and shaking...What should I take?!

Go to the Doctor: I am sorry but a fever that is increasing and is at 103 degrees is an emergency. You need medical attention now to determine the cause of your fever. ...Read more