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I get episodes of full body tremor. Is this a sign of a serious neurological problem? P.s I may have a type of dysautonomia.

I get episodes of full body tremor. Is this a sign of a serious neurological problem? P.s I may have a type of dysautonomia.

You need to be seen: Talk to either your parents or other person who can help you connect with a doctor to evaluate these episodes. Without more descriptions as to what's going on when you have these tremors it's hard to say how serious or not these episodes are. If you already have a doctor who regularly follows you then, call them and set up an appointment. ...Read more

Dr. Prem Gupta
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Tremor (Definition)

A tremor is an unintentional trembling or shaking movement in a part of the body, and usually occurs in the hands. It can occur in healthy individuals, but tremors are also present in brain diseases ...Read more


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How does hemivertebrae cause neurologic problems?

How does hemivertebrae cause neurologic problems?

Severe spinal curve: The spine curves with eventual kinking of nerve in spinal canal the curve have to be huge kyphosis forward bending is a risk for neuro problems. ...Read more

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Could 1 3 dimethylamylamine cause brain damage/neurologic problems?

Could 1 3 dimethylamylamine cause brain damage/neurologic problems?

Possibly: This compound is what's known as a sympathomimetic because it raises heart rate and constructs your blood vessels which raises your blood pressure. Brain damage can happen from many different causes one of which is strokes or a blood vessel blockage or rip. To say that the compound causes brain damage would be incorrect but long term usage could predispose you to brain blood vessel diseases ...Read more

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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

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

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How to find the best neurological doctor? I've gone to northwestern, cleveland clinic. Yet no one can explain my tremor.

How to find the best neurological doctor? I've gone to northwestern, cleveland clinic. Yet no one can explain my tremor.

Consider metal toxin: Most neurologist will evaluate the type of tremor you have and classify it as benign-not needing treatment -or indicative of underlying disease needing neurologic work-up. The cause is rarely explored but if you can find something that stops the tremor, it may provide a clue.. Familial tremors usually respond to a low dose of a beta-blocking drug like propranol. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplu. ...Read more

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Can deficiency in B vitamins cause neurological symptoms such as a tremor?

Can deficiency in B vitamins cause neurological symptoms such as a tremor?

Yes: Such as B1 deficiency in alcoholics and B12 deficiency from malabsorption. http://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements/vitamin-b12/evidence/hrb-20060243 ...Read more

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What to expect at first Neurology exam? Have tremors, blurred vision, numb legs and feet.......10 mos.

What to expect at first Neurology exam?   Have tremors, blurred vision,  numb legs and feet.......10 mos.

1st neurology exam: You can expect your Neurologist to take a detailed medical history, with focused questions about specific neurological symptoms. Your neurologist will also perform a detailed physical examination, with emphasis on neurological findings. This will be a noninvasive physical examination and will focus on sensation, strength, and reflexes. Neurologist may also order imaging to help with diagnosis. ...Read more

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What can be causing neurological symptoms, but have had normal neurological exam by doctor & normal CT & MRI within last year? Tremors llightheaded

What can be causing neurological symptoms, but have had normal neurological exam by doctor & normal CT &  MRI within last year? Tremors llightheaded

Symptoms not normal: Tremors are abnormal and your lightheadedness may represent inner ear issues. But perhaps you are having medication reactions causing these or maybe you have a thyroid problem which causes both. Tremors at rest or with arms held up are caused by different disorders. Maybe see neurologist to get further evaluated. ...Read more

Dr. Chirag Patel
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Neurologic Problems (Definition)

Neurologic problems are conditions where there has been damage to the brain and/or nerves, causing symptoms that relate to ...Read more