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I feel uncoordinated most of the time, like my head is not right, feel like I would fall & sometimes my body shakes, what could be the cause?

I feel uncoordinated most of the time, like my head is not right, feel like I would fall & sometimes my body shakes, what could be the cause?

Pregnant?: Pregnancy is listed on your conditions. There are many changes that occur, especially during the 3rd trimester, that change the body’s blood pressure & fluid handling system. These could result in dizzy spells, especially when standing quickly, or lying in a certain position. There are many different causes of dizziness. Call 911 for passing out or worsening dizzy, otherwise see your Dr. ASAP. ...Read more

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My 24 year old daughter has uncontrollable head shakes. She had two major head trauma's a few years ago could that be the cause

My 24 year old daughter has uncontrollable head shakes. She had two major head trauma's a few years ago could that be the cause

Yes: Trauma brain injury frequently has long term sequlea. Talk to your doctor or consult a neurologist to see if there is anything that can be done to alleviate the symptoms. ...Read more

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Back right side of head hurts near bone when I shake head back and forth, what causes this?

Back right side of head hurts near bone when I shake head back and forth, what causes this?

Head Pain: Not exactly sure what is causing this. More importantly, are you otherwise "ill", sinus or cold symtoms. Have you had any trauma recently or fever ...Read more

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When I just about to go sleep I have to shake my legs and head cause a pain comes in my left side?

When I just about to go sleep I have to shake my legs and head cause a pain comes in my left side?

Cluster headaches: Assuming your pain is in your head, you could be suffering from cluster headaches. Cluster headaches are severely painful headaches that usually occur in cycles, often at night. They are usually on one side of the head or eye and more common in men. Cycles of headaches may last weeks to months, with pain free periods lasting months to years. Does this sound like what you are experiencing? ...Read more

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A gallbladder malformed cand cause pain, nausea, depress, head pain, shake of the body?

A gallbladder malformed cand cause pain, nausea, depress, head pain, shake of the body?

Unlikely: Your symptoms may not be due to malformed gall bladder, but will have higher incidence of gb disease, ; gall stones due to stagnation, poor drainage of bile but will not give depression, speak to your doctor ...Read more

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Sometimes my head involuntary shakes and causes my eyes to briefly close. Could this be Tourette's syndrome?

Head: There are many causes for head shaking. You should see a neurologist to check it out as soon as possible ...Read more

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On occasion when I get water in my ears, my head will shake violently and I will tense up. Doesn't last long. What causes this?

On occasion when I get water in my ears, my head will shake violently and I will tense up. Doesn't last long. What causes this?

Seizure?: If this is uncontrolled, it could be a sign of a more serious underlying condition which merits MRI or eeg evaluation. ...Read more

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Baby shakes head causes brain damage?

Baby shakes head causes brain damage?

Who Shakes Head?: The baby can't shake his head enough to cause damage. But if the baby is shaken by someone else there can be severe and fatal brain injury. Babies must not be shaken! ...Read more

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Can stuttering be caused by emotional trauma or head surgeries? No matter how many specialists I see I can't shake my severe stutter. 

Can stuttering be caused by emotional trauma or head surgeries? No matter how many specialists I see I can't shake my severe stutter. 

Stuttering biologic?: I'm not an expert in this area but a psychiatrist I knew treated himself successfully with a newer antipsychotic medication. This off label use has many risks & highly recommend other attempts with relaxation and antianxiety medications first. But a low dose of a second generation antipsychotic might be worth a try in severe stuttering. This may be a clue that stuttering is a movement disorder. ...Read more

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I have motor tics where I shake my head hard in a nodding motion hundreds of times a day. Can this be cause of mild headaches in the morning recently?

I have motor tics where I shake my head hard in a nodding motion hundreds of times a day. Can this be cause of mild headaches in the morning recently?

Yes, I think so.: I have several patients on ssris with severe head tremor who get headaches from it. It makes sense to me that there could be a direct link. Also, your med (zoloft) is known to have a tremor side effect so you might want to ask your doctor to help you switch or find non-med therapy. I know this all must be difficult for you and I really hope you can feel better soon. ...Read more

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Get shakes, not diabetic, happen sometimes b4 or after eat, .comes from inside, feel tired, light headed. Causes? Now headache

Get shakes, not diabetic, happen sometimes b4 or after eat, .comes from inside, feel tired, light headed. Causes? Now headache

Feeling shaky: After a meal can occur with reactive hypoglycemia. I 3 hour glucose tolerance test should be able to rule this in or out. If this test does not disclose the underlying problem you need to expand the work up (thyroid disorders, gluten sensitivity, other food allergies etc) ...Read more

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I have a nervous tic where I shake my head, sometimes constantly. Can this cause a brain bleed? I have a lot of anxiety.

I have a nervous tic where I shake my head, sometimes constantly. Can this cause a brain bleed? I have a lot of anxiety.

No: Your habit will not cause a bleed in the brain.
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Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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What causes your head, arms, hands, and legs to shake uncontrolablly? Ihave pn, fibromyalgia, &tn. Going to mayo to find out why.75+lbs loss since aug.2012.

What causes your head, arms, hands, and legs to shake uncontrolablly? Ihave pn, fibromyalgia, &tn. Going to mayo to find out why.75+lbs loss since aug.2012.

Muscle weakness: #fibromyalgia is a multivariant caused disorder, and loss of global muscle tone is participant in evolution of the condition. A significant weight loss imputes loss of protein and muscle. Weak muscles temble in efforts; keeping body mass central in a being struggling to remain upright within the gravitational field. ...Read more

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I'm a vegetarian and everytime I drink protein shakes, eat peanut butter or fruit I get shaky and light headed. What causes that?

I'm a vegetarian and everytime I drink protein shakes, eat peanut butter or fruit I get shaky and light headed. What causes that?

Blood sugar/allergy: This is unusual. If these symptoms occur a couple hours after eating fruit it could be due to hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) but that would be unlikely after protein/fats. You may be allergic/sensitive to these foods (or at least one of the ingredients in the shake).If you are allergic to these foods it may be related to imbalances of intestinal flora. I advise seeing a holistic doctor. See comment:. ...Read more

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What causes me to go light headed, have palpitations, even in arms, legs, hands start to tremor and shake. I was DX with roscea, have low BP,?

What causes me to go light headed, have palpitations, even in arms, legs, hands start to tremor and shake. I was DX with roscea, have low BP,?

See details: Possible causes are many. Primary heart issues need to be ruled out. Metabolic causes such as hyperthyroidism should be considered. Nonphysical causes such as anxiety are also in the mix. Start with your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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I have what my dr has said is stress induced seizures. I feel like im out in spacre and then my head shakes, hands curl and my eyes blink uncontroably. I have agoraphobia and a lot of other problems with anxiety and depression. Can stress cause seizures.

I have what my dr has said is stress induced seizures. I feel like im out in spacre and then my head shakes, hands curl and my eyes blink uncontroably. I have agoraphobia and a lot of other problems with anxiety and depression. Can stress cause seizures.

Things to consider:: Has the appropriate testing done to confirm the type of seizures you are having.
Stress can indirectly affects seizure activity or onset by making you forget to take your medicine, increase your cortisol level which can affect the activity of seizures, cause you to have negative emotions which alters the limbic system in your brain. The limbic system is a common place for seizures to begin. ...Read more

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Why do my eye balls shake involuntarily and cause my vision to get increasingly worse?

Why do my eye balls shake involuntarily and cause my vision to get increasingly worse?

Nystagmus: Nystagmus is involuntary side-to-side (or less commonly up & down) movement of eyes. The following site clearly explains this condition: http://www. Allaboutvision. Com/conditions/nystagmus. Htm
as recommended by others, you need to see an eye specialist (ophthalmologist) for evaluation & treatment. ...Read more

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My scalp itch a lot when I shake my hair white flakes fall out hair appears getting thin from scalp what could cause this?

My scalp itch a lot when I shake my hair white flakes fall out hair appears getting thin from scalp what could cause this?

Typical Dandruff?: Your description sounds like typical dandruff; research, e.g. http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/dandruff, etc. The seborrhoeic dermatitis ; scratching may also increase normal rates of hair loss. ...Read more

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About 2 minutes after I feel hungry I begin to shake uncontrollably, my skin starts to crawl, & my teeth chatter. What causes this?

About 2 minutes after I feel hungry I begin to shake uncontrollably, my skin starts to crawl, & my teeth chatter. What causes this?

Check your sugars: Hypoglycemia is very common and they symptoms could mean your sugars are low. Get a home blood glucose test and check your sugars the next time something like that happens. If your numbers are below 85, it could mean your body is sensitive to low sugars. Of course this could be something else and one single test doesn't tell you everything. Find a good internal medicine doc in your area. ...Read more

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If I hold something my hands start to shake bringing cup to mouth, handwriting, etc is difficult. Started amantadine 5 days before symptom onset have now ceased taking symptoms still occurring, cause?

If I hold something my hands start to shake bringing cup to mouth, handwriting, etc is difficult. Started amantadine 5 days before symptom onset have now ceased taking symptoms still occurring, cause?

Medications: The shaking may be related to your current medications. Also, abrupt discontinuation of amantadine may lead to neurological symptoms. You should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Can protein shakes cause excessive body hair?

Can protein shakes cause excessive body hair?

No: Chances are that you're a young man who's hitting the gym and that's a good thing. How much body hair you get is genetic and you'll know by your early 20's. It's "excessive" only if you don't like it -- and that's your business. Shaving, waxing, or electrolysis / lasers are your options -- the latter only if you've found your life partner and it's the right choice for you both. ...Read more

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Can a pinched nerve in my neck cause my eyeball to shake back and forth? Two days now when I wake left eye shakes for a minute then stops. Scared!

Can a pinched nerve in my neck cause my eyeball to shake back and forth? Two days now when I wake left eye shakes for a minute then stops. Scared!

Nystagmus: Is lateral "shaking" of eyeballs, but usually on lateral gaze and bilateral. If accompanied by vertigo, it is probably just labyrinthitis and benign. If you have severe vertigo, nausea, vomiting, orheadaches, it could be a brain tumor, so see your doctor about this. ...Read more

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Why does my head shake when I'm nervous?

Nervous system.: This could be due to a surge of hormones from the sympathetic nervous system - the "fight or flight" hormones, as they're called. They can cause you to shake, sweat and such. ...Read more

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Thanks for the answers but when I said I shake my head, I did it super hard and fast for so many years! It was a habit. It didn't do damage? I'm 19.

Thanks for the answers but when I said I shake my head, I did it super hard and fast for so many years! It was a habit. It didn't do damage? I'm 19.

Odd statement: Your submission sounds like you think this is a chat room. It is not. We cannot see anything you upload or any previous questions. Any question is sent out at random to site docs, not someone who answered a prior question. At this point your question makes little sense. You are welcome to start over but provide complete background info and ask a clear question. ...Read more

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I am getting shaky vision while head shakes?

I am getting shaky vision while head shakes?

Oscillopsia?: Normally the vestibuloocular reflex (VOR) will maintain ocular positioning in space in spite of head / body movement - sort of like a built in gyroscope. Shaky vision with head movement could indicate an impairment of the VOR, usually from an inner ear problem (vestibular system). The condition can be disabling in some situations. Simulation video: http://www. Gentamicin. Com/symptoms/bouncing-vision ...Read more

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Why does my head hurt when I shake it a little?

Why does my head hurt when I shake it a little?

See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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My son of 3 years shakes his head from front to?

My son of 3 years shakes his head from front to?

Too vague: Head shaking could be an ear ache, an itch, a mannerism, or many other things. In order to give you more specific help, provide us with more specific information. ...Read more

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What is the name of the diesease when your head shakes unknowingly?

What is the name of the diesease when your head shakes unknowingly?

Invol. Head shakes: Unknowingly shaking one's head is seen in parkinson's disease. Was that the word you were looking for? ...Read more

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What is the name of the disease when your head shakes without you making it?

What is the name of the disease when your head shakes without you making it?

Essential Tremor: Meds that commonly are used include: Primidone (mysoline (primidone) = mild barbituate), Inderal or Corgard (propranolol or Nadolol = beta blockers), topomax (topiramate = neuronal discharge stabilizer), neptazene or Diamox (methazolamide or acetozolamide = carbonic anhydrase inhibitors), or even Botox (muscle contraction inhibitor) by an experienced injector. If meds fail, gamma knife radiosurgery can help. ...Read more

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Why does my head still hurt after a headache? For example when I shake my head.

Allodynia: Pain from migraine headache may persist into the post-dromal phase after most of the intensity is finished. Your doctor may want to suggest a preventative med. ...Read more

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I have this wierd headache where it mainly hurts on top of head when I shake my head up and down. Doesn't hurt when Shake left to right?

I have this wierd headache where it mainly hurts on top of head when I shake my head up and down. Doesn't hurt when Shake left to right?

Sinus congestion?: If so take saline nose wash, flonase or similar steroid nose spray twice a day, if pulstaing get mri or ct scan of head, usually this is sinus related but if blurred vison or imbalance or wakes you out of sleep can be serious be sure blood pressure normal at less than 140/90 ...Read more

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I have anxiety, but this is different. I shake, and it originates from my core. I have also noticed pain in my head. Should I be concerned?

I have anxiety, but this is different. I shake, and it originates from my core. I have also noticed pain in my head. Should I be concerned?

Maybe: If you are noticing a difference in yourself, it is probably worth it to see your primary care doc & get checked out. ...Read more