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What Causes The Whole Body To Shake
Seizure or fever: Seizure, fever, and low blood sugar can cause the whole body to shake. For seizure, if you retain consciousness while the body shakes, it likely is not a epileptic seizure. Tremors can occur when medicines are taken or drugs but these are ususally not involving the whole body. Nervous reactions can also cause whole body shaking. ...Read more
Is it normal for your whole body to shake during and after a nebulizer treatment and also make you feel like your going to throw up?
Yes: People do get tremors in hand, palpitations, sweat etc, after nebuliser. Those are all common side effects of the nebulized medicine. ...Read more
Hi, I was lying down last night and my whole body started to shake nearly like a slow rocking feeling. What could it be?
You may've had a hypnagogic jerk (s). These NORMALLY occur going from an awake to twilight state of sleep then, into deeper stages where almost no body motions occur until we start cycling through the different stages of sleep. One can also think of other things so as not to miss anything. As a neurologist I'm happy to consult with you: www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi
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Low blood sugar:
Part of your body's response to low blood sugar involves the release of epinephrine, also known as adrenaline. This can give people the shakes.
These shakes can be treated by eating smaller meals but more frequently. Also, avoiding quick burn carbs like sugars and starches can help. A little more protein and some of the right fats like olive oil can be helpful.
Good luck! ...Read more
Whole body shaking:
I feel your distress about whole body shaking.
It can be caused by Anxiety, Alcohol abuse or Withdrawal, Amphetamines abuse, Overactive thyroid, low magnesium, Side effects of corticosteroids and Lithium, Parkinson's disease, liver failure, mercury or arsenic poisoning,
See a Physician, have all necessary tests done for Diagnosis; treatment.
See a Psychiatrist for therapy for stress, Relaxation. ...Read more
Normal response: It is common to have some muscle reaction to a good yawn as there is the bodies reaction to the yawn. Our muscles tighten and we shake in response to the trigger of the yawning episode. If it is a very light yawn it might not cause the response to occur but it is common with larger yawns. Hope this helps. It is nothing to worry about. ...Read more
When I drink coffee I begin to shake, what exactly in the coffee causes my body to shake and what is occurring inside my body?
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
I'm anthropophobic and every time I try to speak in class when asked a question my whole body starts to shake....anything I can do to stop shaking?
Public speaking is: The number one phobia according to research. There are techniques to help w/that and w/the related shaking. Some professionals may have you shake at home or practice visualization at home prior to the event. A clinical psychologist who specializes in anxiety disorders can be helpful. Your state psychological association or your doc will have referrals. Peace and good health. ...Read more
My sister is shaking in her sleep. Her whole body shakes (like she's cold) for 1-2 second. She does this 1-5 times a minute. Should I be concerned?
Could be normal: This could be normal movements in her sleep when she is dreaming. There are also abnormal sleep movements that are not dangerous necessarily but could be interrupting quality sleep. She can have a sleep study to evaluate this further. ...Read more
Migraines: It could very well be part of migraines. Consult a neurologist. ...Read more
Palpitation: Usually doesn't see your doc to check it out. ...Read more
Can bad pain cause your body to shake? My tooth been hurting bad since its broke and my body been shaking on and off.
Infection maybe: Please seek help with a local dentist. You may have a severe oral infection that has become systemic. This infection can be life threatening. Please seek help asap. If you have trouble speaking or breathing please go to the er. Take care.. ...Read more
Why when I get nervous that's my whole body shake my heart races and it doesn't calm down for about a half an hour later?
When I sleep sometimes my whole body shakes and it wakes me up. When I've woken I still shake (10secs+) and I feel like I can't breath. What is it?
Get it checked out!: Seek medical help to determine to cause of your apnea symptoms. Typically a collapse airway is involved and today, a simple overnight take home sleep test can provide all the information needed to determine if a potentially life threatening, life shortening condition of obstructive sleep apnea may be at play. Do it, it may save your life! ...Read more
Possible causes of body feeling shaky or off but I don't shake.. I feel it internally.. blood work and glucose have been normal. What should my Dr check for if I am having these ongoing symptoms?
Your doctor may: Want to do a glucose tolerance test in which multiple glucose tests are performed over a 2-3 hour period. It may pick up a condition known as "reactive hypoglycemia" in which the blood glucose drops very rapidly after an initial intake of glucose. This rapid drop can cause shakiness. Your doctor should also address anxiety, excess caffeine & decongestants as possible causes. ...Read more
My hand on my right side has episode were it shakes uncontrollably and sometime my whole body shakes and than my speech goes. What could this be?
Need to see a Dr.: You will need a physical exam and history. This could be anything from anxiety and nerves to tremors to partial seizures, which is what it sounds a little like, but unusual to remain fully aware during them. You may need imaging as well. At 18, this really could be a number of issues and it would be best to be thoroughly examined. ...Read more
I am nervous all the time, and I can never calm down. My hands shake and sometimes my whole body does too. It's hard to do everyday tasks. Anxiety?
My 5 year old moves a lot during sleep. Sometimes twitches and her whole body gets stiff and shakes for a few seconds. What could this be?
Fall asleep with tremors always, whole body shakes. After, I will stand up and move around a few minutes till it goes away then sleep all night. Why?
How about video?: Sudden jerks while falling asleep is considered a normal phenomenon but you seem to be describing something a bit different than that which only requires a bit of movement then, off to sleep from there? How about if you could just set up a camera phone on your nightstand and see if you can't capture an episode of these shakes/tremors. Those would be interesting to see as well as your response. ...Read more
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