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What would cause my whole body to shake?

What would cause my 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

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Please tell me, could a bad tooth infection cause whole body to have shakes?

Please tell me, could a bad tooth infection cause whole body to have shakes?

Of course: It is very common with advanced tooth infection to experience pain, fever, nausea, vomiting and chills. See a dentist for evaluation, x-rays, diagnosis, treatment and /or referral. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my whole body to shake?

Is it normal for my whole body to shake?

Advice: Numerous causes for bodily shaking, and you need to see your doctor to get this pinned down. We may be able to expand upon this via a Concierge or INBOX consult. ...Read more

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Why does my whole body shake when I get extremely upset?

Why does my whole body shake when I get extremely upset?

Hyperadrenergic: This is a result of stimulation of the fight or flight hormones, primarily epinephrine. Your heart beats faster and harder, you sweat and shunt blood to key organs. ...Read more

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Hi, I was lying down last night and my whole body started to shake nearly like a slow rocking feeling. What could it be?

Hypnagogic Event: 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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What causes the body to shake after sex or during?

What causes the body to shake after sex or during?

Satisfaction: Orgasm and/or muscle exhaustion can cause shaking. ...Read more

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What causes my body to shake before eating? I haven't ever had sugar problems.

What causes my body to shake before eating? I haven't ever had sugar problems.

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

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What causes inside body shakes? And how to prevent then from happen?

Shakes: I am not clear as to what you mean. Would you restate your question and describe in more detail what these shakes are? ...Read more

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What causes my finger to numb and my body to shake while im asleep?

Many things: Ehen we sleep it is not uncommon to compress nerves and blood vessels and wake up with arm or hand tingling or numbness. It probably means nothing unless it gets worse or happens during the day. ...Read more

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I don't have anxiety but even when I am not cold my whole body shakes?

I don't have anxiety but even when I am not cold my whole body shakes?

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

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I shake when I yawn. My upper body mostly. It happens every time. What causes it?

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

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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?

Caffeine: Caffeine is a stimulant of your nervous system. In low dose causes mental clarity and enhances athletic performance. In high doses causes anxiety, confusion, rapid heart rate, tremor, etc. Everyone has a little different sensitivity to the effects. ...Read more

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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?

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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I'm hypoglycemic and no matter how much I eat it makes no diff. When I stand I almost black out and occ my whole body will shake uncontrollably. Scarey?

Hypoglycemic?: Sounds like there might be something else here. You should probably see a reputable endocrinologist and consider proving the diagnosis with an observed fast and serial Insulin / glucose monitoring. ...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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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?

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

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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?

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

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Respected sir, I am a chronic masturbator with irresistible urges and I also watch porn videos. I tried stopping it for 2 days but my whole body shakes?

SexAddictionPornMast: You are addicted to pornography and masturbation.You need to see a therapist as it is not normal and is making you sick. Consult a Psychaitrist or your Family doctor ...Read more

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Can bad pain cause your body to shake? My tooth been hurting bad since its broke and my body been shaking on and off.

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

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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?

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?

Panic Disorder: You may be experiencing a type of panic attack. See your dr for an evaluation and discussion of your condition. After a thorough exam, there could be some therapy and or medication that may help you. Good luck. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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

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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?

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?

Sounds like it: Your symptoms definitely sound like anxiety. Visit your medical doctor. You need tests to rule out a medical condition that can mimic it (like hyperthyroidism or pheochromocytoma), and then visit a psychiatrist, who can offer proper treatment. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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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?

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?

Twitching: If you could consult with us or send a video we could help determine if this is a usual REM sleep issue or a seizure. Consult with us to help solve this issue. ...Read more

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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?

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