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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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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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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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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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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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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
Key Code: PDXFNR for appointment ...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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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I was stretching my legs in taekwondo and they started to shake when I stood up. B4 I started taekwondo I took a selfie and my whole body was shaking?

Multiple reasons: Individuals can get muscle cramping or muscle "shaking " because of electrolyte imbalances and low magnesium. Especially if coupled with excessive muscular exertion and or dehydration. Our muscle groups is a large of in our bodies reservoir of water and vulnerable when dehydrated. Muscles can also "shake" if you are over exerting large muscle groups that are weak and lack endurance. ...Read more

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My boyfriend and I share intercourse frequently and after my knees shake and my whole body is so sore. Is this normal?

Yes (most likely): Check out what my colleagues have to say about shaking after sex/orgasm https://www. Healthtap. Com/#topics/what-causes-the-body-to-shake-after-sex-or-during. Most likely due to rush of hormones from orgasm. As long as you feel happy & satisfied w/o pain or shortness of breath, it's unlikely anything is wrong. As for soreness, it suggests that you were enthusiastic & acrobatic. Perhaps stretch b4? ...Read more

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Every time I wake up from sleeping my whole body shakes and my heart races but eases after about 15 mins. Its worrying?

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Panic?: Due to history of anxiety disorder ; the short duration of the attacks, you might be having panic attacks. Best to review with your family doctor. ...Read more

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My whole body is muscular except my belly area, a lot of fat accumulated when I suffered fever for a month. Will taking protein shake help me losing fat?

My whole body is muscular except my belly area, a lot of fat accumulated when I suffered fever for a month. Will taking protein shake help me losing fat?

Losing Belly Fat: Hi David, having a fever for an entire month is a little unusual. I hope you saw your PCP. Now "spot fat loss" is not easy. Are you exercising now? "Abs are made in the kitchen" as they say. Diet? Calorie intake? Hate to say it but this is an overall diet/exercise thing; less a protein shake thing. Lower the calories, hop on the stairmaster, and hit the weights. Consult with a physical trainer ...Read more

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Why does head/neck shake when I get too much sleep or take a nap? Comes with vivid dreams, wake up frequently b/c of shaking, sometimes whole body feels like its being tossed around like a rag doll

Why does head/neck shake when I get too much sleep or take a nap? Comes with vivid dreams, wake up frequently b/c of shaking, sometimes whole body feels like its being tossed around like a rag doll

See doctor: It's normal when you're sleeping to have mild myoclonic hypnagogic jerk that is a muscle twitch while relaxing at the start of sleep.However if you feel that you're being tossed around like a ragdoll while you're in this state, then you need to see a doctor, possibly a work up by a neurologist to differentiate it from periodic limb movement disorder or epileptic myoclonus, or restless leg syndrome. ...Read more

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Whole body shakes sometimes I cam stay still but I shake. I feel hot but my skin isn't. I'm tired n this is once in awhile my stomach is burning?

Whole body shakes sometimes I cam stay still but I shake. I feel hot but my skin isn't. I'm tired n this is once in awhile my stomach is burning?

Check temperature: I would start by checking your temperature, especially when you are cold or shaking, to see if the shakes/rigors are from a fever. Feeling hot may be a fever breaking. Check back if no fever. ...Read more

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How to prevent panic attacks? I get really nervous, whole body shakes uncontrollably, nervous rash across my chest and down my arms, and vomitting

How to prevent panic attacks? I get really nervous, whole body shakes uncontrollably, nervous rash across my chest and down my arms, and vomitting

Fear of Panic Attack: Fear of having a panic attack can affect really start limiting ur life. Avoidance is not the answer. That will only isolate u & grow the fear. Get good eval 1st: see clinical psychologist who's anxiety expert. Learn about effective treatment: exposure & response prevention which will involve facing ur fear in progressively more challenging steps. Try anxietybc. Org for education'l info ...Read more

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When I get my period I am in excessive amount of pain. My whole body shakes, I have cramps, constipation, my lower back hurts along with my thighs?

When I get my period I am in excessive amount of pain. My whole body shakes, I have cramps, constipation, my lower back hurts along with my thighs?

Primary dysmenorrhea: If you are otherwise in good health, ask your primary care doc or nurse practitioner to offer you an evaluation plus a trial of continuous combination oral contraceptives like Seasonal or Seasonique for 3 months and/or an Antiprostaglandins-COX inhibitor like anaprox, naproxen, ibuprofen or mefenamic acid pills as needed. Heating pads and other simple conservative measures may also help. ...Read more

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My mom was switched from Xanax (alprazolam) to phenobarbital yesterday and now she is has whole body shakes heart is racing and cold. Is this normal withdrawal symptoms or take to hospital now? Very concerned

My mom was switched from Xanax (alprazolam) to phenobarbital yesterday and now she is has whole body shakes heart is racing and cold. Is this normal withdrawal symptoms or take to hospital now? Very concerned

Withdrawal: Your mom is given phenobarb to prevent seizure, but she is having withdrawal, and the dose of phenobarb is dependent on level to work and whether it really works for her. It is best to take her to urgent care or er to be looked at before she has a seizure. I don't know how old she is and withdrawal can be devastating. A stepwise process may help better but up to the md, but she seems to need help. ...Read more

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Does a lot of sex makes ur body shake?

Does a lot of sex makes ur body shake?

Sex: Shaking during sexual activity often occurs with orgasm, but since there is release of catecholamines like Epinephrine during sexual activity it is possible that this is responsible. ...Read more

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