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Whole Body Shake
Palpitation: Usually doesn't see your doc to check it out. ...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?
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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?
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
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
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
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