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Doctor insights on: Why Do I Start Shaking Really Badly When I Get Even A Little Bit Nervous

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Can heartburn cause nervousness?

Can heartburn cause nervousness?

Well..it may cause..: For example: heartburn can be perceived as a possible heart attack and thus can cause the person to be nervous/anxious/scared, but this just means it can trigger those symptoms, not causing the anxiety disorder itself. Having underlying anxiety disorder and having certain illnesses can make the anxiety worse over time. If severe/persistent, you can develop anxiety/depressive disorder. Consult doc. ...Read more

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Shaking (Definition)

Shaking is a symptom in which a person has tremors (shakiness or small back and forth movements) in part or all of his body. Shaking can be due to cold body temperatures, rising fever (such as with infections), neurological problems, medicine ...Read more


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Why do I start shaking really badly when I get even a little bit nervous?

Why do I start shaking really badly when I get even a little bit nervous?

Great Anxiety: For you it would help when you notice you are starting to be nervous to take a few minutes to take deep breaths and focus on your breathing in and out slowly and you will start to calm down and will not shake. ...Read more

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What's the difference between tremors and nervousness? Don't the both of them involve shaking? What else?

What's the difference between tremors and nervousness? Don't the both of them involve shaking? What else?

Exam and f/u recom: Check w/ your doctor for an exam & tests if needed. Diff causes and types of tremors. Some are benign tremors can increase with stress. Many tremors are related to a neurologic response. Thyroid disease, some drug exposures/withdrwl can result in tremor like sxs. Oder patients, Parkinson's along with other conditions. Muscle twitch & shaking may seem like tremors, may occur when not a neuro tremo ...Read more

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My grandmother is 88yrs old. She has been complaining of lightheadedness, nervousness and shaking. She went to the hospital and they said she was ok.

My grandmother is 88yrs old. She has been complaining  of lightheadedness, nervousness and shaking. She went to the hospital and they said she was ok.

Not okay: From your description, it doesn't sound like your grandmother is okay. At the very least, she's very anxious. If the er doctors examined discharged her, they must have given suggestions for follow-up care. Were medications prescribed? You could call her physician and ask for help. Also, er doctors (like any of us) can be wrong. If you're concerned, return to er for a recheck. ...Read more

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How do I control my shaking hands and nervousness during my weekly presentations?

How do I control my shaking hands and nervousness during my weekly presentations?

Beta blockers: Beta blockers such as Propranolol are commonly prescribed for presentations. You can't take if you have asthma. Relaxaton therapy, rehearsal also help. Benzodiazepines like Xanax (alprazolam) or Klonopin may help as well but can cause sedation and dependence. ...Read more

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I just started (2days) on low dose of thyroid med having flushing , nervousness, shaking , chills and sweating. Should i continue?

I just started (2days) on low dose of thyroid med having flushing , nervousness, shaking , chills and sweating. Should i continue?

No.: The symptoms sounds like hyperthyroidism. Stop the medication and go back to your physician.He can better determine whether this was from the medication or something else. ...Read more

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Does PMS cause nausea dizziness and rapid heartbeat and nervousness? Also a little bit of trouble breathing?

Does PMS cause nausea dizziness and rapid heartbeat and nervousness?  Also a little bit of trouble breathing?

PMS symptoms include: mood swings, tender breasts, food cravings, fatigue, irritability, and depression; constipation, diarrhea, nausea, passing excessive amounts of gas, or water retention; acne, headache, insomnia, lack of concentration, painful menstruation, or weight gain. Contact your doctor if unbearable. Best regards. ...Read more

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Sometimes i get a low blood sugar and start shaking a little bit once i'm done pooping. I 'm not diabetic.

Sometimes i get a low blood sugar and start shaking a little bit once i'm done pooping.    I 'm not diabetic.

Low sugar?: How do you know you have low blood sugar? Do you check your blood? It sounds more likely that you could be having low blood pressure if you are straining to poop. If you are straining, then use a stool softener on a regular basis. If you are not straining, then see a doctor to find out what is happening. ...Read more

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Sweating a lot from upper back and face and forehead from exercise and from nervousness when other people sweat only a bit during exercise

Sweating a lot from upper back and face and forehead from exercise and from nervousness when other people sweat only a bit during exercise

See PCP first.: You're not "other people" so don't worry too much. Sounds like you are a bit shy and nervous and sweating is symptom of social anxiety. Gradual exposure to people over time will hopefully help you but if the anxiety is too troublesome, you may need to consult a psychiatrist and also a psychotherapist. See pcp for appropriate referral. ...Read more

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Can I get a pill to treat nervousness without a prescription?

Can I get a pill to treat nervousness without a prescription?

NOT BY THE USUAL : Legal means. Anti anxiety meds require a licensed physician. There may be some homeopathic treatments available at your local health food store though, non prescription. ...Read more