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Doctor insights on: Why Do Some People Get Intense Trembling And Twitching When 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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Dr. Jeffrey Weyeneth
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Trembling (Definition)

Trembling is shaking or shivering. People may tremble out of fear, ...Read more


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Why do some people get intense trembling and twitching when nervous?

Why do some people get intense trembling and twitching when nervous?

Adrenaline: When we get nervous, anxious, or even afraid or excited, our bodies release adrenaline. Depending on how sensitive one is to adrenaline, one can develop trembling and twitching. People with generalized anxiety disorder or panic disorder sometimes describe trembling. Also, people with essential tremor can worsen their tremor when anxious or nervous. ...Read more

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I have bouts of rapid heart rate, shaky hands, nervousness, & a feeling of internal trembling through my chest, back/abdomen, & random chest/side pai?

 I have bouts of rapid heart rate, shaky hands, nervousness, & a feeling of internal trembling through my chest, back/abdomen, & random chest/side pai?

Get checked out: Although a 26 yo woman is unlikely to have life threatening cardiac issues your symptoms are certainly nothing to take lightly. See you health care professional and get checked out. You may have an easily treatable arrhythmia that is curable. ...Read more

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Trembling right upper lip for two months only after workout and lasts for couple of minutes only. Generalized muscle twitches especially on calves.M30?

Trembling right upper lip for two months only after workout and lasts for couple of minutes only. Generalized muscle twitches especially on calves.M30?

Get evaluation: The medical term for muscle twitching is "fasciculation". It can be caused by electrolyte imbalance (sodium, potassium, calcium) as well as by a number of medicines. Since it is a new phenomenon, you should see your physician to have himher evaluate it. ...Read more

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Does subconcious anxiety exist? Trembling upon waking, eye twitching, jaw locking upon waking. I don't feel stressed or anxious, but my body disagrees

There isn't a : Subconscious anxiety. I would guess that you may clinch or grind your teeth at night. That can go up with anxiety but not dependant on it. That would cause the jaw issue and is called bruxism or TMJ (tmjd more precisely) the trembling, hard to answer; headaches? The med. Treatment for bruxism is Clonazepam at night, perhaps a dental splint. I would go in, it may be something else; gd luc. ...Read more

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What do I do if I get the runs from nervousness during a trip?

Symptom or underlyin: Unless medically contraindicated: take half dose immodium-ad prophylactically prior to trip. But the real issue is the underlying anxiety about travel/flying, conflict with travel companions. All trips? Vacation? Business? Family reunions? Examine with greater attention to the details what the contributing ingredients may be. ...Read more