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What causes uncontrollable shaking of entire body?

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Posted on Mon, 16 May 2016
Question: I began to have uncontrollable shaking. My head and entire body. The motion seemed slight but was uncontrollable and visual to a person I was with. This was not a jerking movement, slight rapid shaking.
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Answered by Dr. Ajay Panwar (36 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Please tell me some more details.

Detailed Answer:
Hi XXXXX,
Thanks for being on healthcaremagic.com.
I am Dr.Ajay Panwar,a neurologist,here to answer your query.

I would surely like to answer this at best but I need to know some extra details beforehand-
1)Was the EKG abnormal?Did it show a cardiac event?
2)Were the cardiac enzymes raised?If yes,please mention the report.
3)Do you have a past history of seizures or loss of consciousness?
4)Do you have any other disease history?History of anxiety/depression/any addiction?

I shall be glad to have you in follow-up with details so that I can answer this well.

Regards
Dr.Ajay Panwar,
MD,DM(Neurology)
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Ajay Panwar (25 minutes later)
Note: I did follow up with my regular doctor following the trip to the ER.
My doctor scheduling an appointment with a cardiologist.

The EKG showed an irregular rhythm but no cardiac event. The 1st cardiac enzyme test did show slightly raised. The 2nd test following the nitro showed ok. Zeros.

I do not have a history of seizures or loss of consciousness. I have been dizzy of and on for about 3 weeks.

Yes, I have been treated for anxiety and currently being treated for depression. I do not take anything for the anxiety such as Xanax.

Communicating with you is my first step to determine if I go to ER or to my doctor as soon as possible.

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Answered by Dr. Ajay Panwar (15 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Did you get a Troponins test done?

Detailed Answer:
Hi XXXXX,
Thanks for being in follow-up.

Slightly raised cardiac enzymes may not be of that significant.It would be better if you could upload the reports here that which enzymes were raised.Did you get Troponins level checked?
Further,repeat EKG may be required to see for any irregularities,if persist.
Besides,anxiety may also cause such an event.

However,keeping the broader picture in mind,I suggest you to visit an ER.Get the EKG repeated and Troponins.

Hope that helps.If you have some further questions,I shall be glad to have you in follow-up else please close the thread,rate it and write a review.

Regards
Dr.Ajay Panwar,
MD,DM(Neurology)
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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What causes uncontrollable shaking of entire body?

Brief Answer: Please tell me some more details. Detailed Answer: Hi XXXXX, Thanks for being on healthcaremagic.com. I am Dr.Ajay Panwar,a neurologist,here to answer your query. I would surely like to answer this at best but I need to know some extra details beforehand- 1)Was the EKG abnormal?Did it show a cardiac event? 2)Were the cardiac enzymes raised?If yes,please mention the report. 3)Do you have a past history of seizures or loss of consciousness? 4)Do you have any other disease history?History of anxiety/depression/any addiction? I shall be glad to have you in follow-up with details so that I can answer this well. Regards Dr.Ajay Panwar, MD,DM(Neurology)