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    Default Does anybody else have tremors?

    I have been having a head tremor recently along with being very unsteady on my feet for no reason. Its starting to scare me and Im wondering if others have experienced it.

    I have also had some serious digestive inflammation.

    Anyone got any ideas?

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    What exactly is a head tremor?
    I get quite unsteady on my feet as well, especially when I am at the shops and there is a crowd. It feels as though the other people are magnets and I get drawn to them. I have to work so hard to walk straight and not bump into people. Shopping is such a strain at times, it is so much easier when someone is with me so I can stick to them instead.
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    yeah what is that! when I try really hard to avoid objects I end up walking into them instead. Its really distressing when its a crowd of people you are barging into! lol
    I saw a lady on youtube with the same degree of head tremor as mine, I will link it

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I3jA2iyOF14

    at the beginning you can see her head tremor. like me if she talks and moves her head around it will stop.

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    Hi Giggle,

    I have what's called "Intention Tremor", and it's caused by my MS, not SLE. My hands shake when I go to reach for something, and the harder I try to reach accurately and not shake, the worse it gets. Typically my hand overshoots what I'm trying to pick up, usually knocking it over. I'm forever knocking over drinks. My neuro has tried a couple of different drugs to control it, but I haven't had much luck with either. It can be frustrating beyond belief.

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    I have hand tremors bad! The harder I try to hold onto something that faster it falls to the ground. I reach down to pick it up and it just falls again. I have trouble typing for that same reason. I am also really unsteady on my feet.

    I have that same problem Linda. That is why I can't go into any store and not hold a basket. It is almost like my security blanket
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    I have parkinsens; my head temor consists of a quick jerk to the right. I used to get a warning sensation, but not lately. I walk into things and need to hold on to the bugies like Tgal, sometime my feet stop working while I'm walking and I fall. Hands are always in temor so typing it hard. My mind and hand connections don't always work; I also get my mords all wixed up. Lol.

    Hope this helps somewhat

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    Thank you guys... every little bit of info or fellow experience helps that little bit more. Whether to point me in the right direction or rule something out.

    Mine is the opposite of intention tremor I think. It stops if I move my head around or really concentrate on talking. If I watch TV or play a computer game for example, the tremor becomes worse. Especially during a computer game. I can intentionally stop my tremor by concentrating on keeping my neck still, but it hurts and causes a headache. If I lay down with tremor I get a really strange sensation, similar to that of restless legs at the base of my skull/neck. When I dont have a tremor, I often have jerking feelings and jerking movements which seem more severe, maybe only because they are sudden. My hands are also twitching but i have no tremor in them. I am weaker than ever, so much so my hand writing is affected. I am having even more trouble remembering and fitting a sentence together.

    These are progressing really quickly by the way so I am very worried. I tried to write a shopping list today and I couldnt. I am meant to be going back to work on tuesday and my results come back tuesday afternoon but to be honest with how fast this is progressing and the rate with which the doctor is going about things I really think this is rather more urgent. I dont know what to do other than go take myself up to the hospital in hopes they might see to look into it with more speed... :/

    Anyone else live more or less rural and have any suggestions?

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    i live rural 1.5 hours south of perth.
    unfortunatelly over here the options are wait for the specialist to come to a close town, (1/2 hour way), or drive to perth.

    i have had to give up work. can't concentrate properly or drive.

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    Yeah steve we dont have specialists up here in Mackay. The specialist apparently flies up from Brisbane once every six months. :/ The other option is to get an appointment in Brisbane and fly down. Thats a very expensive route The drive to brisbane is 13 hours.

    Im really anxious about my test results tomorrow.

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    there is a state governmet run transport scheme {Patient Assistance Transport Scheme (PATS)}.
    this is subsidised federally, but managed at a state level. it will help with the cost of travel to a doctor.
    it may have a different name in qld, but it does exist, as it is federally backed.

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