It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Brain & Nervous System Disorders Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 03-04-2007, 08:46 AM   #1
Senior Member
(male)
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Corona, CA, USA
Posts: 113
djpatd HB User
shaking in the back of head and other tremors

I have been on the treadmill of doctors trying to get a diagnosis. I was wondering at times if I am a hypochondriac but what I am dealing with is real. I was diagnosed with low testosterone in April 2006. They have been trying to get a fix on the cause. I have developed some shaking in the back of my head that started months ago (either cerebellum or occipital lobe). One day after working out at the gym I was driving home and my brain at the back of my head was having a major spasm where it was moving around intensely. It happened several other times after that but now I feel the shaking only when I am laying down or sometimes when I am driving in my car.
For a couple of years my jaw muscles involuntarily move as if you would when you would be cold. I went to the doctor to complain about this along with mild dizziness. She said she thinks its stress but examined my eyes and noticed some peripheral vison loss and is sending me to an opthamologist. I went to my friend who is an eye doc and he tested me and I have some. All these doctor visits and feeling my life is on hold is frustrating.
What I was told is that peripheral vision loss and low testosterone could mean a pituitary tumor.
The only thing I can think of is when I was in 7th grade (almost 30 years ago) I fell on the back of my head on a blacktop and had a mild concussion. Back then they didn't do any type of brain imaging.
Could all this shaking/tremors be related to the pituitary? How about when I was on different anti-depressants for many, many years -could that cause it? How about protracted withdrawal from Ativan?
What should I do? Any ideas of what it could be?

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Old 05-15-2007, 08:27 PM   #2
Member
(female)
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Posts: 52
mehappy2 HB User
Re: shaking in the back of head and other tremors

Have you been on soy?
If you have, do a g..gle search of soy and parkinsons and other nerve stuff.

 
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
recent head tremors.. tests inconclusive... next steps?? DaPoohz Brain & Nervous System Disorders 1 08-10-2010 04:30 PM
trembling and shaking servite2 Menopause 19 04-14-2010 09:18 PM
Vibrating, shaking, numb foot.... MS?? CaitlinR Multiple Sclerosis 3 09-04-2009 12:41 PM
My body and hands are shaking negot Menopause 10 03-16-2009 12:41 AM
Internal Quivering (or shaking) mutu1959 Open to All Other Health Topics 24 01-03-2009 06:06 PM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 04:19 AM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!