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Posted by Denise on August 02, 2000 at 20:20:57:

In Reply to: head shakeing posted by james on July 23, 2000 at 13:41:14:

Hi James,

It sounds like you have essential tremor. This is a neurological disorder with no known cause. It is usually genetic. I have it, and my father had it. Mine started when I was 13. Have you ever gotten drunk? One classic sign of essential tremor is that it goes away if you drink alcohol. I know what you mean by headaches. My head feels like it weighs about 300 pounds and my neck hurts all the time, and I do get headaches, too. There is medication for ET. However, none of them worked for me, but that doesn't mean they won't work for you. Have you been to a neurologist? That is the kind of doctor you should see. There is a very good web site about tremors at Also, there is If you have any additional questions, feel free to ask.

: hi, can any1 help me pls

: i was punched in the eye by a child when i was 11 years old, since then i have been shakeing my head every day, i am now 19, the doctors can't find anything wrong with me, i stops when i goto bed or when i don't think about it, sometimes i think to my self i haven't been shakeing my head all day, then it starts. sometimes its so bad i get a massive head ache. somestimes i just can't stop it, i know it sounds dumb, but i need help but i can't find any

: please help me.

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