Hi,thanks for giving me the opportunity to ask.
I suffer from SVT/Diabetes and I am under treatment for that.
Four years ago I started to have tremors and dizziness (a swaying sensation) after I started medication for SVT, doctors said the med cannot cause that. I had my ears checked for balance, nothing wrong. I went to see a neurologist who gave me antidepressants (Deroxat) but it did not help. One day, I just got better.But lately I am having it again and I still don't know what can be the cause. I feel shaking inside the body, and when I sit or lay down I feel like I am swaying. Very upsetting. When walking I feel like I am going to fall, I don't feel steady. I am overweight and I suffer from panic attacks from time to time. Never had the tremors when I was slim despite suffering from panic attacks. Can you please tell me what can cause that and also if there is a treatment I may have skipped without knowing. Thanks a lot
According to your medical history (panic attacks), your symptoms (feeling that you shake or sway) and negative reports from the neurologist and ENT you could be experiencing an anxiety disorder. It is not the same if you only feel something (shaking, dizziness) or really have it. Shaking (tremor), for example, is a neurological sign that can be seen. In your case, the neurologist didnât see any shaking. Dizziness can be also checked with certain neurological tests that, in your case, were also negative.
Obesity canât cause shaking or dizziness but can support the anxiety. Obesity also has a negative impact on your physical health. You could try to decrease the body weight. You can also check your glucose level because hypoglycemia can cause shaking and also worsen the anxiety.
Your anxiety is probably part of a larger depressive disorder so selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (Deroxat) might help. Psycho therapy can also be useful.
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