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I feel like the last few days my body is shaking (vibrating) on the inside. Feels like my arms etc are shaking but tolook at they are not.
My hands are shaking and you can notice it when I am having a drink and if I lean on my wrist and have my fingers off the surface etc

i am not worried about the hands shaking (well not much anyway) but the internal shaking drives me nuts. Anyone else get this?
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replied August 8th, 2006
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On sunday I was out for lunch and I got up to look at my daughter playing on the grass. I had my arms folded as it was cold and was leaning against a wall - cause I was doing nothing I could feel vibrating my whole body felt like it was vibrating - to look at none of me was shaking but inside my body was shaking every part of me it felt like. The of course I started to feel unwell because I started to worry about it - sick in the stomach and then then a bit dizzy etc.

I think that it was cause I focused on it to much. Anyone else get this?
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replied April 15th, 2011
OMG ! FINALLY!! others have this !! I have been feeling like I am the only person in the world to experience this feeling. I am afraid to talk about it with others because its so weird. I have had several really bad traumatic experiences, and ever since then, i have had this panicky, shakey feeling inside. I'm ok when i sleep, but the minute i wake up and think about anything, it starts again. some days are better than others. my thinking is clouded too. HELP !!!!!!!!
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replied October 26th, 2011
shaking sensation
I am experiencing this feeling at the moment.As soon as Iwake it starts.Icannot be bothered with anything everything seems such an effort.Started after tooth extractions my mouth and tongue are also very sore.Ifeel Ihave to chew gum all the time.
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replied March 28th, 2012
I recently had tooth extractions and have been expiriencing the same feelings....do you think they're connected??
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replied June 23rd, 2012
Mine started just a few months ago but mine maybe spirits also. I think this is me!!
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replied November 3rd, 2011
I've had this for ages, no-one takes notice when I tell them, they just look at me like I'm crazy and I was beginning to think that myself! But my body constantly shakes on the inside, from the minute I wake up. It seems to happen when I go through periods of extreme anxiety/panic and/or tiredness. It freaks me out! I'm on Imipramine now (for anxiety and depression, just over 4 weeks now) and was hoping this would help but not yet Sad When I start thinking about it I get really down and just cannot do anything, I have no energy, my limbs feel heavy and tired. Does anyone know what to do to at least make it less noticeable???
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replied November 22nd, 2011
Fyi
Hi olamumof3
My name is Lisa and I just read your post.I have been dealing with this vibrating,or shaking inside my body for almost 6 months.I have been taking xaxnx for the past couple of weeks like 4 times aday,it only seems to work temporally,and then it comes back even worse.I have an appointment with a neurologist,have you been to one.I also read on someone post that chocolate helps did you try that.I am so frustrated. Please let me know if you find out anything..thanks for listening please post back any opinions. Thx
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replied September 15th, 2012
Shaking from stress
Have been to 2 neurologist. The first said I had extreme stress and the 2nd had two tests ran including brain etc. - all negative and led back to stress. I shake inside, hard to write, head shakes and dip when I walk. I have been thru a divorce, move and remarriage with husband dying within six months of heart attack. Don't know what to do. Want to get on with a productive life.
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replied December 17th, 2012
My dear, Of course you are shaking from stress. I know it's a horrible feeling but it's perfectly natural. And that's important to remember. A feeling of distress is normal when life does these sad things to us. And you have had a lot of distress in a short time. Try to let go of being too productive right away. Give yourself time to feel your feelings, if you see what I mean. The Victorians and older and wiser generations used to say it took at least a year to come out of mourning for any sort of loss. Let yourself grieve. Don't push yourself to achieve too much right away. Try to focus on little pleasures, whatever they may be for you, taste of a strawberry, a few minutes of being free from mental or physical pain. Forgive me if you've heard all this before. I know I'm a stranger to you but somehow your situation has resonated with me - different stresses with me but similar results. Don't rush back into the fray- give yourself the rest you need, be kind to your own self. . . all the best, eh?
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replied December 17th, 2012
My dear, Of course you are shaking from stress. I know it's a horrible feeling but it's perfectly natural. And that's important to remember. A feeling of distress is normal when life does these sad things to us. And you have had a lot of distress in a short time. Try to let go of being too productive right away. Give yourself time to feel your feelings, if you see what I mean. The Victorians and older and wiser generations used to say it took at least a year to come out of mourning for any sort of loss. Let yourself grieve. Don't push yourself to achieve too much right away. Try to focus on little pleasures, whatever they may be for you, taste of a strawberry, a few minutes of being free from mental or physical pain. Forgive me if you've heard all this before. I know I'm a stranger to you but somehow your situation has resonated with me - different stresses with me but similar results. Don't rush back into the fray- give yourself the rest you need, be kind to your own self. . . all the best, eh?
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replied April 26th, 2013
hello!
I have the same feelings! internal vibration throughout my body 24/7.
mine are random, I get very anxious. If not I think of these vibrations disappear!
Your how are you now? have overcome these vibrations? appreciate an answer!
thank you very much!
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replied April 26th, 2013
hello!
I have the same feelings! internal vibration throughout my body 24/7.
mine are random, I get very anxious. If not I think of these vibrations disappear!
Your how are you now? have overcome these vibrations? appreciate an answer!
thank you very much!
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replied November 22nd, 2011
hi my name is lisa,i dont know what to do either,i have been feeling like this for more then 6months.please let me know if you find out anything.thanks and i hope you start feeling better soon.
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replied January 9th, 2012
I feel like I'm subtly swaying. It's like a miniature version of the feeling you'd get on a train, I suppose. And my hands randomly start shaking, or so I feel. My thinking feels vague, too. I feel like I'm constantly doped or something. Due to this, I keep feeling anxious all the time and I guess the anxiety only makes it worse. Gaaah. I don't know what to do!
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replied June 10th, 2013
Hi, I had the same feeling. I went to my ear nose and throat doctor (all the credentials in the world, Harvard, Johns Hopkins etc) He told me there is no treatment, just physical therapy. I saw a neuro who sent me to the world's greatest ENT. This doctor ordered an Electronystagmography test (ENG) which showed an issue with my inner ear/balance system. He put me on Phenergan 25mg one tab each night for three months. It cured me totally. It has been almost two years and I feel fine. I told my first ENT (the one with all those fancy credentials) He said he never heard of such a thing and said it would not work. But it DID work. I am NOT a doctor or a pharmacist. My suggestion would be to find a good ENT or google it. I hope this helps and that you feel better soon.
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replied July 16th, 2013
I have started feeling this way also, and the shaking inside my body. I thought I was maybe losing the plot, but after reading that there are others experiencing the same, feel better now. Mine has started after I have noticed swelling in my feet and ankles and sometimes my legs. I have had scans, xrays and so far no news, but will keep investigating as I am getting married in November and need to be in tip top health.
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replied April 15th, 2011
shaking inside
OMG ! FINALLY!! others have this !! I have been feeling like I am the only person in the world to experience this feeling. I am afraid to talk about it with others because its so weird. I have had several really bad traumatic experiences, and ever since then, i have had this panicky, shakey feeling inside. I'm ok when i sleep, but the minute i wake up and think about anything, it starts again. some days are better than others. my thinking is clouded too. HELP !!!!!!!!
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replied April 15th, 2011
shaking inside
OMG ! FINALLY!! others have this !! I have been feeling like I am the only person in the world to experience this feeling. I am afraid to talk about it with others because its so weird. I have had several really bad traumatic experiences, and ever since then, i have had this panicky, shakey feeling inside. I'm ok when i sleep, but the minute i wake up and think about anything, it starts again. some days are better than others. my thinking is clouded too. HELP !!!!!!!!
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replied April 15th, 2011
shaking inside
OMG ! FINALLY!! others have this !! I have been feeling like I am the only person in the world to experience this feeling. I am afraid to talk about it with others because its so weird. I have had several really bad traumatic experiences, and ever since then, i have had this panicky, shakey feeling inside. I'm ok when i sleep, but the minute i wake up and think about anything, it starts again. some days are better than others. my thinking is clouded too. HELP !!!!!!!!
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replied March 15th, 2012
Internal Shaking
I've had this shaking on the inside since 1989 or 1990. Sometimes my limbs shaking is visible, but 96% of the time it's the shaking on the inside.

I also have rattling in my head, it's like the sound of lentils rattling inside a take-away container.
I've complained to GP's, neurologists, immunologists, endocrinologists, every specialist I visited and had CT's, X rays, test after test for both and nothing!
I don't focus on either but they hit me and it's very difficult.

As I have ME, auto-immune disease, CFS, Fibro Myalgia, Arthritis, etc I put it down to the ME. The symptoms are worse when I'm having a relapse or am very tired.

This is the first time I've found this. I have a close friend with ME, CFS and Fibro Myalgia, she also suffers from internal shaking and head rattling! That was my only form of solace, knowing I wasn't alone.
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replied September 5th, 2012
Internal shaking (vibrations)
Yes! My name is Leslie. I have had this internal vibrating for about 6 months. I am so fatigued and my thinking is fuzzy..I also get nauseous! I told my Endocrinologist about it and he said that it was my thyroid. I have Hashimotos disease. I have also been taking coconut oil and after a couple of days getting it into my system, the vibration stops!!!! I told my dr this and he said that I could use it on my skin but not to ingest to much of it as it is a saturated fat. If ingesting coconut oil stops this annoyance, Im gonna keep using it!
Leslie
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replied August 10th, 2006
I Have the Shakiness On the Inside To.
I have shakiness on the inside to. I do not know how to control it. I am on lexapro and cymbalta. I just feel like my nerves are shot all the time. I look at my hands sometimes they shake when I look at them and sometimes they feel like they are but they aren't. Here lately I have been shaking an extreme amount in my upper body, and I feel like my heart is going to jump out of my chest. I wish there was something I could do to help this. Any ideas? :?
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replied August 13th, 2006
Experienced User
I just try and ignore it and get on with what ever I am doing. The best way to discribe mine is - you know when you have done heaps of weights of exercise running etc and you stop but it is like your body still wants to keep going and you get the shaking feeling.... Thats how mine is anyway. I will get passed it though I have no doubt because when I deal with other things at first theyscare me but once I learn to except them they go away
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replied September 3rd, 2007
Shaking On the Inside
Ya, I get that. I will be sitting there and feel as if someone is shaking my seat...or something. but I will look and no one is touching me. I really worry about it...but I think I will get used to it. It is amazing what stress can affect in your body-especially when you start to dwell on it, makes it even worse (chest pain, tmj, shaking).

Any of you guys had this go away?
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replied March 26th, 2008
Please help ........ my whole body was shaking uncontrolably.
Hi, Last night when I went to bed, my whole body started to shake and I just couldn't stop it, I had goosebumps, but did not feel cold, so threw extra clothes over me in bed, then I began to sweat. My shaking lasted for over 45 minutes, and I had the worse ever headache for the whole night plus felt very sick, and had to force myself to be sick, cause I just couldn't lie down. Feel very weak and sick today because of this. I had the shaking thing once before, but never got sick and headached with it. Can anybody please help, as I am very worried. I am 35, and have a healthy enough lifestyle.

Tamika
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replied June 4th, 2008
Had very similar symptoms (to some of you) for about a year - my body felt like it was shaking when it wasn't. This started with some family troubles and a lot of stress. At first I only felt the shaking in my foot when I went to bed, then over months it spread to my whole body. Couldn't sleep night after night because of it. It was so powerful that I couldn't believe it was from stress but finally after some antidepressants it went away. Still comes back every now and then but it's mild. If you think stress could be causing your shaking, it probably is. Stress at that level can cause physical damage to your neurons. Try counseling for the stress and if that's not enough try antidepressants. This is a real health problem, don't ignore it. If you're concerned about taking drugs, antidepressants can be adjusted to very low levels and still be effective. Good luck to all of you.
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replied June 5th, 2008
Hi all.

I've been experienced percieved internal shaking. Nothing visable as well. And mostly at night or when I'm anxious.

Things I've noticed. When I'm anxious I'm EXTREMELY AWARE.

This means that when I awaken anxious and roll over half asleep the bed may move naturally or spring natural. To me this sometimes feels like I am shaking inside.

I noticed it first when I was sitting on the couch. I've been twitching a bit do to anxiety/tension.

Anyways I'm sitting on the couch and feel like the couch moved. I thought I had some internal tremors immediately. However, I noticed it was my dog just on the other side of the couch moving around.

I noticed the same feeling with my GF sitting on the couch.

Anyways tell your psych about it. But most likely its ultra awareness.

lately my health anxiety has caused me to:

See, hear, feel, and smell with heightened awareness. Kinda sucks but its a natural byproduct of anxiety
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replied June 6th, 2008
I asked this same question a few weeks ago and barely got an answer but..... YES!! I have this it's worse right after I wake up! Even when it's just a quick nap! I hate it! It has often triggered my anxiety, that or my anxiety has triggered it IDK. It's like I'm never allowed to relax, even when I sleep. Ya know we're some sad messed up people here. {{SIGH}} This sux! I hate to be this way:(
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replied June 8th, 2008
I am the same way i am taking prozac maybe that is what is causing it in me. I also of coarse look up symptoms on the internet and that dosent help at all . I dont know I am tiref of worrying something is seriously wrong
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replied June 13th, 2008
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this happened 2 me yesterday
i was about to go in for surgery and i couldnot stop shaking
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replied July 4th, 2008
Swaying Inside - Spaced out Feelings
I have this same problem. When i get even the slightest bit anxious, i feel as though im swaying inside.

sum ppl unconciously express there anxiety externally, example: shaking their leg, biting their nails or even cracking their nuckles. i knw i dnt generally do any of these actions. therefore my body probably uses this internal swaying motion as a mechanism to cope with my anxiety.

i hate this feeling! ive had it for about 7 months now. and i knw, meds wont help! ive tried anti-depressants and even medication used to stop tht swaying feeling (usually given to ppl who travel by sea)

wt do i do........
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replied April 26th, 2013
Oj do you still have the swaying motion from your anxiety, if not how did you get rid of it . I know this post is old but I'm looking for answers for the swaying that I've had for 16. Months now.

Thank you
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replied July 12th, 2008
re shaking on the inside
Hi everyone, i am a complementary healer and see lots of people with this kind of problem. Stress is indeed a factor in this, as it is with all my clients that report this. I use crystals to heal as well as hands on techniques and most of my clients report that after two or three sessions, they no longer suffer it. My advice is find a healer who practises natural methods such as this as they will find the cause of the stress and anxiety and take you through a process of healing for it. Good luck and try to remember that while you are experiencing this, you are getting more stressed by noticing it, thinking that something is wrong. Concentrate on slowing your breathing and take your mind off somewhere pleasant, such as imagining you are on a sunny beach or having a picnic etc and the symptoms should subside.

Sarah x
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replied October 2nd, 2008
Shaking internally
I wake up sometimes shaking. Other times it's after I have had my coffee in the morning and then I get flushed in the face and I feel tired and worn out suddenly. I eat my breakfast and it's still there. This starts depending on the stress with my 2 year old daughter. I'm a single mother and the stress is there. She is a highly overactive child that is constantly on the move and into everything. Some days are better than others. I am also a full time college student and I have a full time Ebay business that can become stressful from time to time. One person said that it was like exerciseing and then stopping and you feel like your body continues to move. I feel sort of like that. I know that I joined a gym, and anxiety is a large part of this to. I had to decide if all of these feelings were in my mind or if I was really feeling them. I also thought that I had diabetes or something related to it because I would eat a bit of M&M's or something and the shaking on the inside will subside. I don't know if this can help any of you but it does help me! I still have the flushing and the heat in the face a lot of the times. I try to ignore them but it's hard because what I am feeling is very REAL! I have had anxiety attacks that were so brutal they would sometimes cause me to loose my bladder and even my bowels in public. I was so terrified to leave the house! Ask yourself, when you feel the shaking on the inside:

Am I tense in the shoulders as well?
Do I feel sick on the stomach?
Am I flushed in the face or warm in the face?
Do I feel like I could die or am I thinking that I MIGHT die?
Are you scared to leave the house while your feeling this way?
You feel like laying down because you are suddely fatiqued?

All of these questions pertain to stress and depression/anxiety. I had to ask myself these questions to determine that what I was feeling was depression. Remember the commercial that says depression hurts? It really does! It makes you feel aweful, lazy, sleepy and can cause pain throughout your body(which includes headaches). Eating a healthy diet and exercising a bit everyday has helped me to relieve all of these symptoms easily and without drugs! When my insides start to shake, I have a few M&M's... okay here's why. I have convinced myself that the M&M's will make me feel better. When a person is depressed, your mind needs something else to do, convincing your mind that you have an immediate cure helps. Thus, the M&M's work on the shaking all of the time! ( I know this sounds crazy and trust me I'm not crazy) Over the many years that I have battled this, this is what works!
I hope this long post helps all of you or at least gives someone of you a bit of hope. If you just need to talk about it on a more personal level any of you can always email me. Smile

Light and love to you all and remember, you can ease the symptoms
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replied February 25th, 2009
shaking
Well i have to say i shake basically every single day!! and what i found out! is that is acctually good all this shaking is all the acumulated fears you have since you were born!! so you can imagine its a lot so when the body shakes it just trying to adjust itself its shaking the fear away!! so dont be afraid to shake just accept it and dont do nothing just let it go i do think its worst when you dont let yourself shake the fear away and you just hold and resist inside instead thats makes it all worse and acctually reinforce the fears you already have!! so just let the shaking be it may not go away today or tomorrow is not to us to know when its going to leave complete but just have faith god is with us!! that shaking is a tool from god to shake away all your fears from the root!!! Smile at the beggining i was afraid to shake.. cause it never happened before but now i came to realise that before ill be well and ready i literally have to shake the past Smile and you will suffer a little in the way! but i guess there is not gaining without suffering a little.
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replied February 25th, 2009
me too
i have the same thing every day, in the morning and some times when i get really anxious and no matter how many blankets i put on im shaking inside, its really just in side me i cant see me shaking ... well some times i do but that's just sometimes. It drives me nuts too.
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replied June 25th, 2009
i have this to when ever i sit down or stop moving i shake and vibrate inside its so horrible am a big worrier at the best of times i have had a very worrying years could this be anything to do with it ? and it never stops just to give me a break i have had it a week no doc s say they cant do anything what can i do?
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replied June 26th, 2009
Hi guys, the aloe vera juice helps relieve stress. I take it everyday mainly for skin, hair and joints but I know quite a few people that have said it's great for helping with stress. It takes a couple weeks to kick in but the benefits are great! Hope it helps!
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replied August 12th, 2009
I have the vibrating myself for the last year (it feels like a dryer.) It is very difficult to sleep and because of that I feel ill the next day. You may want to try a holistic approach such as acupunture, massage, and natural sleep remedies you can find in any health food store.
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replied October 25th, 2009
Feeling shaky inside
I also have a similar problem. I have a very stressful life at times. It's been almost three months now, I feel shaky inside in my shoulders or arms or hands or all three every day, well now it's almost every day, but I do get some days off and so I feel like maybe it's slowly getting better.

I have come to learn or become a bit of a paranoid individual, not too bad. I often have a hard time relaxing, my wife is always wanting me to switch on a super husband mode of cleaning and doing stuff and when I try to do something I enjoy she just gets mad, "I should be cleaning or something".

I get especially worried when it comes to health matters. This started about 5 years ago when I was diagnosed with an autoimmune disorder in my inner ear. This has not really resulted in any problems and despite the original prognosis that I am going to go deaf I have had no noticeable hearing loss. Then I got a really bad strep infection that kept coming back, this was two years ago. This caused joint pain, and numbness and tingling. I finally got my tonsils removed in December and now most of those symptoms have gone away. During the time I was so worried I might have another auto immune issue such as RA or Lupus or MS or something. I still worry about MS, but I have had two MRIs, both were pretty normal and am having no other MS symptoms, except occasional twitching (when I am anxious) and tingling.

My doctor assures me that my latest internal shaky feeling is most likely anxiety. I have been on Lexapro 10 MG per day and that has not helped with the shaky feeling but it has reduced my heightened illness concerns. I think she wants me to try 20MG per day but I don't like how it makes you feel sometimes like not wanting to engage in daily activities, especially important with a demanding wife like mine. I do think overall the benefits of Lexapro greatly outweigh the side effects though.

Anyway, most days when I get the feeling I try to ignore it, I am just grateful that my other symptoms have mostly gone away. The symptoms seem to last from a few minutes to a few hours. Nothing in particular seems to help, but does sometimes seem worse when I am anxious. Although this is not always consistent, sometimes I can have no anxiety and the symptoms and sometimes a ton of anxiety and no symptoms - so confusing.

Anyway, I wish each of you well.
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replied June 24th, 2012
lately i've incounteted serveral odd issues regarding my health. any opions would be greatly apprieated. Over the last week my vision has periodicly been blurry, with in a few seconds or possibly minutes it returns to normal. I've never had eye trouble and as far as I know I have 20/20 vision. In addition, when I look at my eyes in the mirror the wight almost seems red. After eating a small meal (ocompanied by a rum and coke) I began to have sevear cotton mouth, (I supose I should mention i'm a prop 215 patient so this may have been from cannabis) that no amount of water could cure. Now this is what truly worries me, I can't sleap. Every night for the past week i've been falling asleap when the sun comes up. Only to have to get up shortly their after to start my day. I've even tryed advil pm and (with and with out alchole) grean tea (with and without cannabis) nothing seems to work. So riddle me this Doctor, what's wrong with me?

I'm 25 years old, 6' 1" tall, about 185 pounds with blue eyes (not sure if thats relivant but I did ask about vision).
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replied October 21st, 2012
I have hashimotos thyroiditis which is considered an auto immune disease and I shake all the time too. I also don't relax too well . I personally think the vibrating may be caused by incorrect dosage of thyroid, but I do not know. I do know my thyroid is failing bcse of the disease and that my mom, sister and grandmother have also had similar failing thyroid issues but I am a man so it's not exclusive to one sex . It's very frustrating condition but not sure what if anything I can do. Anyway I guess I'm saying check out your thyroid.
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