Aa
A
A
Close
Avatar universal
Please help
My daughter is 15 and she has uncontroled body jerking along with tremors and rapid breathing, it seems to always be worse at night but here lately it is bad during the day.  we have tried numerous meds to no avail.  she has told me that she cant take being like this much longer..  she has very bad anxiety..what can we do.
Cancel
3 Answers
Page 1 of 1
675718 tn?1449992146
what meds have you tried? does she have a doctor?
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Comment
Post Comment
Avatar universal
Hi...go to the site below and read up on this condition.  Your daughter needs to be seen by a Neurologist if she hasn't already.  There are medications to control tremors and body jerks, but determining the cause is imperative.  I can understand her anxiety having to live like this, but I feel with a more in depth examination by a Neurologist will show what is happening and why and she can get treatment.  I feel so bad for her, but there has to be an answer for her condition, don't give up on this.  Let her doctor know what she is thinking about and see what can be done until you get the correct diagnosis.  Wishing you and your daughter all the best, nothing is worse than seeing our child suffer.



http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/myoclonus/detail_myoclonus.htm
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Comment
Post Comment
Avatar universal
Has she been tested for Epilepsy?  There are so many forms and I would think her doctor would want to look at this as an option as well.
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Comment
Post Comment
Your Answer
Avatar universal
Answer
Do you know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
Answer
Post Answer
A
A
Recent Activity
Avatar universal
Blank
Avatar universal
Blank
Weeroy commented on These are some Tramad...
6 hrs ago
406584 tn?1399591666
Blank
10356 commented on stilltrying1965's status
Dec 01
Blank
Anxiety Tracker
Track Anxiety Symptoms
Start Tracking Now
Top Anxiety Answerers
Avatar universal
Blank
Arlington, VA
Avatar universal
Blank
MI
675718 tn?1449992146
Blank
El Paso, TX
Avatar universal
Blank
973741 tn?1342346373
Blank
1530171 tn?1448133193
Blank
London, ON
Anxiety Community Resources