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268 Possible Causes for Dizziness, Head Jerking

  • Meniere's Disease

    This prospective study showed that MIVN improved dizziness and anxiety in these patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] movements of the eyes elicited by certain head movements in persons with abnormal inner-ear function).[britannica.com] Ménière disease usually has four main symptoms: Hearing loss that changes Pressure in the ear Ringing or roaring in the affected ear, called tinnitus Vertigo, or dizziness[medlineplus.gov]

  • Whiplash Injury

    Vertigo and dizziness are also reported in 25-50% of the cases.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The head's jerking action pulls muscles and ligaments beyond their typical range of motion, causing fibers to tear.[livescience.com] […] to abruptly jerk forwards, backwards, or sideways.[etehadlaw.com]

  • Syncope

    They could present with the following: Dizziness (vertigo) or lightheadedness Weakness Loss of consciousness Tunnel vision Pale or sweaty skin Decreased or weak pulse How[ksi.uconn.edu] Presyncope should be evaluated as being an identical entity to true syncope Suggestive of epilepsy a bitten tongue head-turning to 1 side during TLoC no memory of abnormal[emed.ie] We report a 55-year-old woman with systemic lupus erythematosus, who later developed episodes of syncope and dizziness along with diaphoresis and palpitations.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Transient Ischemic Attack

    […] of dizziness (there’s always one that predominates): Syncope / pre‐syncope: feeling of passing out Vertigo: hallucination of rotation or linear movement; spinning Disequilibrium[emergencymedicinecases.com] Muscles may jerk quickly or slowly, and jerking may be rhythmic or not.[merck.com] […] include Numbness or weakness, especially on one side of the body Confusion or trouble speaking or understanding speech Trouble seeing in one or both eyes Difficulty walking Dizziness[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Vestibular Neuronitis

    Vestibular neuronitis (VN) is a disorder of a part of the brain (called vestibular system) which results in a sudden, intensive episode of vertigo, (a type of dizziness in[symptoma.com] Most people describe this unpleasant feeling as "dizziness," although people often also use the word "dizzy" for other sensations, such as being light-headed.[msdmanuals.com] In 50% of the cases, vertigo subsided by the end of the 3-month period, but 6 subjects suffered from an intractable dizzy sensation for over 1 year.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

    The most commonly reported ADRs were lethargy and drowsiness, dizziness, vertigo and ataxia, and blurred vision and diplopia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] During these seizures the infant may drop their head, jerk an arm, bend at the waist and/or cry out.[ninds.nih.gov] Seizures starting in this area can cause sensory disturbances, such as heat, numbness or electrical sensations, weakness, dizziness, hallucinations, distortions of space and[hopkinsmedicine.org]

  • Epilepsy

    These 'peaks' may be associated with side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness and lack of coordination.[doi.org] , or twitching of the upper body Nodding of the head What is Epilepsy?[healthychildren.org] You may need to wear protective gear for your head.[verywell.com]

  • Focal Onset Impaired Awareness Seizure

    The patient's memory function markedly improved during 10 months' follow-up with antiepileptic treatment, although he described brief attacks of dizziness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Adam says: ’My attacks consisted of head jerking, arms and legs flaying, my hands and feet contorting so much that they hurt, losing control of my legs, I also used to go[nonepilepticattacks.info] The most common side effects of SABRIL in adults include: problems walking or feeling uncoordinated, feeling dizzy, shaking (tremor), joint pain, memory problems and not thinking[sabril.net]

  • Absence Seizure

    , nausea, vomiting, tremor, hair loss, weight gain, depression in adults, irritability in children, bone thinning and swelling of the ankles Lamotrigine (lamictal): Dizziness[northwell.edu] Some children with CAE may also develop other seizure types such as myoclonic seizures (sudden, brief jerks of the head, limbs or body).[epilepsy.org.uk] Adverse effects related to nervous system were the most common (reported by 5% or more of participants): asthenia; headache; dizziness and hyperkinesia.[doi.org]

  • Cerebellar Infarction

    Each patient completed a standardised dizziness questionnaire and underwent neurotological evaluations.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Truncal tremor may be evident - constant jerking of the trunk and head. Limb ataxia Lesions of the cerebellar hemisphere cause ipsilateral signs.[patient.info] KEYWORDS: Ataxia; Cerebellar infarction; Cerebellar stroke; Posterior circulation stroke; Vertigo[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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