The syndrome characterized by uncontrolled shaking of the head or other parts of the body is called essential tremors, or ET, according to WebMD. ET is a nerve disorder that may also affect the hands, arms, voice box and... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

A person with involuntary head shaking could be suffering from a condition called essential tremor. Essential tremor is a condition that involves involuntary shaking of the head and the hands. This condition can worsen i... More »

Shaking while sleeping is typically caused by the onset of anxiety, stress, night tremors and hiccups, according to Mayo Clinic. In extreme cases, shaking while sleeping could be a symptom of an underlying disease such a... More »

The primary symptoms associated with essential tremors include shaking voice, nodding head, balance issues, tremors that reduce with a rest, tremors that worsen with stress and uncontrollable shaking episodes, notes WebM... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Brain zaps are short, buzzing sensations, similar to electric shocks, that occur in the brain or head and extend to other parts of the body, according to Dr. Jean Pollack for Psychology Today. Brain zaps are a common sid... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Some treatments for uncontrollable tremors in the hands and other areas of the body include deep brain stimulation; thalamotomy; physical therapy; psychological treatments; and medications such as pramipexole, ropinirole... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Nephrotic syndrome is a kidney condition that causes the body to excrete too much protein in an individual's urine, according to Mayo Clinic. It is usually caused by damage to the small blood vessels in the kidneys that ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases