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

Antiphosopholipid syndrome is a disorder where the patient's own immune system attacks and destroys normal proteins in his blood, states Mayo Clinic This disease can cause blood clots in the body and lead to pregnancy co... More » Health Conditions & Diseases