I am just sitting, and suddenly I drop whatever is in my hand, and my head goes down. I do this several times a day. What is wrong with me? I take nine different drugs, but I have been on all for a long time; this just started three months ago.
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What is more, it seems to get worse gradually, so we are talking about a neurological condition that makes your hand and head drop several times a day. The most likely conditions which can cause this kind of symptoms are some not so common forms of epilepsy or narcolepsy with cataplexy. This means you have to see a neurologist. But do not be afraid; this is nothing I neurologist cannot treat this. I wish you strength and that you get all the medical attention you need.
Sudden loss of control over head and hands.Investigations to be done:
*MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) brain.
*Transcranial sonography of the substantia nigra.
*Comprehensive laboratory tests.
*Evaluation of all medications taken.
Other neurological disorders.
Side-effects of medications taken.
Narcolepsy with cataplexy.Treatment plan:
See a neurologist.Regarding follow up:
Once in a month.
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