Head tremor - these are rhythmic oscillations or shaking of the head of an involuntary nature. Such twitching manifests itself in the form of trembling or sweeping vibrational swaying. They are directed back and forth or side to side. This type of tremor occurs at any age, even in infants. Head tremor is physiological (benign) and pathological.
Benign head tremor is characterized by involuntary fluctuations at rest, in the process of vigorous activity or due to severe stress. It is inherent in: episodic seizures, the presence of long periods of remission and the absence of increased manifestations.
With physiological tremor of the head, a person often does not even feel its manifestation.
Pathological tremor of the head occurs due to a number of ailments. It does not cause pain, but causes considerable discomfort when performing daily simple functions.