Post COVID: Anyone experiencing internal vibrations?

Posted by sharho @sharho, Jul 7 8:09am

I have had long covid for over two years and a symptom began sporadically during the initial seven weeks that has worsened since a second covid experience. It began as a “flutter” in my chest upon waking, lasting 5 seconds or so. It is not painful just a new sensation I have never experienced. After getting covid again in February 2022, the internal vibrations have become full body and go on for forty seconds. It is always upon waking or falling asleep temporarily during meditation and waking again. Long Covid retired me from my profession and I am not under any stress. I had a recent cardiac incident (also due to long Covid) and wore a Holter monitor. I triggered it whilst having an IV incident: definitely not cardiac induced. Has anyone else experienced IV like this?

Interested in more discussions like this? Go to the Post-COVID Recovery & COVID-19 group.

Welcome @sharho. Because your symptoms appear to be related to long COVID, I moved your post to the Post-COVID Recovery support group here: https://connect.mayoclinic.org/group/post-covid-recovery-covid-19/

Fellow members like @vash @vonpinnon @robinholly @aae @pattykakes have all mentioned dealing with internal vibrations in this related discussion:

– Anyone Found Help/Explanation for Long Covid Neurological Symptoms https://connect.mayoclinic.org/discussion/long-covid-neurological-symptoms/

They may have some experiences and tips to share with you.
@sharho, I find it curious that you get these vibrations when you are in presumably relaxed states, like falling asleep, upon waking or while meditating. I'd like to think this is part of the healing process (not a medical opinion). Do you have other neurological symptoms?

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Hello
Yes I have the same internal vibrations that are upon rest periods if I wake from sleep
It lasts about a minute not painful but odd
I also have long Covid and had to wear a monitor after my first infection Aug 2021 the irregular heart beats started Oct 22 and was a monitor as was told I had sinus tachycardia subsided feb 22 but then after contracting reinvention may 22 I just started having irregular heart beats again
Anything you are doing or taking for inflammation I’m
Hoping this subsides soon
I’m also having anxiety from long haul symptoms
Trying to meditate and stay grounded
Best wishes

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I have long Vaccine injury – almost 8 months – never covid (I was tested) – but the Covid booster sent my thyroid into shock and my immune system into over drive. I have (had) many of the same long covid symptoms including the internal vibration – and one can only understand that feeling if you have had it – it's bizarre and unsettling. I too wake up with a 'buzz' and when I lay down to sleep I have to do 'calming' things to settle myself. I had horrible blood pressure spiking for 7 months, finally able to wean off the beta blockers. After having so many Western doctors think I was nuts, I've turned to alternative approaches – reiki and meditation and starting with a new person next week who helps you work with your own autonomic nervous system. The vibration and tinnitus are pretty much my remaining symptoms – the hardest to get rid of. Anything that distracts the ANS is helpful – tapping, pressure points, ice pack, etc.

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I have had the internal vibration symptom on and off for years, before having Long Covid. It happens when I’m exhausted and running on stress hormones like cortisol and adrenaline. When I wake up with the vibrations, I know I am too tired out and need to get extra rest to calm and restore my nervous system. I use a supplement called Cortisol Manager, and also magnesium, to help manage stress.

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I have internal and out ternal tremors and have had them since iI got COVID, I started in the hospital, they were so bad I shook uncontrolable for months. They now hit me every day, and I never know when. It has caused me not to be unable to drive any longer. Its beena year and a half now.

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For many years I have typically had what I term as ‘internal vibrations’ following times when I have been very ill. Mine are not associated with waking or sleep states but can be anytime during the day and tend to be episodic lasting for a couple of hours or more.

I do have Adrenal Insufficiency (congenital) and whether this underpins their occurrence following illness I am not sure. Two particularly memorable times of these internal vibrations happening were, following an episode of Ascending Cholangitis when I was very ill but also when I had many varied symptoms associated with post viral syndrome, otherwise known as ME (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/CFS) which is akin to ‘Long Covid’ – also a post viral event.

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@arubnitz

I have long Vaccine injury – almost 8 months – never covid (I was tested) – but the Covid booster sent my thyroid into shock and my immune system into over drive. I have (had) many of the same long covid symptoms including the internal vibration – and one can only understand that feeling if you have had it – it's bizarre and unsettling. I too wake up with a 'buzz' and when I lay down to sleep I have to do 'calming' things to settle myself. I had horrible blood pressure spiking for 7 months, finally able to wean off the beta blockers. After having so many Western doctors think I was nuts, I've turned to alternative approaches – reiki and meditation and starting with a new person next week who helps you work with your own autonomic nervous system. The vibration and tinnitus are pretty much my remaining symptoms – the hardest to get rid of. Anything that distracts the ANS is helpful – tapping, pressure points, ice pack, etc.

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Thank you for sharing

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YES, I have experienced this from day 1 (April 2021 til now)!!!!
This reminds me of the feeling I get when I have a limb "fall asleep", that tingling feeling starts in an area then minutes later it's my whole body. This has happened to me while I have been sleep and awake. Once the tingling/ vibration starts, its as though I am floating within my body. This was scary especially at first. Should I request to see a specialist or have some blood work done?
Thanks inadvance for any "suggestions" that my have helped anyone. I am grateful to know that others are experiencing these issues.

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Hi anyone has internal vibration and internal tremors after covid?
Mine began under my feet and spread into my whole body incl my head.
Feels like electricity buzzing, humming inside and someone is violently pushing and pulling me inside. Been 2yrs now with no help.

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@vash

Hi anyone has internal vibration and internal tremors after covid?
Mine began under my feet and spread into my whole body incl my head.
Feels like electricity buzzing, humming inside and someone is violently pushing and pulling me inside. Been 2yrs now with no help.

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Hi @vash – because your question relates to long COVID, I've moved it to this ongoing discussion started by @sharho:
-Post COVID: Anyone experiencing internal vibrations?
https://connect.mayoclinic.org/discussion/internalvi-ratio-upon-waking
You may find some additional support from members like @vonpinnon, @rwinney, and @robinholly in this discussion about COVID neurological symptoms:
-Anyone Found Help/Explanation for Long Covid Neurological Symptoms?
https://connect.mayoclinic.org/discussion/long-covid-neurological-symptoms/
Have you been able to speak with a care provider about your symptoms, or to get a referral for a neurological consult?

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@vash

Hi anyone has internal vibration and internal tremors after covid?
Mine began under my feet and spread into my whole body incl my head.
Feels like electricity buzzing, humming inside and someone is violently pushing and pulling me inside. Been 2yrs now with no help.

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I have tremors but only when I am lying down. They have moved from just the lower part of my body to the upper part now and are stronger. I have seen every type of doc but a neurologist. When does this end?

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@frking

I have tremors but only when I am lying down. They have moved from just the lower part of my body to the upper part now and are stronger. I have seen every type of doc but a neurologist. When does this end?

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@frking Hi there. How annoying that must be. Do they continue in your lower body in addition to the upper, or have they traded off? How long have you been experiencing tremors?

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