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can anxiety make my hands shaky

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: Trembling, though usually bilaterally, is common in anxiety.
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Not generally: In anxiety-related tremors, the trembling is usually bilateral (on both sides). However, unilateral hand trembling could be an early sign of parkinso ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Tremors: Hereditary essential tremors, hyperthyroidism, medication reactions, parkinson's disease, wilson's disease, and problems in the cerebellar-brainstem c ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rashid Khan
32 years experience Internal Medicine
See a physician: You should consult a physician. Who can examine you and run some lab test to rule out other causes of weakness and tremors like anemia hyperthyroidis ... Read More
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Dr. Sandra Pinkham
52 years experience Holistic Medicine
Many possibilities: Low blood pressure, low blood sugar, and magnesium deficiency all cause those symptoms. Stay well hydrated, eat 6 times a day healthy unprocessed food ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Side effects: It is worthwhile being evaluated for such side effects. Proton pump inhibitors, by reducing stomach acid as effectively as they do, tend to reduce th ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Palpitation: anxiety, hyperthyroidism can be the cause of the symptoms ,although heart disease can do it also , but in a 21 y/o it is unlikely but not impossible
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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Shakiness: Although those symptoms may be explained by anxiety, its possible that its your blood pressure or heart issues (less likely). You should have it check ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Almost certainly not: Being left handed is a result of slightly different brain area functioning and connections. These can make some skills easier or more difficult and le ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Slow down: If you have anxiety - why don't you start by having that evaluated by a medical professional. Treatment options can be explored at that time.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Don't worry: It sounds like you might benefit from a bit of a psych eval and therapy. What you describe is not particularly unusual but being cocerned about it mgh ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
26 years experience Dermatology
Hyperhidrosis: Botox. Certaindri is available without a prescription and is worth trying.

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