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A 23-year-old member asked:

My hands shake off and on all the time, should i be worried?

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Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
Dr. Anthony LaBarberaanswered
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Tremor: This maybe due to familial tremor syndrome. Which is a dominant trait in families. Check and see if anyone in your family has similar symptoms. There are medications available to help, but not control.

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A 38-year-old member asked:

I'm worried because my hands shake a lot, what do you suggest?

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Dr. Neil Liebowitz
Psychiatry 39 years experience
Essential tremor: This maybe part of an essential aka familial aka intention tremor. These are not serious but tend to run in families. They usually are seen most in hands when trying to lift things, are made worse by caffeine, stimulants and anxiety. If concerned consult a neurologist.

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Last updated Mar 24, 2014

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