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Dr. Thomas Namey
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Shaking Hands Or Tremor (Overview)

Shaky hands is a symptom in a person's hand or hands has a tremor (shakiness or small back and forth movements). Shakiness can be present at rest, all the time, or only when the person is trying to use his hands. Causes include, brain problems, nerve problems, muscle problems, medicine effects, drug abuse, etc.


Dr. Thomas Namey
36 doctors shared insights

Shaking Hands Or Tremor (Overview)

Shaky hands is a symptom in a person's hand or hands has a tremor (shakiness or small back and forth movements). Shakiness can be present at rest, all the time, or only when the person is trying to use his hands. Causes include, brain problems, nerve problems, muscle problems, medicine effects, drug abuse, etc.


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I am experiencing shaking hands or tremor and trembling. The following also describes me: Memory problems. What should I do?

I am experiencing  shaking hands or tremor and trembling. The following also describes me: Memory problems. What should I do?

Shaking & Memory: There are multiple causes for both of the symptoms you mention and it is very important to find out what is happening. Please see your doctor. Sometimes tremors are from unknown causes as we get older. Memory issues may be from fatigue or anxiety. Getting a good diagnosis will let you know how to deal w/this; Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I am experiencing shaking hands or tremor.Ive had post concussion syndrome for 3 yrs.not stressed, and don't drink.What could be causing this?Thanks!

Various things: A number of conditions can cause tremor in a young person. Some are benign, others are not. Your post is just the beginning of the diagnostic process, not the end. You need to see a live doctor in a brick-and-mortar office so that your doctor can take a comprehensive history and actually look at your tremor. That's ALWAYS the first step. ...Read more

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I am experiencing shaking hands or tremor, skin turning blue, double vision (quality: with both eyes open) , difficulty breathing?

I am experiencing  shaking hands or tremor, skin turning blue, double vision (quality: with both eyes open) , difficulty breathing?

See Internist: Your symptoms involve multiple systems and can be due to many things, from hyperthyroid Graves Disease to anxiety. Please see your family doctor or Internist for more personalized care. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I am experiencing shaking hands or tremor, lightheadedness (worsened by: prolonged standing) and leg tingling. & can hear my own heart beat ?

I am experiencing  shaking hands or tremor, lightheadedness (worsened by: prolonged standing)  and leg tingling. & can hear my own heart beat 
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Anxiety symptoms: My first guess is that you are anxious. And you are breathing fast during the spells which makes you blow off CO2 and can lead to the symptoms you describe especially the tingling. Try rebreathing into a paper bag so CO2 returns to normal for a few minutes. If this helps bingo. Discuss with your Dr. ...Read more

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I am experiencing chills, leg weakness, shaking hands or tremor, clammy hands, shortness of breath (time frame: gradual onset) (worsened by: psych...

I am experiencing  chills, leg weakness, shaking hands or tremor, clammy hands, shortness of breath (time frame: gradual onset) (worsened by: psych...

Go to the ER: I highly recommend you get immediate medical attention for this symptoms. It seems you have mentioned psych meds? (in the title) and you may be having a very severe and potentially dangerous reaction! Please seek urgent care. Be well. ...Read more

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I am experiencing shaking hands or tremor, feeling anxious (worsened by: psychological stress) and numbness or tingling (worsened by: when it is ...

I am experiencing  shaking hands or tremor, feeling anxious (worsened by: psychological stress)  and numbness or tingling (worsened by: when it is ...

Anxiety: You are describing anxiety/panic attack symptoms. I assume you are not using any illegal drugs like cocaine which can give you those symptoms. Prescription drugs can have similar side effects so if you have started any new drugs talk to your physician. You do need a good history and physical exam and some lab testing including thyroid levels. Further specialists such as a neurologist may be needed ...Read more

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I am experiencing nausea (severity: severe) , headache (occurred: 1 - 3 hours) (quality: dull or aching sensation, sensation of pressure or fullness) (side: front, left, right) (severity: moderate) (time frame: suddenly) , shaking hands or tremor, hot fl

I am experiencing  nausea (severity: severe) , headache (occurred: 1 - 3 hours) (quality: dull or aching sensation, sensation of pressure or fullness) (side: front, left, right) (severity: moderate) (time frame: suddenly) , shaking hands or tremor, hot fl

Please see your dr: Headaches are a very difficult symptom. Causes for headaches can be caused by many things. Poor eyesight, fever from something else, dehydration, sinusitis, cervical spine and shoulder spasm, high or low blood sugars, toothache, earache, trigeminal neuralgia, space occupying lesion etc. ...Read more

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I am experiencing feeling anxious (worsened by: psychological stress) , rapid heart rate (worsened by: psychological stress) , shaking hands or tremor, difficulty concentrating, agitation (severity: moderate) , loss of temper, emotional problems (quality

I am experiencing  feeling anxious (worsened by: psychological stress) , rapid heart rate (worsened by: psychological stress) , shaking hands or tremor, difficulty concentrating, agitation (severity: moderate) , loss of temper, emotional problems (quality

First, see a doc!: Before any mental health diagnosis can be made, we must be sure that there is no physical cause. Be sure to see your regular doctor to be sure you don't have a thyroid problem, or a heart problem, or something else causing your symptoms. When all physical problems have been addressed, or you are found to have none, and if you still have symptoms, then you can see a mental health professional ...Read more

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I am experiencing high blood pressure (hypertension), rapid heart rate, shaking hands or tremor and headache (better by: rest, nsaids (ibuprofen, ...

I am experiencing  high blood pressure (hypertension), rapid heart rate, shaking hands or tremor and headache (better by: rest, nsaids (ibuprofen, ...

Unsure cause of HTN: If someone has high blood pressure it can be caused by many thing - stress, medications, caffeine, thyroid issues are some of the causes. Headaches can cause pain which can cause BP to rise, or BP can cause headaches. If some is having these symptoms it would be best to go to the doctor to get evaluated. ...Read more

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I am experiencing facial pain or pressure, shaking hands or tremor, sinus pain, lightheadedness (worsened by: dehydration (fluid loss)) , red or bloodshot eyes (side: both eyes) , eye pain (quality: sore or burning) (side: left, right) , difficulty sleep

I am experiencing  facial pain or pressure, shaking hands or tremor, sinus pain, lightheadedness (worsened by: dehydration (fluid loss)) , red or bloodshot eyes (side: both eyes) , eye pain (quality: sore or burning) (side: left, right) , difficulty sleep

Tension/Anxiety: You seem to have many signs and symptoms of stress.You need to practice relaxation which will require you to cut down on the pace/rat race which generates stress.
Getting adequate sleep, early morning exercise(even a short 10-15 minute walk in your neighborhood will help).
When you feel stressed take time out and take slow, deep breaths up to a count of 10.
Let me know how it all affects you. ...Read more

Shaking (Definition)

Shaking is a symptom in which a person has tremors (shakiness or small back and forth movements) in part or all of his body. Shaking can be due to cold body temperatures, rising fever (such as with infections), neurological problems, medicine ...Read more


Dr. Jeffrey Weyeneth
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Trembling (Definition)

Trembling = visible muscle tremor which may be associated with a ...Read more