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What causes core body tremor?

What causes core body tremor?

Muscle activity: Muscle contractions and relaxations, on a very small scale, can feel like vibrations and tremors. Nerves, nerve signals, neurotransmitter chemicals, adrenalin, hormones, medications, etc... May plan a role in making muscles go into tremors or vibrations. ...Read more

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Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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Shaking Hands Or Tremor (Definition)

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. ...Read more


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What causes intention and action tremors?

What causes intention and action tremors?

Tremor cause: Please see: http://www.Ninds.Nih.Gov/disorders/tremor/detail_tremor.Htm there are many causes of intention tremors, ranging from drug side effects s to toxins like mercury and others, , to strokes, and metabolic conditions like thyroid conditions, and some inherited forms as well. There are treatments, but first you should discuss them with your doctor or a neurologist.. ...Read more

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What are the causes of tremors when you have a stroke?

What are the causes of tremors when you have a stroke?

Lesions sites: Two potential mechanisms for tremor after stroke: 1. Region of brain affected, i.e. An injury to the basal ganglia may cause tremor to the same extent that its impairment leads to idiopathic parkinson's disease; a cerebellar lesion from a stroke could also lead to a tremor that arises on certain movement, so-called intention tremor. 2. Weakness of muscle groups from a stroke could cause tremor. ...Read more

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Can a low zinc level cause body tremors/shakiness?

Can a low zinc level cause body tremors/shakiness?

Zinc level: I would look for other causes such as an overactive thyroid, anxiety, calcium or magnesium deficiencies,toxic substances,withdrawal from certain medications or other substances. Your physician should evaluate you and he/she will order the appropriate tests and, if deemed advisable, refer you to the proper specialists. ...Read more

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What could cause episodes of tremors/shaking/weakness?

What could cause episodes of tremors/shaking/weakness?

Broad differential: Your question entails a discussion of episodic neurology. In general this represents either seizures, migraine, or metabolic disturbance. Your reported symptoms are too vague to be able to give an answer on this site. I recommend you see your neurologist for further answers ...Read more

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What causes resting, action and essential tremors? For me to have all 3. I am taking primadone now and it is not helping.

What causes resting, action and essential tremors?  For me to have all 3.  I am taking primadone now and it is not helping.

Nobody: Knows what causes this potentially debilitating condition. The drug you take is among the many that r used for the condition. I am convinced that parkinson's ms and thyrotoxicosis were eliminated. You should have a second opinion, possibly check with a univ. Based neurology group even consider mayo clinic. Was dbs (deep brain stimulation) discussed with you as a last resort? Look up the net! ...Read more

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Why do shudder attacks happen? If a infant gets it will they have tremors too? If a 10month old gets it will it go away? Or cause life long issues?

Why do shudder attacks happen? If a infant gets it will they have tremors too? If a 10month old gets it will it go away? Or cause life long issues?

Benign: Shudder attacks are benign and mean nothing. They usually disappear spontaneously in a few years. There is no life long issues and they do not turn into seizures. See your Pediatrician, if the diagnosis is confirmed, you have nothing to worry about. It will get better by itself. ...Read more

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Nurse told me they had to give me medicine for tremors when they put me to sleep for surgery.What could have caused the tremors? Is this a concern?

Nurse told me they had to give me medicine for tremors when they put me to sleep for surgery.What could have caused the tremors? Is this a concern?

Ask many questions: I would ask many questions, especially insisting on talking to the dr. Possibly see if you can talk to a nurse supervisor too. ...Read more

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So the other day i went hiking and at the end of the hike i started shaking in complete body tremors for about an hour and i couldnt figure the cause?

So the other day i went hiking and at the end of the hike i started shaking in complete body tremors for about an hour and i couldnt figure the cause?

Heat cramps fatigue: Most likely you had a heat illness called heat exhaustion. Please google heat illness and get back with me if questions. I am an expert in heat illness. Always be certain you drink enough when you exercise in the heat. What was the temperature during the hike? ...Read more

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What causes hand tremors?

What causes hand tremors?

Many: To mention few, parkinsonism, essential tremors, days tonic tremors, toxic tremors, psychogenic tremors etc etc. ...Read more

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What causes hand tremors in teenagers?

Stress? : Tiredness, lack of sleep , stress, alcohol, etc are the commonest causes, but benign essential tremor can occur at any age and it is often familial. ...Read more

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What are the causes for body tremors?

Many possibilities: Tremors can be neurological, hormonal, or anxiety driven. A full assessment with a primary care physician is needed. The doctor needs to evaluate the type of tremor, when it happens, what parts of the body are affected, and if there are any other symptoms of movement disorders. ...Read more

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What can cause uncontrollable neck tremors?

What can cause uncontrollable neck tremors?

Generic answer: Most common are heredofamilial essential tremors, but medications can do this, cerebellar disorders also, spasmodic torticollis, even tardive dyskinesias. ...Read more

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Grandma has drug-induced tremors? Which drugs cause it?

Too many to name: Are you sure they are drug induced tremors and not just some associated with advanced age? If you would like to submit the names of the drugs, we could then look to see if any are prone to cause tremors. Also, a movement disorder specialized neurologist would be very helpful in this case. ...Read more

Dr. Prem Gupta
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Tremor (Definition)

Tremor = involuntary ...Read more