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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. Prem Gupta
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Tremor (Definition)

A tremor is an unintentional trembling or shaking movement in a part of the body, and usually occurs in the hands. It can occur in healthy individuals, but tremors are also present in brain diseases ...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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What are the causes of senile dementia?

What are the causes of senile dementia?

3 main causes: Alzheimer's disease, lewy body dementia and vascular dementia are the top 3 causes. Death of brain cells results from the abnormal accumulation of proteins in the first 2 disorders. Vascular refers to loss of brain cells from little stroke-like events that deprive them of nutrition. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause tremor.

Can anxiety cause tremor.

Yes, anxiety can: Produce tremors, but so can other things. Please see your doc to rule out other causes like low blood sugar, neurological issues, etc. In the past you have seen a neurologist. He/she would be a good person to consult with. Hope your eyes are continuing to improve. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can low oxygen level cause tremor?

Possibly: Severe low oxygen can cause muscles to twitch but this is usually in elderly people with peripheral vascular disease or significant cardio-pulmonary disease. ...Read more

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Can a sphenoid cyst cause head tremors?

Can a sphenoid cyst cause head tremors?

No: You are probably referring to cyst in sphenoid sinuses. Such cysts are asymptomatic unless they keep growing in size and lead to compression of nearby organs. ...Read more

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Could head tremors have psychological cause?

What kind?: If by "head tremors" you mean literally a rhythmic shaking of your head, no, probably not. There is a small group of mostly benign neurological conditions that can cause this (usually easy to distinguish by the rate). Late in life, katharine hepburn suffered from one kind. If this is what you mean, ask your doctor to refer you to a neurologist. ...Read more