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Dr. Thomas Fiala
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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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Pain in neck. Mycolic jerks balance problems muscle rigity and strength more sweating in armpit tremor in hand. Pain in neck is bad. Had images done.?

Pain in neck. Mycolic jerks balance problems muscle rigity and strength more sweating in armpit tremor in hand. Pain in neck is bad. Had images done.?

Neck pain: These symptoms you describe are worrisome for spinal cord compression. You need to be evaluated by an orthopedic spine surgeon, complete with cervical spine x-rays and MRI. ...Read more

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Hand tremors, weakness, vision problems, fatigue, mood swings/depressed mood, stressed, dizziness, loss of balance trouble concentrating/ focusing?

Hand tremors, weakness, vision problems, fatigue, mood swings/depressed mood, stressed, dizziness, loss of balance trouble concentrating/ focusing?

You need evaluation: You need to be evaluated by a neurologist, a psychiatrist, an ophthalmologist, a gastroenterologist, and a psychologist for neuropsych testing. Yours is a very complicated case that will take a team of physicians or a very bright internist to diagnose. Please ask your general practitioner for referrals to the above specialties until a cause for all of your symptoms is identified. ...Read more

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I'm 33 years old been told I have these symptoms Micrographia rigid muscle muscle involuntary body moments slight tremor in hand poor balance and talk?

I'm 33 years old been told I have these symptoms Micrographia rigid muscle muscle involuntary body moments slight tremor in hand poor balance and talk?

Parkinsonisms: The things you've mentioned can be referred to collectively as PARKINSONISMS. Given the fact, you've listed blood & lymph cancers as current conditions I'd want to look at medications, radiation, and other interventions you've received as being possibly related. If you'd like a 1-1 consult please write me at: www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi ...Read more

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What can cause hand tremors and dizziness?

What can cause hand tremors and dizziness?

Tremors: Several things, especially medicatios that cause side effects as these mentioned, ex. Antipsychotic medications. ...Read more

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Does wellbutrin (bupropion) cause hand tremors?

Does wellbutrin (bupropion) cause hand tremors?

Yes: The hand tremors may be due to the wellbutrin, (bupropion) you may want to talk to your doctor a out having the dose or potentially changing your medications! I would discuss it with your doctor before discontinuing to determine if there are additional considerations that may stopping more of an issue. Stay safe! ...Read more

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What causes right hand tremors?

What causes right hand tremors?

Cervical spondylitis: Asymmetric symptoms in extremities, think anatomical pathology. Nerve compression syndromes--- may be at level of spine or wrist (carpel tunnel). ...Read more

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Iv been experiencing hand tremors for past 5 years and iv been treated for all posible Cns problems but to no avail. Tremors are only in hands. Why?

Iv been experiencing hand tremors for past 5 years and iv been treated for all posible Cns problems but to no avail. Tremors are only in hands. Why?

Essential tremor?: Is your tremor the same in both hands? Is it present when you hold your hands up, and absent when they are lying in your lap? That sounds like essential tremor. Most people have a small tremor. Some people respond well to medical treatments such as propranolol or primidone. Some people have a more severe tremor which responds to a device called a deep brain stimulator. Hope that helps! ...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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Which herbs cause hand tremors?

Which herbs cause hand tremors?

None?: I am not aware of any "herbs" causing a hand tremor. Unless you are taking an herbal that has a stimulant in it that may cause some tremor, I just don't know of any. So sorry! ...Read more

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What is the cause for hand tremors?

See below: 1. Essential tremors or parkinson's disease or diseases of cerebellum or certain drugs like asthma inhalers, depakote, and some others. ...Read more

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What causes hand tremors in teenagers?

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 some possible causes for my hand tremors?

What are some possible causes for my hand tremors?

Hand Tremors: Some are; essential tremors (runs in families), alcoholism, parkinson's disease, liver failure, mercury/arsinic poisoning, lithium & some antidepressants. ...Read more

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Can Zoloft (sertraline) cause bilateral hand tremors when trying to hold object still: like phone or pen? Mild shaking bilaterally when holding hands out infront

Yes, it can: In the pre-marketing clinical studies, more than 10% of people experienced tremors with zoloft (sertraline). So yes, it could be causing the problem you have. How long have you been taking it? If only for a short time (few weeks) there's still a possibility this may resolve. If going on for longer, it may not. Please discuss with your psychiatrist or other prescribing physician. ...Read more

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Is hyperbaric oxygen treatment is really an effective treatment for stroke problems such as hand tremors?

No: Some people will tell you yes, so far no proof it is being studied for strokes in general. ...Read more

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I always have severe nausea and mild hand tremors after eating an apple at a "regular" speed. Any idea what causes this?

I always have severe nausea and mild hand tremors after eating an apple at a "regular" speed. Any idea what causes this?

Who gave you apple?: So long as an old woman didn't walk out of the forest & cackle as she handed you this delicious, juicy, bright, HUGE red apple then, it's cool. Your autonomic system (mainly your vagus nerve) is being overstimulated. Slow down & notice what happens. You should see a neurologist who can help.

Wanna write to me (as a neurologist)? www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi

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Severe COPD patient, now developed hand tremors. Trouble sleeping, when does sleep not feel refreshed. Frequent headaches. Poss cause? Linked 2 copd?

Severe COPD patient, now developed hand tremors. Trouble sleeping, when does sleep not feel refreshed. Frequent headaches. Poss cause? Linked 2 copd?

Med induced: Beta agonist therapy in inhaled therapy may induce tremors. Also severity of COPD can also contribute with associated muscle loss. Sleep is unrefreshed probably by sleep apnea which is fairly common in copd. A sleep study and treatment with CPAP or bipap may help. ...Read more

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What kind of exercise can help stabilize hand tremors?

Play with clay: Molding and manipulation with the fingers may be very helpful. Playing with clay and playing the piano often calm the hands and help with muscle control. Treatment with Inderal (propranolol) has been helpful with some tremor conditions. ...Read more

Dr. Rabindra Kitchener
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Poor Balance (Definition)

Poor balance can occur with a number of conditions that cause a sense of dizziness/ movement/ spinning or lack of feeling steady even when is not in ...Read more


Dr. Jed Kwartler
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Balance Problems (Definition)

Balance problems is a symptom in which a person has trouble staying in a steady position when sitting, ...Read more