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Hand Shake Uncontrollably
I am over 50 and have been steadily gaining weight. I stopped going to the gym a few months ago because even after a light work out my muscles would take days to recover and immediately following upper body workout my hands would shake uncontrollably and
Get checked!: Such a marked decreasing exercise tolerance is not normal. Hard to say what's going on. See your doc for a thorough history and physical examination with appropriate testing. Get checked please! The sooner you find any problem the easier it is to treat! ...Read more
My hands will uncontrollably shake randomly. This will last for hours at a time. I have been going through something that would scare most people, but I'm not afraid and it doesn't happen when that stressor is going on, its honestly random. It happens m
Sometimes we have: Delayed reactions to stress. (Post traumatic Stress Syndrome is an extreme example of this following war or other traumatic events) When the stressor is occurring, we are strong and keep it together only to fall apart later when the danger has subsided. This may be what is happening for you. Consider talking to a psychologist and process the stressful event or issues. ...Read more
My husband is on haloperidol and he's having side effects. His hands and feet shake uncontrollably and he drools. What do I do?
Why did my hand suddenly start to shake uncontrollably for an hour I felt a bit lightheaded too I'm a bit worried?
My son shakes his hands uncontrollably makes high pitch noises has problems mixing with people and has no friends what can be wrong with him?
Tremors: Are they constant or intermittent. If intermittent and you don't have any other neuro complaints like headache, visual changes, weakness, or numbness it may be an intention tremor. However, given your young age make sure you are not taking too much caffeine. Its easy to do as I have fallen into drinking several cups of coffee during the day and it definitely does it. Hope this helps :). ...Read more
My hand on my right side has episode were it shakes uncontrollably and sometime my whole body shakes and than my speech goes. What could this be?
Need to see a Dr.: You will need a physical exam and history. This could be anything from anxiety and nerves to tremors to partial seizures, which is what it sounds a little like, but unusual to remain fully aware during them. You may need imaging as well. At 18, this really could be a number of issues and it would be best to be thoroughly examined. ...Read more
Tremor: Several reasons for shaking, and your brief description may be consistent with heredofamilial essential tremor, but could possess hyperthyroidism, or medication reaction. Parkinson's and Wilson's both have specific tremors, and all of the above could be considered. A neurologist will sort out, and guide therapy decisions. ...Read more
A neurological: Evaluation should help to clarify this.Get a more detailed answer ›
Movement of the hand: Hands shake is an involuntary movement of the hands. ...Read more
Essential tremor: Essential tremor or familial tremor is defined as involuntary rhythmic and oscillatory movements not resulting from other disease or medication. It can start at any age and can be benign or sometimes progress to more serious things. It is typically treated with beta blockers or anti-convulsents. This is definitely worth seeing your doc about so that it can be treated and monitored. ...Read more
It's not uncommon.: Normal is not my choice of word, but it probably is a normal part of an anger reaction that is fairly strong. It's an indication of how integrated your feeling is. Your thinking part is mad and you physical part is in sync. For some that is rare and it can be a problem. Your response is not bad - unless it happens too often. Only you can decide how much that can be. Best! ...Read more
Hand tremble: The most common reason is "benign essential tremor". It usually happens as you get older and can worsen as you get older. There is a strong genetic disposition. It occurs most when a person is "intentionally" doing something like writing or pointing. It can be helped by medicines such as "b-blockers". Of course, always talk to your doctor about your symptoms to make a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more
Intention tremor: An intention tremor occurs when the hand is moving and stops when the hand is still. It can be caused by a variety of neurological disorders, as well as the normal aging process. See your doctor for a comprehensive evaluation. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
Essential tremor: In young individuals mild tremor of the hand, neck or lips is often seen a s a benign condition called essential tremors. Other conditions are more serious. A good history and physical exam will usually determine if further investigations are indicated. See your pcp. It can be easily treated. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, they can so observe if your doctor washes his hands but also you should practice good hygiene. Wash your hands frequently. Be cognizant of not touching your face, cuts/bruises, eyes, or mouth with your hands unless you've washed them with soap and water first. Hand gels are ok if no water but gels are an inferior method since they can't kill as many serious germs as washing. ...Read more
Shaky: Shaky handwriting can be normal, it can be a sign of tremors or other neurological disorders. ...Read more
Yes, TO SOME POINT: A 16 year's old hand would not be expected to shake when outstretched or holding a spoon to the point of being that noticeable to the ordinary person looking on...if their hands were hooked up to machine to detect fine movements then, EVERYBODY'S hand would likely show some degree of tremor but most people wouldn't detect it. So if it's noticeable then, it's probably a little too much. ...Read more
Physical shaking: When anxious is likely from too much adrenaline, which is pumped into the bloodstream when there is a perceived threat. Slow deep breathing helps, but finding out what's triggering your anxiety would be my first choice. Try a psychologist. In the meantime, go to the gym and do some sustained, vigorous exercise to burn up some of those stress hormones, and then re-approach what's causing it. ...Read more
I am experiencing a feeling of 'shaking' internally. My hands do not shake but I feel like I'm buzzing.?
Why does my hand shake a little when I hold it up parallel to the floor? Its not aggressive or violent, its just minor but still
No worries: I would not give this a second thought. Probably nothing to worry about in an18 year old ...Read more