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Hand Shakes When Holding Something
My hand tends to shake while I'm holding something out, like to a person. Even if I hand a paper my hand shakes should I be worry if I'm 19?
Familial tremor?: If this is coming on at your age, chances are you are among the 1% of humankind with benign familial tremor. Next time you're with your physician, have it checked. The treatment (propranolol is one option) may be more annoying than the non-disease itself. There are other possibilities as well, if it's disabling a neurology consult may be in order. ...Read more
My right hand tends 2 shake quiet a bit;i can hold it out & it just constantly shakes; really bad when holding something;what could be wrong? I'm 31.
Essential tremor: At your age, this is likely essential tremor. Et occurs with use, such as handwriting, holding a cup, or using a spoon. Parkinsons tremor tends to occur at rest, and is associated with other symptoms. It is rare in someone your age. See your physician - there are simple treatment for et. ...Read more
Is there a reason why my legs shakes sometimes when I walk down stairs? I've also noticed that I have a slight shaking in my hand when holding a spoon
See your doctor: It is not possible to diagnose anything on this basis, benign essential tremor, Parkinson's disease and simple fatigue are some of the possibilities. ...Read more
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
I'm 18 and my hands sometimes shakes on its own. But that happens one in blue moon. What can cause it?
When you have hand in the air is it suppose to stay perfectly still? Because mine doesn't it shakes a little.
Interesting: Not everyone has a "dead calm, steady" hand. (hope we as surgeons do!) your pulse, especially if raised by exercise, excitement, fear or medications can cause your normally steady hand to "shake". If it appears to be a tremor--that is, not related to your heart rate, please see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
I'm 22 and im getting really bad shakes normally hands but can be most of my body when nervous its very embarassing and I don't know what to do!
Deep slow breath: Avoiding all triggers such as caffeinated drinks and foods (coffee, tea, energy drinks) may help. Biofeedback may also help. There is no single solution. If interferes with social activities despite non-medicinal treatments, a low dose beta blocker medication may be tried. Would check labs too, thyroid etc. ...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
Hello. I'm 18 years old and my hand keeps shaking everytime I lift something heavy like carrying my baby sisster for some time and my hand shakes? Help
Hand shaking: If you do not exercise regularly, lifting a heavy object can lead to shaking of that arm. However, if you are physically active then that is not normal and warrants evaluation ...Read more
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My left thumb shakes after I make like a thumbs up like win it wants to go to an relax it shakes funny should I be worried? I'm left handed
Congested nose huh: Some meds for nasal decongestion will make you hyper and shake. If you are getting too much thyroid meds, may also be the reason. Blood test will determine if that is the cause. Your headache maybe related to sinuses or blood pressure. Sure would be nice to know that your blood pressure isn't high! Seek evaluation. ...Read more
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?
Combining toxins. ..: Combining the toxic effects of alcohol and nicotine on one's brain and other parts of his body can cause noticeable problems. When symptoms show up, it's time to return to the doctor to work out a plan to stop taking in the toxins. The doctor can also check to see if there is an underlying disease that is causing the shaking, with the alcohol and nicotine exaggerating the underlying disorder. ...Read more
There are many reasons for a person to have hand tremors. Some are inherited, some are due to medications, and some are from fatigue and muscle soreness as well as other causes.
A neurologist should be able to help you sort through all the possibilities and eliminate problems. If you are lucky enough to have a neurologist specializing in movement disorders, that's best. ...Read more
I am have esansial termuse. My hand shakes Wien I do some thing like left. Up a glass. What I want to do.
Essential tremor!: First, make sure that that is the cause of your tremor with a thorough evaluation. Then, your doc may prescribe meds that can help with this. Get checked! Essential tremor is more likely, if it runs in your family, but other diseases that are serious and cause tremor, also run in families. So be sure you find out the cause. Caffeine, stress, fatigue, overexertion will make tremor worse. ...Read more
I was carrying a really heavy bag for about 40 minutes and now my hand shakes when I pick up my cup. Is this bad?
No: Muscle fatigue most likely, give you hand some rest, shaking should go away. ...Read more
I m having issue in hands too much deodorants in all year which shakes my confidence also in my feets help me plz?
Please clarify: Your question does not make sense. Please clarify what you want to know. ...Read more
Can u tell me why my body shakes all the time like my hands when I get up from a chair body starts to shake before I can walk can stress do this?
Not due to stress: Your symptoms sound more like a neurologic problem. There are a number of possibilities including something benign or perhaps a parkinson-like condition. See your primary care doctor or a neurologist. ...Read more
Today I noticed my left arm/hand shakes/vibrated when I grip or hold something. I'm only 22 and noticed it today. No chance it's serious right?
My right hand often shakes or trembles. Sometimes I can make it stop if I concentrate only on that for awhile. Is something wrong or am I crazy?
No, not crazy: It is not a problem in your hand. But more likely something more general like "essential tremor" (not progressive or due to underlying disease), Parkinson's (usually at rest). Also anxiety and drug side affects can cause it. Treatment depends upon correct diagnosis for which you should see a neurologist. ...Read more
Idiopathic tremor: If it shakes when he tries to do something think about intention tremor. Also some meds can cause a tremor as well. If it is an intention tremor have him see a hand surgeon or a neurologist as I have found low dose Propranolol quite helpful. In fact, I treated my dad's tremor successfully with it. Hope this helps :). ...Read more
My right hand shakes, I mean I can put my two hands in the air and the right one keeps shaking and I don't think that this is normal, should I worry?
I'm only 16, when I stand my leg shakes and it also happens when im sitting sometimes. My hands also shake a lot, what's wrong with me? Should I go get
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