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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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Dr. Lynne Weixel
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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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How can I treat hand tremors?

How can I treat hand tremors?

See a Neurologist: Most hand tremors are a benign intention tremor that has no specific treatment but there are other causes of tremors that can be treated. See a neurologist for a full evaluation. ...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?

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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How can I calm or stop hand tremors?

There are meds: See your doctor to evaluate the cause of the tremors and then prescribe the appropriate medication to help. You may need to have your thyroid checked. Avoid any stimulant beverages. ...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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Can hand tremors be cured with exercise?

Can hand tremors be cured with exercise?

not probable: If there is a known cause of tremors and that cause is treatable only then tremors can either be controlled or cured. Exercise has no role in tremors. ...Read more

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What are the ways to reduce hand tremors?

Hand Tremors: You need to see your doctor to first find the cause of the hand tremors, than he/she can tell you what treatment you need hand tremors can be due to many different conditions. ...Read more

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Your views about tremical for hand tremor?

Your views about tremical for hand tremor?

Different Options: There are many reasons for hand tremors and the therapy should be tailored to what is causing the tremor. For example, if you are on thyroid medication and are getting a bit too much, then the dose should be adjusted. On the other hand, if you're drinking too many caffeinated beverages every day then reducing may be a good option. Tremors of Parkinson's or essential tremors can respond to meds. ...Read more

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Can you advise for really bad hand tremors?

Evaluation: I would recommend seeing a doctor to get a diagnosis as to what is causing the tremors. In the meantime, avoid any stimulant medications or drinks. ...Read more

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Is there a way to cure really bad hand tremors?

Is there a way to cure really bad hand tremors?

Control: If your tremors are due to a medication or hyperthyroidism, this can be reversed fully. If instead you have essential familial tremor, or parkinson's, or a cerebellar tremor, these need specific meds, which will be of definitive value. Most neurologists should be helpful. ...Read more

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What are potential reasons for my hand tremors?

What are potential reasons for my hand tremors?

Tremor: Most tremor is benign, not harmful but talk to your pcp as there are many different types of tremor. Carpal tunnel an other isolated peripheral nerve issues are not typically the cause of tremor but may co exist with it. Diet, medications, neurolgical issues, endocrine or hormonal imbalance. The list is so long that one really needs to sit down with a pcp to investigate ...Read more

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I need help please, is a hand tremor a big deal?

Not necessarily: Sometimes a tremor can represent an exaggerated physiologic tremor but should be evaluated in full. Questions you can anticipate include whether one or both hands are involved, is it present at rest, with maintenance of posture, or with intention. Are there other body parts involved? Is there a family history? Any new meds? Alcohol consumption? I hope this helps. Happy holidays. ...Read more

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Please tell me what can I do about a hand tremor?

See a neurologist: Investigate the cause of tremors first and then treatment can be possible. 2 major causes of tremors are essential and parkinsonian and many less common causes are known. Many drugs and anxiety are also causes of tremors. ...Read more

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How to cure my hand tremor? Or how to lessen it?

Depends: Hand tremors can be due to a variety of causes, most of them not serious. Reduction in stimulants (coffee) may help or additional medications such as beta blockers can help with some types. To determine what type of tremor it is you should see your local neurologist. ...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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I'm curious as to what can you do for hand tremors?

I'm curious as to what can you do for hand tremors?

Most hand tremors: Are "idiopathic" meaning they have no apparent cause. However a hand tremor cam be a symptom of another medical issue. Even many things that are mild and not severe but rather than run through a long list of harmless and not so harmless things , best see your medical provider. ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me what can I do about a hand tremor?

Seek a neurologist: First you have to see if it is worse at rest, with posture holding or with doing something. There are different types of tremors best diagnosed with a neurological exam and seeing a neurologist especially with special interest in movement disorders. ...Read more

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Please help! I have hand tremors and need some help!?

Please help! I have hand tremors and need some help!?

Most hand tremors: Are "idiopathic" meaning they have no apparent cause. However a hand tremor cam be a symptom of another medical issue. Even many things that are mild and not severe but rather than run through a long list of harmless and not so harmless things , best see your medical provider. ...Read more

Dr. Prem Gupta
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Tremor (Definition)

Tremor = involuntary ...Read more