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Hands Shaking After Exercise
Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)
Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more
My hand is constantly shaking its a mild shake when I grasp something or if I just put my hand out but it gets worse after exercise or when nervous.
Essential Tremor: There are a variety of neurological conditions that could explain this problem. But, you need a thorough evaluation with a neurologist. Your family doctor should be able to advise you on this. ...Read more
I am experiencing shaking hands or tremor, dizziness (better by: rest) (worsened by: changing head position, after exercise, hot weather), vision fading of colors, difficulty breathing (quality: noisy), shortness of breath (time frame: gradual onset) (
See doctor: You have many symptoms here. You need to have them evaluated so you can have a diagnosis. Once you have a diagnosis to explain your symptoms you can get a treatment plan ...Read more
I am facing nerve problems and I get very nervous easily when in diffucult situations. When I try to hold a cup with ease my hands shaking. Please help.
These symptoms can sometimes have a hormonal cause e.g. Hyperthroidism or pheochromocytoma.
The most common neurological condition causing these symptoms is benign essential tremor. Essential tremor usually is treated very well with medication such as Inderal (propranolol) or primidone. ...Read more
Nettles: Histamine release = pain. Wash the skin with soap & water. Make a paste of baking soda and water (sticky consistency) and spread over the affected area. In a pinch you can spit on the affected area because saliva can neutralize the chemical irritants. In the woods – apply mud to the area. Curly dock can also be rubbed on the area. ...Read more
Could be: If your shortness of breath is very mild you can try stopping all caffeine and see if your symptoms resolve. If the shortness of breath is not mild you should be seen right away to make sure there is nothing more serious causing it. Nevertheless you should stop caffeine and see if you improve. If you do, please reduce consumption, or preferably stop drinking these drinks. ...Read more
I've had people ask me why are my hands shaking. I don't even notice it until someone asks why? This last time I was aggravated
Tremor: Many people have what is called 'essential tremor'. It often runs in families. It causes fine tremor of the hands when using them. There is no tremor when the hands are at rest. It can be bothersome but it's not serious. Medication can help. There are other less common causes of tremor such as hyperactive thyroid. Your doctor can rule these out. ...Read more
I have finished medical school. I have a problem with noticable hands shaking, when performing something. I'm also very anxious. Any advice?
Trremor a/w anxiety: Tremor comes in many forms. Benign essential tremor is common but the type of tremor should be diagnosed by your primary care physician or neurologist. Stimulants including caffeine can make tremor worse. Certain medications or cognitive therapies can improve both tremor and anxiety and your physician may be able to recommend a therapy. ...Read more
Not normal: Go see your doctor. There is not enough information given to tell you anything else. Either way I think you need to see your doctor. ...Read more
After reading about HPV, I have been worried about getting it via holding hands, shaking hands, hugging etc. With friends and all, Shall I be worried?
Not so much: HPV is a family of viruses. Those with the most consequence are the strains associated with sexual transmission.Although there is times when these strains will shed & contaminate various surfaces it appears the STI strains pass only with direct skin to skin contact along with a mechanical or abrasive event. These strains are also site specific, tending to live only on specific genital skin. ...Read more
Why are my hands shaking? My husband noticed that when I am holding my fork between bites at meals, that my right hand is shaking.
Essential tremor: Tremor of hands can be physiologic, meaning a normal body reaction, to stress, anxiety, exhaustion, or caffeine. Alcohol withdrawal can do that. There are medical conditions that can cause tremor, including essential tremor, hyperthyroidism, or various neurological conditions such as multiple sclerosis and Parkinson's disease. Rhythmic shaking while holding utensils are likely essential tremor. ...Read more
My 14 yo son is complaining of his hands shaking sometimes. His grandfather has hx of benign familiar tremor. Last night he was performing and sx agai?
Get Him Checked:
I suggest that you get him checked by his Pediatrician to make the right diagnosis. As you say he may have Essential Benign Tremors and get it treatd
Meanwhile avoid caffeine and stress
If symptoms are troublesome he can be put on medicine to control the tremors.
There are various choices like Beta Blockers and others ...Read more
Is there any coping mechanisms and ways to stop hand tremors (hand shaking) from anxiety when out in social gatherings? I’m not on any medication
My daughter is 14 an had a close to fainting episode at school, tingling lips, hands shaking an tingling sensations. About 5 run up an down her body.
I'm currently feeling dizziness, body swaying, head moving on its own, hands shaking, increased heartbeat. What is wrong?
I was nearly fainted 3 times & really fainted 2 times within 3 months. Sudden dizziness, sweating, vision blackout when standing. Often hands shaking.
Low blood pressure: The symptoms you describe are most likely related to low blood pressure. You may have a syndrome called orthostatic hypotension or possibly neurocardiogenic syncope. They are diagnosed and treated differently, but both share the common symptoms you described. Taking your blood pressure lying down, then standing for one minute, than after standing for 5 minutes will help to determine the cause. ...Read more
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
If your hands shaking and have acute bruising over the middle finger and is quite swollen is that bad?
Swollen finger: This needs to be looked at to rule out infection/injury. ...Read more
What do you advise if I was dumb and took 12 Benadryl (diphenhydramine) pills now my fingers won't stop shaking (hand tremors). Will this side effect go away?
Walked to shop walking back went dizzy Excessive sweating and seeing white spots hands shaking all of a sudden what could this be?
Have anxiety disorder. I've been on vyvanse for awhile recently prescribed Effexor (venlafaxine). Took it heart racing, hands shaking, arm tingles, is this normal?
Lots of muscle weakness and pain, hands shaking also notice when trying to do sit ups my back and neck area shake like crazy, any ideas? Md check?
Yes: That sounds pretty abnormal for a 21 year old. I would see a physician for evaluation. ...Read more
Chronic dizziness, out of breath, hands shaking, doctor said I have no asthma/anxiety. Help. What could this be. Also severely depressed. I'm begging.
Shaking and dizziness can be a sign of anxiety/
depression and if short of breath, this might
be an acute panic attack. Blow into a paper
bag x 20 breaths and slow your breathing down.
If that improves, the attack will resolve. If the symptoms
worsen, make an appt with a child psychiatrist thru
Health to discuss your symptoms and depression.
The suicide hotline is also a good resource to review. ...Read more
F/20.Start crying, hard to breath, heart pounding fast, red patches on chest, hands shaking. Hands&head feel like minor shocks. Any idea what it might be? Pls
I have got hand tremors and I feel headache and dizzy. Sometime I have fast heart beating and my face getting red and my whole body shaking. Help me?
My Father is experiencing fever (better by: with fluids, rest) (worsened by: dehydration (fluid loss), exercise or physical activity) (severity: moderate), shaking hands or tremor, difficulty walking and hiccups.
Needs to see physici: You need to have him see his physician - this can get more serious ...Read more
20 min after exercise, HR still at 125 and BP decreased to 68/55. lightheaded, hands tingling. I was sitting down, not changing posture. Very athletic
Exercise: With the symptoms that you have described you should have a physical evaluation. There is a condition called post-exercise anxiety which could account for your symptoms. It is concerning that your heart rate remains elevated and you feel dizzy. Have a physical evaluation and discuss this with your internist. ...Read more
I am a righty, but usually hold things with left arm to use my right hand. Now right arm more fatigue after exercise. Normal?
Could be: Often, the arm used more (dominant) can develop an "overuse syndrome" and experience some increased fatigue after use (exercise). Best wishes. ...Read more
New workout program abt 2wks. W/in a few hours after, have tremors in hands, uncontrollable, very pronounced twitching/restlessness in whole body. Lasts until I take my Ativan and (although I eat right after exercise). What could cause this?
Can be normal: Quite a few folks have this especially when they're doing conditioning. It's a sign you're working hard and you should be proud. Since you're under a physician's care, if this does not resolve as you get more conditioned, discuss whether you might have familial tremor (treated with propranolol, perhaps), a channelopathy (get electrolytes checked) or get a neurology referral. Glad you're exercising ...Read more
If I have heart disease, should I be concerned if I experience tingling hands and feet during and after exercise?
Yes: That may be a sign of vascular insufficiency, arterial blockages, or coronary spasm. You should have that evaluated by your physician. ...Read more
26/f. After exercise felt jittery, light headed, and pins and needles in hands. Ate something and felt better. Just low blood sugar or something else?
Exercise effects: Exercise causes a number of changes a lot of those are mediated by increased hormone levels also the degree of response is based how regularly exercise all effects you talk of can be due to normal response as time goes on symptoms should diminish in intensity and duration I doubt you have underlying physical issues but a good physical before engaging in exercise routine is ideal. ...Read more
28yr old female. Pins & needles in hands on a normal breath out. Pins & needles/muscle twitches throughout both legs after exercise. Otherwise healthy?
See your physician: Numbness and tingling in any extremity can be due to many reasons including sitting or standing in the same position for a long time, nerve injury, electrolyte abnormalities, vitamin deficiencies, etc. True weakness with paresthesias would be more concerning. See your physician for evaluation. You might be referred to a neurologist. Http://www. Ninds. Nih. Gov/disorders/paresthesia/paresthesia. Htm ...Read more
I'm having difficulties with severe cramping in my legs, feet and hands after exercise despite drinking plenty of water and taking potassium. What next?
Difficult problem: Muscle cramps can happen due to electrolyte imbalance from sweating due to exercise. It may be best to check your electrolytes including sodium potassium, magnesium and calcium levels. If you are taking any medications like diuretics, statins or alcohol, they can aggravate muscle cramps. You should seek medical advice if you have not found an easy solution. Taking quinine water (tonic water) mayhe. ...Read more