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How long does trembling hands associated with hyperthyroidism last?

How long does trembling hands associated with hyperthyroidism last?

Tremor & Thyroid: I would imagine that the thyroid levels are within normal and you continue to experience the tremor?
Your neurologist can rule out other underlying causes of tremor, including anxiety. ...Read more

Dr. Creighton Wright
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Trembling Hands (Definition)

Are fascinating and common topic that touches upon all aspects of medicine in differential diagnosis. However this is because there are so many different causes of tremor. Most common are idiopathic or no known cause. Some times medication alone will help tremor, but a proper ...Read more


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What is the cause of trembling hands?

What is the cause of trembling hands?

Many possiblities: Tremor of the hands may be due to hyperthyroidism, alcoholism, an early sign of parkinson disease, nervousness etc. It would be prudent to see your doctor for an evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What is the reason of trembling hands?

What is the reason of trembling hands?

Many causes: Benign familial essential (meaning of undetermined cause) tremor is the commonest form. Other important causes are thyroid disease, anxiety, hepatic malfunction, side effects of medication etc. ...Read more

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What are some tequniques for trembling hands from pt or ot?

What are some tequniques for trembling hands from pt or ot?

Cause?: It depends on the cause of the trembling. Pt/ot probably won't do much to improve tremors that are from a systemic neurologic condition (one that affects your whole body). However, if you have weakness from a recent injury, some strengthening exercises could help. Your primary care doctor, or one who knows all of your diagnoses, can help. Good luck! ...Read more

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Does smoking marijuana make someone have trembling hands?

Does smoking marijuana make someone have trembling hands?

Yes: Smoking has been associated with tremors. Marijuana is equivalent to 17 cig per some studies. So you can calculate.. ...Read more

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What will help to relieve trembling hands? Are they result of taking depression meds?

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What will help to relieve trembling hands? Are they result of taking depression meds?

Tremors: Tremors are possible with antidepressants or mood stabilizers, and tx is by adjusting dose or adding beta-blockers such as propranolol. Consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Should I visit a doctor for trembling hands which I had since 8 years ago but is not much severe and sometimes happens or should I ignor it?

Should I visit a doctor for trembling hands which I had since 8 years ago but is not much severe and sometimes happens or should I ignor it?

Hand tremors: Have many causes. Some not harmful. So me. Are related to significant. Endocrine metabolic or neurological issues. See your PCP. First. But don't ignore it ...Read more

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What causes trembling hands?

What causes trembling hands?

Several: Medications, lots of caffeine, family history of heredofamilial tremors, use of activating recreational drugs such as meth or cocaine, diseases such as parkinson's or multiple sclerosis., hyperthyroidism. ...Read more

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In what way can I control my trembling hands?

Find the cause!!!!: Tremor is a symptom of something else. Everyone can have some degree of tremor, which is increased by stress, sleep deprivation and other things. Caffeine increases tremor, as does alcohol and benzodiazepine withdrawal. Some medications can cause tremor, as can severe anxiety, thyroid problems and many other conditions. You need to see your doctor and get a diagnosis, which may lead to treatment. ...Read more

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What are some causes of severe trembling hands?

What are some causes of severe trembling hands?

Several causes: Trembling hands, also known as tremor, has many possible causes. These include neurological conditions such as essential tremor and parkinson disease, but also other causes such as sleep deprivation, excessive caffeine, and anxiety. Discuss your symptoms with a doctor; neurologists who are movement disorders specialists have the most expertise in tremor. ...Read more

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What are some techniques to cure trembling hands?

What are some techniques to cure trembling hands?

# of different ways: First u must determine the cause of the trembling. You need to see a neurologist that specializes in movement disorders. ...Read more

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How do I stop my trembling hands that happens randomly?

How do I stop my trembling hands that happens randomly?

Depends: Trembling hands can be caused by a variety of conditions, including: low blood sugar (hypoglycemia), acute stress reaction, benign essential tremor, Insulin reaction (hypoglycemia), panic attack, generalized anxiety disorder, parkinson disease, dementia, multiple sclerosis and hyperthyroidism. Be sure to see your primary care provider for a comprehensive evaluation. ...Read more

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What products are available to alleviate trembling hands?

What products are available to alleviate trembling hands?

Medications: It depends on the cause of the trembling hands (also known as tremor). One of the most common tremors is essential tremor, and medications including Propranolol and Primidone can be very helpful. Discuss with your primary doctor- it will likely be worthwhile to see a neurologist to determine the type of tremor and discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Trembling hands?

What is the definition or description of: Trembling hands?

Hand tremors: Are fascinating and common topic that touches upon all aspects of medicine in differential diagnosis. However this is because there are so many different causes of tremor. Most common are idiopathic or no known cause. Some times medication alone will help tremor, but a proper diagnosis needs to occur ...Read more

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Which products are available to keep trembling hands stiff?

Which products are available to keep trembling hands stiff?

Treatment for: Problem is the first thing you need to have a diagnosis to make sure is nothing else going on if however this is just a benign tremorsome have prescribed the class of medication known as beta blockers to help reduce tremors this is something that is to be gone over very carefully with your pcp to make sure it's medication that won't harm you or that will interact with other things that you take do not use over-the-counter medications when dealing with tremors. ...Read more

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What could be causes of visibly trembling hands when outstretched?

What could be causes of visibly trembling hands when outstretched?

Many causes: Benign familial essential (meaning of undetermined cause) tremor is the commonest form. Other important causes are thyroid disease, anxiety, hepatic malfunction, side effects of medication etc. ...Read more

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What doctor do I see for shaky/trembling hands?

A NEUROLOGIST: Although tremer may have many causes neurological evaluation is not a bad starting point. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of trembling hands while in surgery?

How do you get rid of trembling hands while in surgery?

Difficult: Most surgeons have very steady hands. It's like fighter pilots; can't do the job unless you meet the criteria. In surgery though, the base of the hand can be rested or steadied on the patient or one instrument steadied against another. The robot now takes out the tremor for the most part or at least makes it insignificant. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of trembling hands without surgery or drastic measures?

How can you get rid of trembling hands without surgery or drastic measures?

Hand tremors: Are fascinating and common topic that touches upon all aspects of medicine in differential diagnosis. However this is because there are so many different causes of tremor. Most common are idiopathic or no known cause. Some times medication alone will help tremor, but a proper diagnosis needs to occur ...Read more

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What are potential causes of shaking or trembling hands besides parkinsons?

What are potential causes of shaking or trembling hands besides parkinsons?

Many causes: Benign familial essential (meaning of undetermined cause) tremor is the commonest form. Other important causes are thyroid disease, anxiety, hepatic malfunction, side effects of medication etc. ...Read more

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My 57 yr. Old brother has vitiglio. Is it contageous? No ins. On hands, face, back. What should he do? Also, trembling hands.

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My 57 yr. Old brother has vitiglio. Is it contageous? No ins. On hands, face, back. What should he do? Also, trembling hands.

Vitiligo: Vitiligo is not an infection and not contagious. However there is other condition that can cause decrease pigmentation in colored skin person-mimicking vitiligo -like pytiriasis multiforme- that has to be ruled out as p.Multiforme is contagious. Vitiligo does not really need to be treated. In regard to the trembling hands- he should see his doctor and perhaps neurologist to find out the cause. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop my trembling hands?

Try this approach: Caffeine or stimulants make it worse, and alcohol may make it better, if you have essential tremor. If this is thyroid, treat the disorder, same with parkinsonian tremor. Cerebellar tremor, and wilson's tremors more complex, so see your physician, get this diagnosed, and treat appropriately. ...Read more

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How can I control my trembling hands at home?

How can I control my trembling hands at home?

Find cause first: Tremor of the hands may be due to hyperthyroidism, alcoholism, an early sign of parkinson disease, nervousness etc. It would be prudent to see your doctor for an evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I've got mild trembling hands. What's the cause of this?

I've got mild trembling hands. What's the cause of this?

Could be many things: And nobody can answer that question without seeing you, evaluating the tremor, taking a history, looking at your medications and getting a full evaluation. Anxiety, excessive caffeine use, side effects of many medications, and underlying neurological diseases may all cause shaking hands. If this is a new problem, talk to your pcp or see a neurologist. If you drink lots of coffee etc., cut back! ...Read more

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What can cause shaking/trembling hands?

What can cause shaking/trembling hands?

Many causes: Hyperthyroidism, heredofamilial tremors, or benign essential tremors can cause shaking when holding an object. Parkinson's causes resting tremors. Cerebellar problems, and ms could cause tremors on coordinated activities. Wilson's disease causes wing beating tremor. Anxiety, if intense, can result in trembling. If any of this describes you, check with your doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause trembling hands and voice?

What can cause trembling hands and voice?

Essential tremor: The most common condition that can cause both trembling hands and trembling voice is essential tremor. Various medications can be helpful- discuss your symptoms with your doctor. ...Read more

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Are trembling hands a sign of weakness in nerves or something?

Are trembling hands a sign of weakness in nerves or something?

Or something: Trembling hands do occur when weakness is present but generally the weakness has to be pretty pronounced. Movement disorders, medication, drugs of abuse, stress, caffeine are much much more likely. If you are not significantly weak, look for another cause. ...Read more

Dr. Susan Wingo
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Overactive Thyroid (Definition)

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Dr. Susan Wingo
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Hyperthyroidism (Definition)

A medical condition that lowers the level of thyroid hormone to a point where the patient has a marked ...Read more