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What causes intention and action tremors?

What causes intention and action tremors?

Tremor cause: Please see: http://www.Ninds.Nih.Gov/disorders/tremor/detail_tremor.Htm there are many causes of intention tremors, ranging from drug side effects s to toxins like mercury and others, , to strokes, and metabolic conditions like thyroid conditions, and some inherited forms as well. There are treatments, but first you should discuss them with your doctor or a neurologist.. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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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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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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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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Can anxiety cause tremor.

Can anxiety cause tremor.

Yes, anxiety can: Produce tremors, but so can other things. Please see your doc to rule out other causes like low blood sugar, neurological issues, etc. In the past you have seen a neurologist. He/she would be a good person to consult with. Hope your eyes are continuing to improve. Peace and good health. ...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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What can cause uncontrollable neck tremors?

What can cause uncontrollable neck tremors?

Generic answer: Most common are heredofamilial essential tremors, but medications can do this, cerebellar disorders also, spasmodic torticollis, even tardive dyskinesias. ...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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Can wing beating tremors associated with essential tremors, or only specific syndromes?

Can wing beating tremors associated with essential tremors, or only specific syndromes?

Postural tremor diff: A wing beating tremor is under the broad term of "postural tremors" which means that the tremor is worst with maintenance of an anti-gravity posture. The "classic" wing beating is described for wilson's disease but can be caused by other disorders such as essential tremor (et), drug induced tremor, post traumatic, etoh withdrawal, physiologic, and psychogenic to name a few. Please see your neuro. ...Read more

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Possible causes of involuntary movements/twitches?

Possible causes of involuntary movements/twitches?

Some causes: Hereditary dystonia, Tourette's, myoclonic jerks and myoclonic epilepsy, Parkinson's, Huntington's, post-traumatic reactions, tardive dykinesia, medication reactions. ...Read more

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What medical condition causes uncontrollable jerking movements of the arms/ legs?

What medical condition causes uncontrollable jerking movements of the arms/ legs?

Hypnic jerks: Jerking movements occurring as one is falling asleep are called hypnic jerks and are normal. Jerks during sleep may be periodic limb movements if they are repetitive, brief, and occur in series. If they cause poor sleep or daytime sleepiness, they can be treated, but they often occur in normal subjects. Jerks may occur with sleep apnea , parasomnias (abnormal sleep behavior), and seizures. ...Read more

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Tongue fasciculations + bulbar weakness associated with fatigability from eating, prolonged talking/social interactions. Potential causes? Neurologic?

Tongue fasciculations + bulbar weakness associated with fatigability from eating, prolonged talking/social interactions. Potential causes? Neurologic?

Yes: Many possibilities come to mind but without a physcial exam and good history it is not possible to be sure. I see you have dysautonomia. Your symptoms are not due to that. They may be a form of chorea or an inflammatory process such as can occur after untreated strep infection (i.e. variant of Sydenham chorea) or MS. The fact that you have other neuropathy is concerningThese are only a few of many possibilities, however, so I would make sure that you Take this information to your neurologist right away ...Read more

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What can cause hand tremors and dizziness?

What can cause hand tremors and dizziness?

Tremors: Several things, especially medicatios that cause side effects as these mentioned, ex. Antipsychotic medications. ...Read more

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What causes uncontrollable yawning?

Yawning: This article presents four different theories about why we yawn: http://science.Howstuffworks.Com/life/inside-the-mind/human-brain/question572.Htm. ...Read more

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What causes core body tremor?

What causes core body tremor?

Muscle activity: Muscle contractions and relaxations, on a very small scale, can feel like vibrations and tremors. Nerves, nerve signals, neurotransmitter chemicals, adrenalin, hormones, medications, etc... May plan a role in making muscles go into tremors or vibrations. ...Read more

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What causes right hand tremors?

What causes right hand tremors?

Cervical spondylitis: Asymmetric symptoms in extremities, think anatomical pathology. Nerve compression syndromes--- may be at level of spine or wrist ( carpel tunnel). ...Read more

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Is this hyperthyroidism? Symptoms include: insomnia, weight loss, eczema-chin, hunger, tsh: 1.51, strong tremors, anxiety, polyuria, weak upper str.

Is this hyperthyroidism? 
Symptoms include: insomnia, weight loss, eczema-chin, hunger, tsh: 1.51, strong tremors, anxiety, polyuria, weak upper str.

Probably Not: If your TSH is 1.51, then you are not hyperthyroid. I would see your doctor and ask him to evaluate you in person - he will probably want to order labs to rule out diabetes, which can cause weight loss and polyuria. If you have underlying anxiety, that can cause your tremors and insomnia. Find a doctor you are comfortable with and make an appt. ...Read more

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What causes muscle weakness and sleepiness?

What causes muscle weakness and sleepiness?

Narcolepsy?: Some patients have narcolepsy and cataplexy. It is characterized by sudden and transient episodes of bilateral loss of muscle tone without loss of consciousness often triggered by an emotional stimulus such as laughter, surprise, anger, fear or humorous situations. Other reasons are sleep paralysis (weakness on awakening), what could be normal. ...Read more

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Dr. Prem Gupta
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Tremor (Definition)

Tremor = involuntary ...Read more