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Dr. Idan Sharon
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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

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Overactive Thyroid (Definition)

Hyperthyroidism, often called "overactive thyroid," is a condition where the thyroid secretes too much of the thyroid hormones. Common symptoms include heat intolerance, increased appetite, ...Read more


Dr. Edward Smith
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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

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What causes trembling hands?

What causes trembling hands?

Benign: This could be a benign intention tremor. This is a benign tremor which occurs when you try to use the hand for a specific task. I would recommend a neurologist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. Raymond Raven
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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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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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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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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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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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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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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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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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How do you get rid of trembling hands without drastic measures?

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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Dr. Susan Wingo
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Hyperthyroidism (Definition)

Hyperthyroidism is also known as Overactive Thyroid. Is an oversecretion of thyroid hormone or hormones. For a full analysis check the website for the american thyroid ...Read more


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Trembling (Definition)

Trembling is shaking or shivering. People may tremble out of fear, ...Read more


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