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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. Heidi Fowler
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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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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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In what way can I control my trembling hands?

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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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?

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 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 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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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. 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