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Hands Shake (Definition)

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I am over 50 and have been steadily gaining weight. I stopped going to the gym a few months ago because even after a light work out my muscles would take days to recover and immediately following upper body workout my hands would shake uncontrollably and

I am over 50 and have been steadily gaining weight.  I stopped going to the gym a few months ago because even after a light work out my muscles would take days to recover and immediately following upper body workout my hands would shake uncontrollably and

Get checked!: Such a marked decreasing exercise tolerance is not normal. Hard to say what's going on. See your doc for a thorough history and physical examination with appropriate testing. Get checked please! The sooner you find any problem the easier it is to treat! ...Read more

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My hands will uncontrollably shake randomly. This will last for hours at a time. I have been going through something that would scare most people, but i'm not afraid and it doesn't happen when that stressor is going on, its honestly random. It happens m

My hands will uncontrollably shake randomly.  This will last for hours at a time. I have been going through something that would scare most people, but i'm not afraid and it doesn't happen when that stressor is going on, its honestly random.  It happens m

Sometimes we have: delayed reactions to stress. (Post traumatic Stress Syndrome is an extreme example of this following war or other traumatic events) When the stressor is occurring, we are strong and keep it together only to fall apart later when the danger has subsided. This may be what is happening for you. Consider talking to a psychologist and process the stressful event or issues. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: hands shake?

What is the definition or description of: hands shake?

Hand shake: A hand shake is the social behavior in a large part of the world that involves extending the arm and matching your palm to another persons palm. This involves control of visual, motor, balance and Dopamine producing portions of the brain. The "shaking" of the hand at rest or reaching is called a tremor but may be anxiety based. It is the very same areas of the brain that control both. ...Read more

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My hands shake when I get mad sometimes? Is that normal?

My hands shake when I get mad sometimes? Is that normal?

It's not uncommon.: Normal is not my choice of word, but it probably is a normal part of an anger reaction that is fairly strong. It's an indication of how integrated your feeling is. Your thinking part is mad and you physical part is in sync. For some that is rare and it can be a problem. Your response is not bad - unless it happens too often. Only you can decide how much that can be. Best! ...Read more

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Why do my hands shake when I reach for, pick something up?

Why do my hands shake when I reach for, pick something up?

Intention tremor: An intention tremor occurs when the hand is moving and stops when the hand is still. It can be caused by a variety of neurological disorders, as well as the normal aging process. See your doctor for a comprehensive evaluation. ...Read more

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What does it mean if the nerves in my face and hands shake?

Suggestions: You might have an essential tremor, and less likely, a cerebellar problem, or a medication reaction. Medications are available to treat tremors, and worthwhile trying. ...Read more

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My hands shake off and on all the time, should I be worried?

My hands shake off and on all the time, should I be worried?

Tremor: This maybe due to familial tremor syndrome. Which is a dominant trait in families. Check and see if anyone in your family has similar symptoms. There are medications available to help, but not control. ...Read more

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I'm worried because my hands shake a lot, what do you suggest?

I'm worried because my hands shake a lot, what do you suggest?

Essential tremor: This maybe part of an essential aka familial aka intention tremor. These are not serious but tend to run in families. They usually are seen most in hands when trying to lift things, are made worse by caffeine, stimulants and anxiety. If concerned consult a neurologist. ...Read more