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Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
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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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How is an intention tremor treated?

How is an intention tremor treated?

ET medications: Intention tremor is usually associated with essential tremor. There are a few medicines that can help with this. The most potent are probably primidone, Propranolol (and other beta blockers), and topiramate. You can also try non-medicinal techniques such as using heavier objects (i.e. Bigger pen when writing), and bracing your elbow. See a movement disorders neurologist. Read more

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What is the definition or description of: intention tremor?

What is the definition or description of: intention tremor?

Gets worse with use: An intention tremor gets worse as you try to reach for something. The tremor may be minimal or nonexistent at rest, but becomes worse as you try to reach out for something. Read more

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Intention tremor, can anyone help a surgeon?

Intention tremor, can anyone help a surgeon?

Topiramate: Cerebellar tremors are very poorly responsive topiramate start very slow 25 mg and only increase very slow every 2 weeks------buspur has been tried, isoniazid, zofran (ondansetron) also studied. Read more

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What are intention and action tremors?

What are intention and action tremors?

Tremors: Action tremors occur with movement, such as writing, drawing, or making gestures with the hands. Intention tremors occur with postural movement, such as when you hold your hands straight away from your body, as in pointing. Essential tremor causes these. Hyperthyroidism, changes in blood chemistry and medicines may also cause these. Read more

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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

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I just ate, but I feel my body shaking. Any reason?

I just ate, but I feel my body shaking. Any reason?

Anxiety?: Are you worried or nervous about something in your life? Did you drink coffee or another highly caffeinated drink? Read more

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I got done eating dinner a hour ago at 9:00pm 3 minutes before the sun set at 9:03pm in New Lebanon, Ohio. Why was my body shaking all of sudden?

I got done eating dinner a hour ago at 9:00pm 3 minutes before the sun set at 9:03pm in New Lebanon, Ohio. Why was my body shaking all of sudden?

Shaking: The timing of your eating is probably unrelated to the time of day. Shaking can be caused by low blood sugar, not likely after a meal. Perhaps you were anxious or cold. Read more

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This past week I have been upset at least once each day, and whole body shaking at my breaking point. I'm under a lot of stress. Can this be dangerous?

Shaking episodes: It sounds like you are having anxious episodes (anxiety), these are worry episodes of unresolved feelings you are having. Many people have these and are self limited most of the time. Try to think of the causes and try to solve the problems rather than suppressing your feelings. When you least expect, your feelings return causing the symptons you are having. If this becomes a problem see your doc. Read more

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I HAVE UNPLEASANT MORNINGS DUE TO WAKING UP AND FEELING MY BED SHAKING, ROOM SHAKING, OR BODY SHAKING.?

Anxiety reaction: This sounds like anxiety and/or panic attacks and should be discussed with your physician who may refer you for stress management therapy. Mild tranquilizers maybe prescribed. In the meantime avoid alcohol, caffeine and nicotine. If true shakiness persists throughout the day, your thyroid status, blood sugar and vital signs will also be checked Read more

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Three days ago, I woke up with my body shaking. I thought it would've went away by now but it hasn't. What could this be? I'm freaking myself out.

Body shaking: Any other symptoms like fever, dizziness, hunger, loss of bowel/bladder control? Do u take any meds or supplements or use any party drugs? Low blood sugar might cause shaking but should resolve with eating. New onset of type 1 diabetes might be possible. Best u see fp soon for thorough work-up for diabetes, thyroid ds, infection, urinary tract infection involving kidneys, toxic shock, etc. Read more

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Why was my body shaking/quivering after I had sex?

Why was my body shaking/quivering after I had sex?

Not rare at all...: If you've had an intense physical or emotional experience, can be quite normal! Read more

Intention Tremor (Definition)

An intention tremor gets worse as you try to reach for something. The tremor may be minimal or nonexistent at rest, but becomes worse as you try to ...Read more


Dr. Prem Gupta
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Tremor (Definition)

Tremor = involuntary ...Read more