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Dr. Sheila Smith
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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What is the cause of shaky hands?

What is the cause of shaky hands?

Shaky: One of many symptoms of anxiety, or induced by medications, or some other physiological changes related to metabolic changes such as sugar or thyroid. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of my shaky hands?

What could be the cause of my shaky hands?

Tremor?: There are many types of tremor. Your physician or a neurologist would be better able to determine what type of tremor you have (& possibly the cause). Take care. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned about my shaky hands?

Should I be concerned about my shaky hands?

Get it controlled: There may be many causes of "shaky hands", but one cause could be Heredofamilial Essential Tremor which is easily treated and controlled. A neurologist can confirm or disconfirm and point you in the correct direction. ...Read more

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I have shaky hands... Any idea why?

Varies: Causes include medications, familial tremor (at your age, much less likely to be other non-familial. ) Depakote is a common cause. Anxiety can, too. ...Read more

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What are the reason for shaky hands?

What are the reason for shaky hands?

A number of causes: Could be neurologic in origin/Parkinsons, intention tremors , medication induced, thyroid conditions. Best to discuss this with your primary doc. Important to see if the tremors are one sided, coarse or fine ...Read more

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Why do alcoholics tend to have shaky hands?

Why do alcoholics tend to have shaky hands?

Alcohol withdrawal: Alcohol and other similar sedatives (barbiturates, benzodiazepines etc.) produce a physical dependency. When the drug is withdrawn ( wears off overnight), morning tremor ("the shakes") commonly occur. It is a result in part of high levels of adrenaline produced in withdrawal, which also raise blood pressure and pulse and increase sweating. This is a sign of alcohol dependency - get medical help. ...Read more

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Shaky hands from too much masturbation?

Shaky hands from too much masturbation?

Not the cause: About 1% of people develop familial tremor which comes on in the teenaged years. Enjoying your body isn't the cause. Your physician can treat you and make the tremor vanish. If you have a more serious tremor, you need to be under a physician's care. ...Read more

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Can dental numbing lead to shaky hands?

Can dental numbing lead to shaky hands?

Yes: Most dental anesthetic has a very small amount of Epinephrine (adrenaline) added to help the numbness be more profound and last long enough for the procedure. Epinephrine works to keep the numbing agent in the area longer instead of being carried away in the bloodstream. Some people can be sensitive to the Epinephrine but it is a very temporary side effect lasting only a short time. ...Read more

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What can cause shaky hands and tingling fingers?

What can cause shaky hands and tingling fingers?

See below: The tingling in the fingers can be from a peripheral problem like carpal tunnel syndrome or a central one like a cervical radiculopathy. The shaky hands is a little less specific. It could be related to some central neurologic problem such as parkinsons or other problems in the head. I would seen the neurologist to evaluate the tremors and possible undergo a workup for both symptoms. ...Read more

Dr. Barbara Lavi
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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