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Very mild shaking or tremor in head and arms that can not be seen most of the time but sometimes visible in arms but not head. What is this?

Very mild shaking or tremor in head and arms that can not be seen most of the time but sometimes visible in arms but not head. What is this?

Nerve malfuntion: Possibilities include electrolyte imbalance, local nerve pressure in neck or arms, stress, deteriorating nerve condition. Duration, aggravating factors, progression all are important factors. Also family hist of nervous system dx. May need to see a neurologist. ...Read more

Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
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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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Lately developed a very slight tremor or shaking that I can only feel. I can't see if I hold hands or arms out or anything. What can this be?

Lately developed a very slight tremor or shaking that I can only feel. I can't see if I hold hands or arms out or anything. What can this be?

Essential tremor: Is when you have uncontrolled tremor in parts of your body. It is known to be familial condition, meaning that it runs in your family. Because there is no cure for the condition the treatment reduces the severity of the tremor. Rec.: see a neurologist for evaluation and management. Best... ...Read more

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I began shaking and twitching all over my body after I woke up, and I have tremors in my hands, feet, arms. Eating didn't help, not too stressed out.?

I began shaking and twitching all over my body after I woke up, and I have tremors in my hands, feet, arms. Eating didn't help, not too stressed out.?

Tremors: You need to be evaluated by physician it could be anything ranging from a thyroid problem. If the tremors are persisting I would recommend you going to an emergency room or urgent care ...Read more

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On all my meds except Abilify (aripiprazole), and I have continued to have tremors and I can't be still, my arms and legs shaking all the time. Heart races. Help! ?

Abilify (aripiprazole): Your Abilify (aripiprazole) can cause these extra-pyramidal symptoms - have you just stopped it recently? The half life is 75 hours so it could take 2 weeks to wear off! ...Read more

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My Friend is experiencing arm weakness, arm numbness, shaking hands or tremor, unable to bear weight, hand numbness, hand weakness, unable to grip...

My Friend is experiencing arm weakness, arm numbness, shaking hands or tremor, unable to bear weight, hand numbness, hand weakness, unable to grip...

How long? One side?: If this is on one side & started suddenly you should get it checked urgently http://www. Stroke. Org. Nz/See-a-Stroke-FAST
If the symptoms have been coming on slowly (days-weeks), this could be a nerve problem in the neck http://www. Spine-health. Com/conditions/herniated-disc/cervical-herniated-disc-symptoms-and-treatment-options. Either way an examination with a Dr is advisable. ...Read more

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My left arm is shaking when it lifts weight and sometimes it shakes without lifting of weight and I feel it weakness.?

My left arm is shaking when it lifts weight and sometimes it shakes without lifting of weight and I feel it weakness.?

This may be a NECK: Problem! Sounds like you may have RADICULOPATHY that is a pinched nerve (C6-C7) in your neck. The weakness is disturbing! Start with your Primary Care Provider who can do a neurologic evaluation and possibly refer you to a Spine Specialist or Neurologist!
Don't delay. The weakness makes this an urgent!

Good Luck!
Dr Z ...Read more

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Arm started shaking after I held my nephew or a folder for a few minutes and it felt really weak some times it shakes for no reason?

Arm started shaking after I held my nephew or a folder for a few minutes and it felt really weak some times it shakes for no reason?

Multiple causes: Get examined and get blood and urine testing. This may be a normal variation or suggests underlying neuromusscular illness ...Read more

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My body goes into uncontrollable shakes? Legs and shoulders and arms shaking rapidly, heart beats fast. Tasted vomit once. Bornwith blood clot onbrain

My body goes into uncontrollable shakes? Legs and shoulders and arms shaking rapidly, heart beats fast. Tasted vomit once. Bornwith blood clot onbrain

Get seen: This needs to be evaluated as a likely seizure disorder by a specialist, based on what you describe. Brodsky the outlook for these problems is much better than in the past. ...Read more

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In what way can I treat bodily tremors and shaking?

In what way can I treat bodily tremors and shaking?

See a neurologist: There is a possibility that these are related to anxiety. However neurologist can discern and treat accordingly. ...Read more

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How do I figure out why I am shaking or having tremors?

How do I figure out why I am shaking or having tremors?

See a neurologist: You need to see a neurologist for proper dignosis and then treatment. ...Read more

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I am having constant tremors in my body, I am 24, I quit smoking a month back, and the shaking began a week back.

I am having constant tremors in my body, I am 24, I quit smoking a month back, and the shaking began a week back.

May be related: It is great you stopped smoking. This may be related to your stopping. Do not restart. Have your physician re-evaluate you to see I fthere is another cause. ...Read more

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I am on wellbutrin (bupropion) 150 XL and at night I feel body tremors shaking involuntarly is this normal? Just last night it went away

I am on wellbutrin (bupropion) 150 XL and at night I feel body tremors shaking involuntarly is this normal? Just last night it went away

If it went away,: It may be a temporary side effect issue. If it returns, see a neurologist to see if it may have some other possible underlying cause. ...Read more

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The whole day I've been tired and my head has been having sharp pains since Feband I feel like its shaking or tremors I can't focus and I feel down?

The whole day I've been tired and my head has been having sharp pains since Feband I feel like its shaking or tremors I can't focus and I feel down?

Get checked: There are many potential causes for such presentation. Dr. Klinghardt, the country's top Lyme disease expert, has opined that movement disorders like tremors could be a stage 2 manifestation of Lyme. What makes diagnosing Lyme so difficult is that serological testing is not adequate for an accurate Dx of Lyme. See a neurologist to check for other causes. ...Read more

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What could cause episodes of tremors/shaking/weakness?

Broad differential: Your question entails a discussion of episodic neurology. In general this represents either seizures, migraine, or metabolic disturbance. Your reported symptoms are too vague to be able to give an answer on this site. I recommend you see your neurologist for further answers ...Read more

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Morning tremors feel like they're on the inside. No shaking seen. Stop once I get up and start moving. I also have mild headaches with them. Y?

Morning tremors feel like they're on the inside. No shaking seen. Stop once I get up and start moving. I also have mild headaches with them. Y?

Low blood sugar?: Are you eating an evening meal or skipping meals? It could be hunger and low blood sugar symptoms. If eating breakfast and regular meals doesn't help, it sounds like time to see your primary care physician for an evaluation. Is your blood pressure elevated? Are you anxious? ...Read more

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So I was told I have an essential tremor and alcohol will stop the shaking but it actually makes them worse any suggestions I just want them to stop?

So I was told I have an essential tremor and alcohol will stop the shaking but it actually makes them worse any suggestions I just want them to stop?

Be skeptical: Alcohol does temporarily assist tremors, and caffeine may accentuate, but your best control measures might be Primidone for drugs, and weighted bracelets for stability without drugs. If too disabling, in rare cases, deep brain stimulation has been employed, but really a very last resort. ...Read more

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I feel like my whole body is shaking like I am in an earthquake but am not moving. It feels like a tremor on the inside. What can cause this?

Variable: There are many causes but a very common cause of the symptoms you describe are anxiety and panic disorder or mediation/drug/alcohol effect. It would be important to learn of other symptoms, if any, as well as any medications you are taking. Please speak with your physician or make a virtual appointment with me for further guidance. ...Read more

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Tremor or other problem. I feel random shaking when sitting. I don't physically see or feel but my mind tells me I am shaking & I sometimes hear it.?

Tremor or other problem. I feel random shaking when sitting. I don't physically see or feel but my mind tells me I am shaking & I sometimes hear it.?

Anxiety: Anxiety is a subjective state of tension, apprehension, worry, uneasiness or fear. It may be related to anticipated danger or arise for no apparent reason. While mild episodes of anxiety are common and do not usually require treatment, more severe forms can be chronic and debilitating. Symptoms of severe anxiety: insomnia, sweating, palpitations, tremors, and fatigue.
See you pcp for the referral. ...Read more

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Why am I shaking and having tremors?

Q for more info: The cause varies. Is the tremor the same on both sides? Does it occur while sitting quietly, or when holding a glass of water or a laser pointer? Does it occur every day? Does it affect hand writing? These are some of the important questions to answer to determine the cause. ...Read more

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What's the difference between tremors and nervousness? Don't the both of them involve shaking? What else?

Exam and f/u recom: Check w/ your doctor for an exam & tests if needed. Diff causes and types of tremors. Some are benign tremors can increase with stress. Many tremors are related to a neurologic response. Thyroid disease, some drug exposures/withdrwl can result in tremor like sxs. Oder patients, Parkinson's along with other conditions. Muscle twitch & shaking may seem like tremors, may occur when not a neuro tremo ...Read more

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I have full body tremors and lately my head has been violently shaking and I have little control over it. What to do?

Seizure?: It is certainly possible that you may be experiencing involuntary body movements from a seizure disorder. If there is a family history and or if you are noticing this to be worse after sleep deprivation, then a possibility is called Juvenile myoclonic epilepsy or JME. The movements can be jerky and associated with extreme clumsiness. Another possibility is tremor alone usually controlled. ...Read more

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When I get nervous or upset I start shaking really bad. I start having complete body tremors especially bad with my head. It started almost a yr ago.

Most tremors worsen-: In the face of increased stress, anxiety, fatigue, or caffeine tremors of any sort tend to get worse. Of course, this could also have a psychological explanation as well. Your primary doctor should make a decision as to whether or not they should send you to a specialist or just try some simple treatments on their own. ...Read more

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So the other day I went hiking and at the end of the hike I started shaking in complete body tremors for about an hour and I couldn't figure the cause?

So the other day I went hiking and at the end of the hike I started shaking in complete body tremors for about an hour and I couldn't figure the cause?

Heat cramps fatigue: Most likely you had a heat illness called heat exhaustion. Please google heat illness and get back with me if questions. I am an expert in heat illness. Always be certain you drink enough when you exercise in the heat. What was the temperature during the hike? ...Read more

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I'm a 30 y.O. Female, and experiencing internal tremors at night. There is no visible shaking, but the tremor sensation is noticeable enough that it s?

I'm a 30 y.O. Female, and experiencing internal tremors at night. There is no visible shaking, but the tremor sensation is noticeable enough that it s?

It could be: Psychological, stress related or a sign of an underlying medical condition. See your dr for an accurate diagnosis. Take care! ...Read more

Shaking (Definition)

Shaking is a symptom in which a person has tremors (shakiness or small back and forth movements) in part or all of his body. Shaking can be due to cold body temperatures, rising fever (such as with infections), neurological problems, medicine ...Read more


Dr. Prem Gupta
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Tremor (Definition)

Tremor = involuntary ...Read more