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What is it that causes an elderly person's hands to shake?

What is it that causes an elderly person's hands to shake?

Hand tremble: The most common reason is "benign essential tremor". It usually happens as you get older and can worsen as you get older. There is a strong genetic disposition. It occurs most when a person is "intentionally" doing something like writing or pointing. It can be helped by medicines such as "b-blockers". Of course, always talk to your doctor about your symptoms to make a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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What causes the body to shake after sex or during?

What causes the body to shake after sex or during?

Satisfaction: Orgasm and/or muscle exhaustion can cause shaking. ...Read more

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What causes my body to shake before eating? I haven't ever had sugar problems.

What causes my body to shake before eating? I haven't ever had sugar problems.

Low blood sugar: Part of your body's response to low blood sugar involves the release of epinephrine, also known as adrenaline. This can give people the shakes.
These shakes can be treated by eating smaller meals but more frequently. Also, avoiding quick burn carbs like sugars and starches can help. A little more protein and some of the right fats like olive oil can be helpful.
Good luck! ...Read more

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Is it normal for a woman to shake uncontrollably during sex and what causes it?

Is it normal for a woman to shake uncontrollably during sex and what causes it?

Orgasm?: During sexual activity your body releases many hormones and other biological materials such as epinephrine. Reactions to this may vary from person to person. Most women who shake uncontrollably are in the throes of orgasm. If this proves annoying or harmful in any way, suggest you see a gynecologist and discuss it. ...Read more

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Shaky mattress and box springs. What to do to stop the shake? Does it cause back aches?

Shaky mattress and box springs. What to do to stop the shake? Does it cause back aches?

Unknown: Although there has been a lot written about mattresses and back pain, there has never been a definitive study proving there is any correlation between back pain and sleeping surface. ...Read more

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Not sure if I have BDD or another condition but can't shake the feeling that I grew 2-3 inches at age 38. Could something have caused that to happen?

Not sure if I have BDD or another condition but can't shake the feeling that I grew 2-3 inches at age 38. Could something have caused that to happen?

Don't know what: Would cause you to grow at that age? Do you have anything objective to back up this feeling? If not -growth plates are closed long before you hit your 30's. ...Read more

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What would cause my whole body to shake?

What would cause my whole body to shake?

Seizure or fever: Seizure, fever, and low blood sugar can cause the whole body to shake. For seizure, if you retain consciousness while the body shakes, it likely is not a epileptic seizure. Tremors can occur when medicines are taken or drugs but these are ususally not involving the whole body. Nervous reactions can also cause whole body shaking. ...Read more

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What would cause the shakes in a 57 yr old party guy?

Simply: Your lifestyle. I can't say more with the info provided and it is always worthwhile to get a full medical evaluation. However drugs and alcohol contribute. ...Read more

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Percocet causes me to shake, is there anything else I can took?

Percocet causes me to shake, is there anything else I can took?

Percocet alternative: There are many other pain killers, narcotics and non-narcotics. Please see your doctor for medication change. ...Read more

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What causes inside body shakes? And how to prevent then from happen?

Shakes: I am not clear as to what you mean. Would you restate your question and describe in more detail what these shakes are? ...Read more

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I shake when I yawn. My upper body mostly. It happens every time. What causes it?

Normal response: It is common to have some muscle reaction to a good yawn as there is the bodies reaction to the yawn. Our muscles tighten and we shake in response to the trigger of the yawning episode. If it is a very light yawn it might not cause the response to occur but it is common with larger yawns. Hope this helps. It is nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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Can sex harm a baby at 29 weeks. Lots of quick up and down - will this shake the baby and cause any harm?

Nope, so have fun!: As long as you & your pregnancy are healthy, enjoy sex as often as you want in any position that's comfortable for you. Check out following references that all agree that it's ok to have sex while pregnant in most situations: http://goo. Gl/qBs1d8, http://goo. Gl/pc1OgI, http://goo. Gl/ueETtf, http://goo. Gl/Uj0uZw & http://goo. Gl/s6yRyr. ...Read more

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When I drink coffee I begin to shake, what exactly in the coffee causes my body to shake and what is occurring inside my body?

Caffeine: Caffeine is a stimulant of your nervous system. In low dose causes mental clarity and enhances athletic performance. In high doses causes anxiety, confusion, rapid heart rate, tremor, etc. Everyone has a little different sensitivity to the effects. ...Read more

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I feel uncoordinated most of the time, like my head is not right, feel like I would fall & sometimes my body shakes, what could be the cause?

I feel uncoordinated most of the time, like my head is not right, feel like I would fall & sometimes my body shakes, what could be the cause?

Pregnant?: Pregnancy is listed on your conditions. There are many changes that occur, especially during the 3rd trimester, that change the body’s blood pressure & fluid handling system. These could result in dizzy spells, especially when standing quickly, or lying in a certain position. There are many different causes of dizziness. Call 911 for passing out or worsening dizzy, otherwise see your Dr. ASAP. ...Read more

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What can cause shiver and shake episodes?

Blood poisoning can.: Sepsis (blood poisoning) can occur after biopsies or other surgeries or in patients that are debilitated by chronic disesses or malignancies. A dcrease in white blood counts can also cause "rigors". ...Read more

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What can cause a 14-year-old's fingers to shake?

What can cause a 14-year-old's fingers to shake?

A number of possibilities: A teen can have shaking fingers if he/she has anxiety, or an episode odd low blood sugar, or abnormally high levels of thyroid hormones in his/her blood. He/she needs to be seen by a pediatrician to sort out the symptoms and come up with the correct answer to your question. ...Read more

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What causes my leg to shake uncontroably during sex?

What causes my leg to shake uncontroably during sex?

Muscle fatigue: Sex can be very physically demanding. Whatever position you choose, your legs are going to have a lot of work to do, either by supporting you or holding them open or up etc. The prolonged exertion can cause your muscles to tremble. Dehydration makes it worse. Over time, with practice, you "get in shape" and the problem usually resolves without treatment. If you are used to long sex, take a break! ...Read more

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What causes people's eyes to shake when they're angry?

What causes people's eyes to shake when they're angry?

Endorphins: Endorphins (epinephrine/norepinephrine) are released when a person is angered and this causes your muscles to shake. ...Read more

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What could cause my hands to shake constantly every day?

What could cause my hands to shake constantly every day?

Multiple causes: There are multiple causes for tremor, ranging from anxiety to Parkinson's disease to essential tremor to ataxia (a disorder of coordination). A neurologist can help determine the type of tremor you have, as well as what kind of treatment is most likely to help. ...Read more

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What can cause a patient in the hospital to shake continuously?

What can cause a patient in the hospital to shake continuously?

Lots of things: You're giving a very general sort of description of something that has many causes. So the short answer: Infections, sheer cold temperature, anemia/ low blood volume, seizure disorder, Parkinson's, Essential Tremor, electrolyte disturbances, low functioning adrenal glands, medication side effect, severe anxiety, anticipation of the next tray of hospital food that hits the room in 10 minutes.... ...Read more

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I keep getting the shakes but when I eat food I'm fine what causes this...

I keep getting the shakes but when I eat food I'm fine what causes this...

Likely hypoglycemia: Low blood sugar can cause symptoms like tremors/shakiness, anxiety, sweating, hunger and tingling. Symptoms usually improve rapidly after eating or drinking. Eating regularly and consuming a combination of both protein and carbohydrate rich foods can help avoid such symptoms. ...Read more

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What causes a finger or two to twish ot shake without you doing it yourself.?

What causes a finger or two to twish ot shake without you doing it yourself.?

Depends: There are several possibilities. ..Most likely is stress and increased caffeine intake, along with not enough sleep or nerve injury if hand forearm recently traumatized but also carpal tunnel issues as well to name a few. ...Read more

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I have a acute sinisitus infection. Would this cause me to shake uncontrollably?

I have a acute sinisitus infection. Would this cause me to shake uncontrollably?

Xlear: Your doc may tell you that you have a sinus infection. You can use a natural product called xlear (pronounced "clear") to clean out nasal passages and break up the biofilm where germs multiply. Tastes good too! See doc to determine cause of shaking. Please join a stop-smoking group. ...Read more

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Could the medicines I have to take cause my hands to shake and me to drop things all the time or is something else going on now?

Could be med: Many meds have side effects of tremors, including depakote, amphetamines, ritalin, (methylphenidate) etc., but high thyroid fcntn and hereditary essential tremors do occur not infrequently. On occasion, underlying problems in brain and spinal cord could be a culprit. Not a bad idea to get examined, obtain updated blood tests, and perhaps modify current meds if this is an answer. ...Read more

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My eyes shakes sometimes what is the cause?

It depends on what: Exactly is shaking: lids often can flutter and is referred to as myokymia, usually not worrisome. Eyeballs can jiggle and this could be nystagmus or superior oblique myokymia. There are normal variants of nystagmus and pathologic causes as well. Impossible to comment on your situation without examining you. ...Read more

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Does regular masturbation cause leg to shake?

Does regular masturbation cause leg to shake?

No: Leg shaking is usually from muscle fatigue or weakness. Sexual release is typically helpful to relax muscles. ...Read more

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Does anti-depressants cause a shake in hands?

Does anti-depressants cause a shake in hands?

Yes: They can but different medications can cause different symptoms. Would discuss with your prescribing doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause eyes to quiver or shake back and forth rapidly?

? nystagmus: Would have to do a direct exam to be precise here, but might have nystagmus or even opsoclonus. Best to see an ophthalmologist or neurologist, and get this diagnosed. Could be a medication or drug reaction but get diagnosed. ...Read more

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What could cause sudden diahrrea after dining a protein shake?

What could cause sudden diahrrea after dining a protein shake?

Food intolerance: Many people have a lactose intolerance this can cause cramping and diahrrea after eating milk or milk proteins found in shake "powders". The coldness of a shake with ice may be shocking to your stomach causing a reflex of your bowels, so drink very cold things slowly. ...Read more

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What could cause my hand will start to shake from time to time?

Essential tremor: In young individuals mild tremor of the hand, neck or lips is often seen a s a benign condition called essential tremors. Other conditions are more serious. A good history and physical exam will usually determine if further investigations are indicated. See your pcp. It can be easily treated. ...Read more

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What could cause eyes to quiver or shake back and forth rapidly?

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What could cause eyes to quiver or shake back and forth rapidly?

Eyes: Called nystagmus. Needs assessed by eye doctor or neurologist. ...Read more

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My eyes have been shaking a lot lately. What causes them to shake?

Shaky eyes: If your eyes appear to shake, then you should have them evaluated by an eye doctor. This may be caused by eye fatigue or could be something more significant. After an eye exam, the doctor may be able to give you a better explanation. ...Read more