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Do "the shakes" indicate nerve damage?

6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Francine Yep
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Talk with your doc

Like dr a says, many different things can cause shakes.
Other causes: supplements, medications & too much thyroid. You can sort this out with your primary care doc.

In brief: Talk with your doc

Like dr a says, many different things can cause shakes.
Other causes: supplements, medications & too much thyroid. You can sort this out with your primary care doc.
Dr. Francine Yep
Dr. Francine Yep
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Dr. Michele Arnold
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Not typically

Tremor is typically unrelated to the nerves in your arms, legs, and spinal cord.
Areas deep in the brain control your coordination, smoothing muscle contractions. Tremor can be inherited, or related to degeneration of coordination centers in the brain. It can also be triggered by caffeine, tobacco, & other stimulants. A neurologist can often distinguish the type by examining you.

In brief: Not typically

Tremor is typically unrelated to the nerves in your arms, legs, and spinal cord.
Areas deep in the brain control your coordination, smoothing muscle contractions. Tremor can be inherited, or related to degeneration of coordination centers in the brain. It can also be triggered by caffeine, tobacco, & other stimulants. A neurologist can often distinguish the type by examining you.
Dr. Michele Arnold
Dr. Michele Arnold
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