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What causes a person in their early 40's to get shakes and or small tremors for no apparent reason?

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Dr. Prem Gupta
Neurology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Essential tremor

Assuming alcohol and certain medications are not involved, the essential tremors are most common.
If tremors occur in resting arm and subside with use of shaky hand then parkinson's disease is more likely.

In brief: Essential tremor

Assuming alcohol and certain medications are not involved, the essential tremors are most common.
If tremors occur in resting arm and subside with use of shaky hand then parkinson's disease is more likely.
Dr. Prem Gupta
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Dr. Timothy Silver
I bit young for either of these types of tremors, would see doctor for a work up. Blood glucose levels, thyroid hormone levels and cortisol out of balance can add to the perception of tremor. Again would be mindful of medications including caffeine or sport /power drinks additives (ephadra, guarana)
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Tremors and shakes

Their are many possibilities.
Best thing to do is make an appointment with your doctor for an examination to find the cause. Be sure you are living a healthy life style without drugs or alcohol that could be causing you a problem.

In brief: Tremors and shakes

Their are many possibilities.
Best thing to do is make an appointment with your doctor for an examination to find the cause. Be sure you are living a healthy life style without drugs or alcohol that could be causing you a problem.
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