Tremors are involuntary movements of some part of your body. This means that you will shake without trying to do so. The majority of people experiencing tremors will have the tremors in their hand, however, any part of your body can be impacted.
Causes of Tremors
Tremors can be a result of anxiety and may worsen during periods of high emotion, such as anger, when tired or during periods of extreme stress.
If you are experiencing tremors that are not associated with a changed emotional state or high emotion, you should discuss your symptoms with your doctor in order to rule out any medical causes. Some medical causes of tremors include:
Alcohol withdrawal or excessive alcohol consumption
High levels of caffeine
Side effects of some prescription medication
Low blood sugar
According to Medline Plus, tremors can decrease during slee...
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Definition Essential tremor is a type of involuntary shaking movement in which no cause can be identified. Involuntary means you shake without trying to do so. See also: Drug-induced tremor Tremor Alternative Names Tremor - essential; Familial tremor; Tremor - familial Causes, incidence, and risk factors Essential tremor is the most common type of tremor. Everyone has some tremor present, but the movements are often so small that they can't be seen. Essential tremors are most common in people older than 65. The exact cause for essential tremor is unknown. Tremors occur when there is a problem with the nerves that supply certain muscles. Some research suggests that the part of the brain that controls muscles movements does not work correctly in patients with essential tremor. Essential tremor can also occur with other brain and nervous system problems, such as dystonia, parkinsonism, and certain nerve conditions passed down through families. If an essential tremor occurs in more than one member o...
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