Involuntary or uncontrollable movements in a limb or part of the body are called tremors. Tremors can occur while a person is at rest or while doing something. The common causes of tremors are dehydration, stress, aging, low blood sugar levels, too much caffeine, stroke, Parkinson's disease, alcoholism, and hyperthyroidism.

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I get tremors in my chin that lasts only for a second. Is it something serious?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 25. Since three days, I have been experiencing sensations like twitches/ jerks/ tremors specifically in my chin area. I noticed that when I talk, eat or when something falls down from my hand suddenly, I get a tremor in my chin. They last for a second only. I went to a doctor (not...  Read Full »

Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abdelrahman Abouibrahim

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. From what you mentioned, you most likely have what is called benign fasciculation syndrome which is usually due to stress and anxiety. You should not worry, it is benign and you do not have to perform MRI or any other investigations. Do ...  Read Full »

What symptoms can I expect when I stop taking Fluoxetine?

Query: Hello doctor, I have taken three pills of Fluoxetine 10 mg across three days. I decided to discontinue it. When should I start worrying about the withdrawal symptoms? Will it be severe? I am currently taking multivitamins. Please suggest.  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The likelihood of developing withdrawal symptoms is very less, as you received it for a very short duration,and also since it has a longer half-life. You may have nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headaches, light-headedness, dizziness, diminished appetite, sweating, chills...  Read Full »

How should I manage the hand tremors that I frequently get when I am around people?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 47 years old and have had tremors in my hand for many years, especially when I am around people. But, now it is happening more often. What is it, and what should I do?  Read Full »

Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Intentional tremors occur due to stress, anxiety, and fear of people. Do you have any stress, fear, or anxiety?  Read Full »

My aunt suffers from Parkinson's disease. Will her daughter inherit this condition?

Query: Hi doctor, My aunt has had Parkinson's disease for the last fifteen years. For the previous five years, she had trembling hands and could not move heavy things, but lately, her health has deteriorated. She cannot even hold or carry her phone, and her hands tremble when reading the newspaper. So now ...  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. You may give her a Tablet of Benzhexol 2mg three times a day after food for tremors. It will be beneficial for her. It is not a hereditary disorder, although she may have a higher risk of developing this condition than anyone else; neverthele...  Read Full »

My father has Parkinson's disease. Can it be cured or only managed? Could you help advise us on how to deal with it?

Query: Hi doctor, My father has had Parkinson's disease for the past seven years, and I wonder if we can cure it or if it can only be managed but not cured. Because my family thinks it is incurable. Could you please provide us with Parkinson's disease guidance and how to deal with it?  Read Full »

Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Parkinson's disease is a neurodegenerative illness that worsens with age and time. Currently, there is no cure available. However, some medications can significantly improve patients' quality of life, workability, and mobility. So, it is mana...  Read Full »

How can I get rid of tremors and tingling sensations, and brain fog?

Query: Hi doctor, I noticed I was urinating more in the mid of the second last month and thought I had a UTI, but it did not go away. I thought it was because I started taking 300 mg Pumpkin seeds extract pills per serving four times a day. After taking these pills, I started noticing pins and needles all ...  Read Full »

Dr. Aida Abaz Quka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Your symptoms could be related to anxiety or dehydration, and there is no connection between pins and needles and brain fog. I suggest you to get your thyroid hormone levels and blood electrolytes checked for possible imbalance. In the mean...  Read Full »

I am suffering from shaky fingers and twitching of toe. Can this be due to Parkinson's disease?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been having shaky fingers and toe twitching for some time. Also, I have an anxiety problem and restless leg syndrome. The internet showed that these symptoms were related to Parkinson's disease. I am very anxious and do not know how to manage this. Kindly help me.  Read Full »

Dr. Florilyn Joyce Chulsi Bentrez

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. However, for Parkinson's disease, I would like to know; whether the tremors are present at rest and disappears during movement? Does someone in the family have this disease? Are you slower in movements than earlier? Are ...  Read Full »

My 35-year-old friend has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. How can I help him?

Query: Hi doctor, My 35-year-old friend has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. I wish to help him in some way, and I want to know about this disease and are there any natural ways to cure this disease? Also, what are the top three tips for caring for someone with Parkinson's disease?   Read Full »

Dr. Florilyn Joyce Chulsi Bentrez

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. Parkinson's disease is quite unusual at 35 years of age, so a workup is needed. Can you please answer a few of my questions for a better understanding? 1) What are the symptoms? 2) Is he having tremors predominantl...  Read Full »

Why are my head and hands shaking randomly for the past year?

Query: Hello, I have been experiencing random shivering for the past year. Mainly my head and hands shake. It has been getting worse and worse for the past few months.  Read Full »

Dr. Basuki Nath Bhagat

Answer: Hi,Welcome to read your query and understand your concern. I am sorry for such discomfort you are having.I will try to guide you in your case.Please provide me with more details about your condition.Thanks.  Read Full »

Can I become an oral surgeon if I am suffering from extensive hand tremors?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a first year BDS student. I have tremors in my hands whenever I apply force or hold an object with some pressure. I want to become an oral and maxillofacial surgeon or orthodontics. Can I become a dentist despite these tremors? Can the tremors be reduced?  Read Full »

Dr. Nida Shahab

Answer: Hi, Welcome to There are many causes for tremors, during student life it is very common because of anxiety and tension. It can also be due to abnormal thyroid level or hypoglycemia. First of all, try to reduce your anxiety or tension and get a proper medical checkup including, ECG (elec...  Read Full »

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