Tremors

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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How to control head tremors induced by anxiety on making eye contact with people?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 22-year-old female. I have head tremors that are caused by anxiety. It happens when I make eye contact with people and in anxiety-inducing situations, which are usually social situations. It has been ongoing for about five years now. I have tried Propranolol, Quetiapine, and Sertra...  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to know some further details about your symptoms: 1) In which body parts do you get tremors? 2) Are these tremors happen at rest or happen while trying to do some activity by hands, for example, writing, holding a cup, glass, spoon, some object in hand...  Read Full »

Will Primidone cause difficulty in erection and anorgasmia?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 28-year-old male who suffers from an essential tremor on upper limbs (hands, limb, and voice). My neurologist put me on Primidone (Mysoline) 125 mg every morning and 125 mg every night at bedtime. My tremor has improved, almost disappeared, but I have no more libido. I also have d...  Read Full »


Dr. Gursimran

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Sorry to hear about this problem of yours. You are pretty well informed about your problems and the drugs that you are on. So for young people like you, who have problems with erection and orgasm, especially after Primidone, I would advise gradually taper the drug t...  Read Full »

Whenever I get angry, my body shivers. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, Whenever I get angry, my body shivers. What should I do?  Read Full »


Dr. Shobhit Shah

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I suggest you get a thyroid profile done. It is probably due to anxiety. Do you have a history of anxiety? Revert with more information to an internal medicine physician online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/internal-medicine-physician  Read Full »

What causes various parts of the body to tremble occasionally?

Query: Hi doctor, I have hand trembling intermittently. I have trembling occasionally in my lips, shoulder, leg, and thigh. It takes a few seconds to feel heat or cold especially at the bottom of the feet. When I stand up from an inclined sitting position, I have mini-episodes of blackouts. My lower back ...  Read Full »


Dr. Penchala Prasad Kandikattu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please mention whether you take caffeinated drinks or alcohol. Please mention whether you experience sleepless nights. Please mention whether you have diarrhea or malabsorption syndrome. Your condition needs a thorough physical examination. It can occur due to panic...  Read Full »

Do beta-blockers help in treating tremors?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 28 years old. I am suffering from the tremor. Initially, the tremor was not so severe and now, it is severe with shaking hands and head. I came to know that beta blockers are helpful in curing it. Is that true? Can you please suggest if there is any medication for it.  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. First of all, I would like to inform you that it is not possible to tell whether beta blockers are effective as the presence of tremor can occur due to various medical conditions such as hyperthyroidism, alcohol abuse, anxi...  Read Full »

Did I feel shaky due to Parkinsonism or anxiety?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 27 years old. I have suffered from GERD for a couple of years along with anxiety and depression, which some think is related to GERD or the opposite way round. I have taken Citalopram for about three years on and off. Seven months ago, I decided myself and finally did stop for goo...  Read Full »


Dr. Rajyaguru

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query in detail and noted the issues. My opinion is that the tremors which you are feeling are just because of anxiety and it is not a neurological disease. If had it been essential tremors or Parkinson's, ethe symptoms profile would have been entirely di...  Read Full »

My fiance is having seizures with tremors frequently. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, This is a question regarding my fiance. I am very worried as he refuses to visit a doctor. The symptoms are the following: Right-hand tremors, seizures sometimes when he is on the couch and relatively minor ones and mumbling nonsense during night-time when he was laid down like he is s...  Read Full »


Dr. Rajyaguru

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand the issue. It is not because of wine. Most likely, the symptoms he is having is suggestive of seizures; complex partial seizures. High likely, the seizure is because of brain diseases. I would suggest you get an MRI brain done. His further treatment will dep...  Read Full »

Will I get addicted to Clonazepam if I take it for more than two weeks?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 72-year-old woman with Parkinson’s disease for six years. I take Carbidopa-Levodopa, Selegiline, and Rytary. I have a leg tremor from my hip to my toes. The medicine works well for the tremors, and I also have an internal tremor, which seems to be my central nervous system. ...  Read Full »


Dr. Gursimran

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The medicines that you have been prescribed are perfectly fine. For internal tremors, Clonazepam is fine, but you have to keep on checking the addiction by reducing the dosage every other day. For 3 to 4 days, you have to take a full dose but keep on giving trials of th...  Read Full »

What is the treatment option for Parkinson's disease other than Levodopa?

Query: Hi doctor, I feel extreme fatigue in the morning. I have tremor and right leg tingling. I am experiencing brain fog, Parkinson like symptoms but I did not feel any improvement with Levodopa. My manganese levels are high. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad M. Hanif Md.

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I want to assure you that do not worry as everything is going to be fine soon. I have thoroughly gone through your case and can well understand your genuine concerns.  Read Full »

Can viral fever lead to Parkinson's disease?

Query: Hello doctor,I had a viral fever six years back. I had a very high temperature of 105, bad cough, also hallucinations. I was seen in the hospital by a CDC doctor and was told I needed to see him a month after I got out of the hospital. I saw him and asked him what I had, and got no answer what so ev...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad M. Hanif Md.

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I want to assure you that do not worry as everything is going to be fine if proper care and treatment is opted in for. I have thoroughly gone through your case and can well understand your genuine health concerns.  Read Full »

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