Tremor is the slight involuntary shakiness, usually initially of the fingers or hands. Tremor must be distinguished from various other larger involuntary movements, such as muscle spasms, convulsions, tics, twitches, and many other involuntary movement symptoms. Mild tremor may be
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Causes of tremor include:
- Normal. Occasional slight tremor is not necessarily an abnormality, and may have simple explanations.
- Anxiety ...
- Stress: Stress is the general condition of emotional or physical stress. This condition can have real physical effects on the body
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- Hypoglycemic Attack: A hypoglycemic attack is a sudden episode of faintness and other symptoms caused by low blood sugar (hypoglycemia). The most
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- Essential Tremor: Essential Tremor, also called Benign Essential Tremor, is a form of tremor related to advancing age. It is often mistaken
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- Parkinsonís Disease: Parkinsonís Disease is a well-known and much-fear disorder characterized by tremor (shaking) symptoms. However, it is not
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- Neurological Disorders: Neurological disorders are disorders of the brain, particularly relating to its chemistry or activity. Examples include schizophrenia, Alzheimerís disease
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