Hand tremors

Posted by basketcase @basketcase, Dec 8, 2018

Hi Im not sure if this has been discussed before please point me in the right direction if it has. I ve been having hand tremors for a few years now and I reckon its getting worse. I have been on Chlolipmarine Hydrochloride for about 20 years for anxiety, depression and obsessive thinking. They have always worked for me but i think one of the side effects is hand tremors. Ive had blood tests and all ok there. the Doctor suggested coming off the CH and trying Sertraline, which I did but just felt like sleeping all the time, so back to CH. Its like Ive got too much adrenaline! It is worse in company and at work even though Im not stressed or anxious. As Im typing this my hands are shaking. It doesn’t stop me doing anything but its annoying and I often have to drink holding the cup or glass with both hands and my writing is awful. My Uncle had awful hand tremors but was also on antidepressants, my mother too but less so. Any advice would be most welcome.

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I had a really bad headache that day. I did some stuff but not a lot before the tremors kicked in.

Today, they started after my shower. And i also felt a weird vibration in both arms.

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@jl1

I had a really bad headache that day. I did some stuff but not a lot before the tremors kicked in.

Today, they started after my shower. And i also felt a weird vibration in both arms.

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@jl1

If you haven't reported this to your doctor please do so. This might provide some needed information so that the doctor can help you.

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@hopeful33250

@jl1

If you haven't reported this to your doctor please do so. This might provide some needed information so that the doctor can help you.

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I left a message with the nurse ti have him call me. Waiting on call back.

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Hello, @jl1 — I've had what I call the shakes in the hand but I'm not sure it's the same as hand tremors. Mine have occurred after drinking too much coffee on an empty stomach (I think). I don't think it's caused by over exerting but I really don't know. I did find some information that might be helpful on hand tremors.

What does it mean if you have shaky hands? (June 2018)
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/322195.php

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Thank you. Thatcwas very informative. Usually it is my left hand and i think is when i am tired. Just like all of my other symptoms are worse when i am tired.

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Hey y'all, as I recollect with Spasmodic Torticollis, there are certain medications we were advised not to consume. Since I've had Selective Denervation for Spasmodic Torticollis, I've gotten lazy. I can't find that list now. I know one is a pain reliever you buy over the counter. Coffee is something I think we were suppose to avoid, but is one that I can't live without. Life without coffee, is life not worth living. It does make my neck hurt and pull more, but I have to consume Coffee!

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@oakbourne

Hey y'all, as I recollect with Spasmodic Torticollis, there are certain medications we were advised not to consume. Since I've had Selective Denervation for Spasmodic Torticollis, I've gotten lazy. I can't find that list now. I know one is a pain reliever you buy over the counter. Coffee is something I think we were suppose to avoid, but is one that I can't live without. Life without coffee, is life not worth living. It does make my neck hurt and pull more, but I have to consume Coffee!

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Hi @oakbourne, I did find a list of the medications to avoid for Spasmodic Torticolis. Not sure if it's the same one you had.

Spasmodic Torticollis | Treatment Options — Oral Medications — Medications to Avoid
http://www.torticollis.org/medications/

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@lisalucier

@odikaflog – thanks for the information on medications that may help reduce hand tremor. Do you know what the origin of your hand tremors is?

@cathy514 – sounds like you are taking clonazepam for tremors. If so, did your tremors go away entirely, or are they reduced from where they were?

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no I still have tremors

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My hands have started shaking lately. I have axonal sensory neuropathy, advancing at a scary rate. I'm having those 'needle sticks' in my back and face now. I better get moving on that bucket list I suppose … Peggy

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I'm not normally a grateful person. However, I do put symptoms in 2 categories: symptoms that hurt and symptoms that might be annoying but don't hurt. As annoying as tremors are, I'm just thankful they are painless. Just one more viewpoint to ponder.

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@sadnancy

I'm not normally a grateful person. However, I do put symptoms in 2 categories: symptoms that hurt and symptoms that might be annoying but don't hurt. As annoying as tremors are, I'm just thankful they are painless. Just one more viewpoint to ponder.

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Hi, @sadnancy – thanks for sharing this viewpoint on tremor.

You mentioned tremor previously when you talked about Parkinson's disease symptoms. Are you experiencing tremor in your hands?

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@lisalucier

Hi, @sadnancy – thanks for sharing this viewpoint on tremor.

You mentioned tremor previously when you talked about Parkinson's disease symptoms. Are you experiencing tremor in your hands?

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Yes, I do have hand tremors. I also have jumpy legs.

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@sadnancy

I'm not normally a grateful person. However, I do put symptoms in 2 categories: symptoms that hurt and symptoms that might be annoying but don't hurt. As annoying as tremors are, I'm just thankful they are painless. Just one more viewpoint to ponder.

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@sadnancy– I join you in that same sentiment! Jim@thankful

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Hi. I have the same symptom. I decided to go off the anafrinil and try other drugs. After months of depression ocd I decided to restart anafrinil and started again last night. I’d rather shake than feel like shit

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To me, medication is a trade: symptoms traded for side effects. I look up the possible side effects and decide whether I want to gamble on the medication or just keep my symptom (s). If it doesn't hurt, keeping the symptom wins every time.

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