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Health Tip: Spotting a Tremor

Here are typical symptoms

(HealthDay News) - A tremor is an uncontrolled, involuntary, rapid movement of a muscle, and can be caused by a medication or certain conditions such as Parkinson's disease.

Here are common signs of tremor, courtesy of the U.S. National Library of Medicine:

  • Frequent, uncontrolled shaking of the hands, eyelids, head, arms or muscles.
  • Shaking on one side of the body, or with a different severity on each side of the body.
  • Shaking that occurs occasionally, intermittently or temporarily rather than constantly.
  • Nodding or quivering of the head.
  • Shaking that stops during sleep.
  • Worsening of shaking symptoms during stress.
  • A shaking or quivering sound to the voice.
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