Why Do Your Hands Tremble? 9 Possible Causes, And When To See A Doctor If You Have This Symptom
Shaky hands (medically known as hand tremor) can be caused by many things. For example, your hands may shake when you are stressed, anxious, or overwhelmed with other intense emotion. Your hands may also be a little unsteady when you've had more cups of coffee than you should have had. But in some cases, shaking hands may be a sign of a serious trouble. Many people with Parkinson's disease report hand tremor as one of the first symptoms they noticed. Another, more probable and less severe cause of shaking hands is a condition called essential tremor, which is often seen in older people.
Below, we list a few possible causes of shaky hands and when to see a doctor if you have this symptom.