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Hand tremors in young man

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  • Posted By: mysweetgirl
  • September 22, 2009
  • 07:08 PM

I am looking for some help for my husband. He is currently 38 years old and has a chronic hand shaking. He has apparently had this his entire life. His mother claims that he has this shake due to the fact that his father was doing drugs at the time he was conceived....could she have been doing them as well? My guess is yes, although she claims she wasn't. So, basically this is something that is very embarrassing to my husband because people always stare at him or even crack jokes asking if he is going through DT's or needs a drink or something. He has asked doctors over the years about it and he it seems they always brush it off...not one doctor has tried to help him. A whiel back the shaking got really bad, but it turns out he had high blood pressure and now that his blood pressure is back under control, his shaking is back to "normal". This is a constant shake...only his hands. They shake when he is resting and when he is working with his hands. So, could this be a result of parental drug use and is there anything that he can take to either stop it or ease it off? Thanks for your help.

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  • This could be caused by Hyperthyroidism. Does your husband have a high metabolism, large eyes, warm skin? Also, if he takes Calcium supplments, that can make it worse, as Calcium helps contract muscles. If he has had this his whole life, there is little cause for concern, it would be a lot more ominous if it just developed from nowhere.I am looking for some help for my husband. He is currently 38 years old and has a chronic hand shaking. He has apparently had this his entire life. His mother claims that he has this shake due to the fact that his father was doing drugs at the time he was conceived....could she have been doing them as well? My guess is yes, although she claims she wasn't. So, basically this is something that is very embarrassing to my husband because people always stare at him or even crack jokes asking if he is going through DT's or needs a drink or something. He has asked doctors over the years about it and he it seems they always brush it off...not one doctor has tried to help him. A whiel back the shaking got really bad, but it turns out he had high blood pressure and now that his blood pressure is back under control, his shaking is back to "normal". This is a constant shake...only his hands. They shake when he is resting and when he is working with his hands. So, could this be a result of parental drug use and is there anything that he can take to either stop it or ease it off? Thanks for your help.
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    • November 15, 2009
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