Definition of Tremor:

An involuntary shaking or vibrating movement.

Also: Tremble, Trembling, Tremors

Topics Related to Tremor


...the condition
“...They may include ... tremors...”

Acute, Intermittent Porphyria

...the condition
“...Tachycardia and hypertension, and less frequently fever, sweating, restlessness, and tremor are also observed...”
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Addictions / Addictive Tendencies

...the condition
“...Calcium and Magnesium help nourish the central nervous system and help control tremors by calming the body...”

Alcoholism Recovery Issues

...the condition
“...These drugs help decrease the symptoms of alcohol withdrawal, including anxiety and tremors, and reduce the risk of serious consequences of withdrawal, such as seizure and delirium...”

Alcohol-related Problems

...the condition
“...The main ones include ... Tremors...”

American Skullcap a treatment
“...Its antispasmodic action is useful for twitching or jerking muscles, trembling, epilepsy – both petit and grand mal – as well as heart palpitations...”

Anorexia / Starvation Tendency

...relationship to Magnesium Requirement
“Early symptoms of magnesium deficiency can include fatigue, anorexia, irritability, insomnia, and muscle tremors or twitching.”

Antidepressants a treatment
“...Common side-effects of SSRI antidepressants include ... Tremors...”

Aspartame (Nutrasweet) Avoidance a treatment
“...Adverse effects reported from short-term and/or long-term use of Aspartame include: Seizures and convulsions, dizziness, tremors, migraines and severe headaches (triggered or caused by chronic intake), memory loss (common toxicity effect), slurring of speech, confusion, numbness or tingling of extremities, chronic...”

Caffeine Intoxication

...the condition
“...can 36-90 Soft drinks, decaffeinated 12oz can 0 Cocoa 1 cup 4 Chocolate, milk 1 ounce 3-6 Chocolate, bittersweet 1 ounce 25 Caffeine is a stimulant that can cause the following side-effects ... tremors (the shakes)...”

Chediak-Higashi Syndrome

...the condition
“...Signs and symptoms include ... Tremors...”

Coffee a treatment
“ in excess often results in nausea, headache, sleep disturbances, digestive disorders, calcium and magnesium depletion, restlessness, nervousness / nervous anxiety (the 'jitters'), hand tremors, muscle tension, and/or rapid or irregular heartbeat...”


...the condition
“...They include severe general weakness, an inability to coordinate voluntary muscle movements (ataxia), tremor, partial paralysis, difficulty in hearing, seeing, or speaking (Broca's aphasia), or difficulty in swallowing (dysphagia)...”

Excessive Fatigue

...relationship to Magnesium Requirement
“Early symptoms of magnesium deficiency can include fatigue, anorexia, irritability, insomnia, and muscle tremors or twitching.”

Heavy Metal Toxicity

...the condition
“...Symptoms include a metallic taste in the mouth, excess salivation, gingivitis, tremors, stomach and kidney troubles...”


...the condition
“...Hyperthyroidism may manifest as an enlarged thyroid (goiter), hair changes, erratic behavior, heart rate irregularities, tremor, sweating, palpitations, nervousness and increased activity and eye abnormalities...”


...the condition
“...When blood sugar falls rapidly, the early symptoms are those brought on by a compensating secretion of adrenalin; these include sweating, weakness, hunger, racing pulse and an "inner trembling".  This response can be due to adrenal cortical insufficiency or thyroid deficiency...”

Low Serotonin Level

...the condition
“...Here the brain has too much serotonin (the opposite of what happens in depression) and this may result in symptoms such as sweating, agitation, confusion, lethargy, tremor, and muscle jerks...”

Magnesium Requirement

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“Early symptoms of magnesium deficiency can include fatigue, anorexia, irritability, insomnia, and muscle tremors or twitching.”

Manganese Requirement

...the condition
“...hearing problems, heart disorders, high cholesterol levels, hypertension, irritability, memory loss, muscle contractions, pancreatic damage, profuse perspiration, rapid pulse, tooth-grinding, tremors, fatigue, and osteoporosis...”
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Muscle Cramps / Twitching

...the condition
“...A deficiency could be causing tics, trembling or cramping...”
...relationship to Magnesium Requirement
“Early symptoms of magnesium deficiency can include fatigue, anorexia, irritability, insomnia, and muscle tremors or twitching...”

Parkinson's Disease

...related topic
“A chronic, slowly-progressing disease of the nervous system characterized clinically by the combination of tremor, rigidity, extreme slowness of movement, and stooped posture...”
...our question about Trembling hands
“The main symptom of Parkinson's disease is a pronounced tremor affecting the extremities – notably the hands, chin or lips...”
...recommendation Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)
“In a Russian trial, 60 patients with Parkinsonism of various causes with pronounced tremor were effectively treated with intramuscular doses of vitamin B6...”

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

...the condition
“...For example, many years later a victim of child abuse may hide trembling in a closet when feeling threatened, even if the perceived threat is not abuse-related...”


...the condition
“...What follows is a progressive mental degeneration manifested by tremors, convulsions, psychosis and other changes in speech and behavior...”

Seizure Disorder

...the condition
“...Disorders that may cause symptoms resembling seizures include transient ischemic attacks, rage or panic attacks, and any disorder that causes loss of consciousness or that causes tremors or tics as symptoms (abnormal muscle movements that are not caused by abnormal brain electrical activity)...”

St John's Wort a treatment
“...Very rarely, with a group of antidepressants known as SSRI (Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors) such as Prozac, antiserotonergic syndrome could occur – characterized by confusion, tremors and sweating...”

Susceptibility To Hangovers

...the condition
“...Symptoms of hangover vary, but usually include headaches and mental fogginess, thirst, weakness and trembling, sensitivity to noise, irritability, and a general feeling of misery...”


...the condition
Tremors are rhythmic, involuntary muscular contractions characterized by oscillations (to-and-fro movements) of a part of the body...”
...relationship to Dehydration
“...Without these electrolytes, muscle shaking or tremors can be experienced.”
...relationship to Magnesium Requirement
“Early symptoms of magnesium deficiency can include fatigue, anorexia, irritability, insomnia, and muscle tremors or twitching.”
...relationship to Hypoglycemia
“Early symptoms of hypoglycemia, such as hand tremors, are similar to those which occur as the result of experiencing a sudden and violent fear.”

Vitamin B3 Requirement

...the condition
“...The neurological symptoms may begin with irritability, insomnia and headaches, and then progress to tremors, extreme anxiety, depression – all the way to full-blown psychosis...”

Wilson's Disease

...the condition
“...There it can cause motor neurologic disease characterized by any combination of tremors, dystonia, dysarthria, dysphagia, chorea, drooling, open-mouthedness, and incoordination...”

Yohimbe a treatment
“...Other side-effects may include nausea, vomiting, increased blood pressure, tremors, dizziness and headaches.”

Zinc Requirement

...the condition
“...Symptoms of deficiency include ... tremor...”
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