- 28 Dec 2018
Have you ever noticed that your hands begin to shake, when you feel anxious or stressed?
In fact, tremor is not a life-threatening condition, but it can nevertheless interfere with your daily activities. It can be difficult even to hold your cup of tea.
Trembling may occur in any part of your body. In the majority of cases it affects person’s hands and fingers.
Why do actually tremor develops? Unintentional rhythmic motions become apparent, when different groups of muscles begin to work simultaneously. For example, when flexor-muscles act together with extensors.
Though hands shakiness is commonly a benign condition, associated with emotional stress and nervousness, it can be sometimes caused by underlying health problems.
Let’s see, what are the main reasons of the trembling in your hands:
#1. Essential tremor – it’s one of the most frequent types of tremor. It may start on the one side, and then spread to the second one, becoming worse with time. In vast majority of cases essential tremor affects older people. The reason is probably about slight degeneration of the cerebellum (brain area, which normally regulates motor movements). In this disorder your hands