Hair Loss And Shaking Hands Or Tremor

Last Editorial Review: 12/14/2020

Shaking hands or tremor can be related to nervous system disorders. Examples include Parkinson disease or benign essential tremor. Hair loss, or alopecia, may occur at the same time and may not be related to shaking. Shaking can sometimes be a side effect of a medication. It is important not to stop taking any prescribed medications without the advice of a doctor, and seek medical advice any time you are concerned about your symptoms.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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