Recent (Short-Term) Memory Loss And Shaking

Reviewed on 7/18/2022

Short term memory loss and shaking can be symptoms of certain dementia conditions including Parkinson disease. These can also be related to medication reactions or side effects. Shaking can also have causes including benign essential tremor. It is important not to stop taking any prescription medications without the advice of your doctor. Discuss any worrisome symptoms with your doctor.

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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