Shaking And Weight Gain

Reviewed on 2/28/2022

Shaking can be related to neurologic conditions that cause tremors such as Parkinson disease or benign essential tremor. It can also occur with medication side effects or reactions. Weight gain may be related to conditions such as hypothyroidism or may be due to dietary and environmental factors including lack of exercise or overeating. It is important not to stop taking any prescribed medications without the advice of your doctor. Discuss any problem symptoms with your healthcare provider.

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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