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623 Possible Causes for Hand Tremor, Slurred Speech

  • Parkinson's Disease

    Treating the patients with hand tremors is clinically difficult, because a wide range of disorders can result in hand tremors.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Difficulty in talking is evident with slurred speech. Diagnosis No laboratory tests help in diagnosing the condition.[symptoma.com] Speech changes. You may speak softly, quickly, slur or hesitate before talking. Your speech may be more of a monotone rather than with the usual inflections.[mayoclinic.org]

  • Alcohol Abuse

    A dependent drinker usually experiences physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms if they suddenly cut down or stop drinking, including: hand tremors – "the shakes" sweating[nhs.uk] speech Motor impairment Confusion Memory problems Concentration problems Alcohol poisoning Breathing problems Car crashes and other accidents Risky behavior Violent behavior[itmattersks.org] Withdrawal symptoms can be physical and psychological Physical alcohol withdrawal symptoms include: hand tremors (‘the shakes’) sweating nausea visual hallucinations (seeing[drinkaware.co.uk]

  • Wilson Disease

    'By October, after starting uni, my hands would shake and my speech started slurring - it was like I was drunk.[dailymail.co.uk] tremors stiffness and reduced movement of the extremities the movement of the body is jerky, slow and difficult to control speech difficulties personality changes symptoms[betterhealth.vic.gov.au] tremor, masked facial expressions, slurred speech, ataxia (lack of coordination) or dystonia (twisting and repetitive movements of part of the body).[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Organophosphate Insecticide

    He was responsive to pain, but had slurred speech. His Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) score was 9.[intjem.springeropen.com] On day 6, the patient developed rigidity and bradykinesia, with tremor both hands. He was conscious and oriented to commands.[ijnpnd.com] Overstimulation of muscarinic sites in the central nervous system can cause confusion, ataxia, slurred speech, Cheyne-Stokes respiration, convulsions, coma, and central respiratory[path.upmc.edu]

  • Stimulant

    Users may experience confusion, slurred speech, anxiety, and serious psychological problems. What are the effects of cocaine?[addictionrecov.org] These can include : Poor concentration Slow or slurred speech Frequent drowsiness Impaired coordination Impaired memory Dizziness Physical signs like a slow or irregular heartbeat[sunrisehouse.com] Other effects include increased urine production, higher blood sugar levels, hand tremors, loss of coordination, decreased appetite, and delayed sleep.[addictionrecov.org]

  • Benzodiazepine

    Hand tremors. Hallucinations. Seizures.[drugabuse.com] speech , unconsciousness .[adf.org.au] Some of the most common withdrawal symptoms of a physical addiction to benzodiazepine are: Sleep Disturbance Irritability Increased Tension Anxiety Panic Attacks Hand Tremor[treehouserehab.org]

  • Alcohol Withdrawal

    […] ratings of the two hands results in the lowest tremor estimate error (an RMSE of 0.977).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] These effects lead to the familiar signs of drunkenness: difficulty walking, slurred speech, memory lapses, and impulsive behavior.”[drugrehab.org] This is why when someone is intoxicated on alcohol, they may feel happy and relaxed, have sluggish movements, display slurred speech, and have slowed reaction times, less[solutions-recovery.com]

  • Friedreich Ataxia

    They also have specially built tables for wheelchair users, and, since my hand tremors worsened, they have got me a laptop computer.[dailymail.co.uk] speech and then a serious heart condition - this is Friedreich Ataxia. 1 in every 30,000 affected. 1 in 90 are carriers.[fara.org.au] Also like FRDA patients, people with AVED may have extensor plantar reflexes, a head tremor (titubation).[forgottendiseases.org]

  • Mercury Poisoning

    SIGNS & SYMPTOMS OF CHRONIC POISONING Neurological Symptoms:  Hatter’s shake tremor:  It is an intentional tremor, which affects the hands, arms, tongue and later the legs[slideshare.net] speech, tremors, and staggering.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Indeed, all the subjects with a high hair mercury level ( 36.1 ppm) had made habitual use of European-made soap, accompanied by various symptoms, such as tremor, lassitude[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Familial Tremor

    , hand tremors occur when your hands are at rest.[houstonmethodist.org] Potential complications of thalamotomy include weakness, clumsiness, difficulty swallowing and slurred speech.[neurosurgery.wustl.edu] See also: Drug-induced tremor Essential tremor Hand tremor Tremor Causes Return to top Tremors occur when there is a problem with the nerves supplying certain muscles.[pacificschoolserver.org]

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