NetWellness is a global, community service providing quality, unbiased health information from our partner university faculty. NetWellness is commercial-free and does not accept advertising.
Monday, May 4, 2015
Menopause and tremor
Hi, i had a hysterectomy in march last year but without removal of the ovaries. I wasn`t menopaused yet. I`m having a problem with the thumb of my right hand (im left handed): it sometimes shakes involuntarily (back and forth movement) when im at rest. ive had this problem before the operation. What could be its cause? Could it be the start of Parkinson`s? Will it increase?
Your tremor should be discussed with your primary physician or a neurologist. It is not related to menopause.
Margery Gass, MD
Formely, Professor, Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati