What causes tremors in Parkinson’s disease?

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by Marisa Wexler, MS |

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Category: Symptoms

Like many other symptoms of Parkinson’s, tremor is caused by a lack of dopamine signaling. Dopamine is a chemical that nerves use to communicate with each other and the rest of the body. Parkinson’s is caused by the death and dysfunction of brain cells responsible for making dopamine.