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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Hauck
38 years experience in Hand Surgery
Hand tremor: Essential means that there is no known cause.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
22 years experience in Neurology
Anybody: No way to predict. There is usually a family history suggesting genetic link.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
38 years experience in Neurology
Movement Disorder: A chronic progressive neurologic disease that may involve the arms neck chin and voice but rarely the legs. It is present during movement and often wi ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ortman
Specializes in Geriatrics
Action tremor: Also called action tremor , senile tremor, or familial tremor, this is shaking, usually in the upper extremities associated with activity as opposed t ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
47 years experience in neurology
Yes: There is no known cure so far. Only control is possible with medications and or deep brain stimulation and at times with Botox injections.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: It is a benign tremor that occurs during voluntary movements such as eating or writing.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
47 years experience in neurology
Common type: These are tremors that occur on attempt to use hands such as eating with spoon or writing or trying to hold a cup as opposed to the tremors of parkins ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
22 years experience in Neurology
Medicine: Commonly used medicines are inderal, (propranolol) my spline. Physical and occupational therapy.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
47 years experience in neurology
Shaking with use: Tremors of mainly hands which appear or intensify by attempt to use hands in activities like holding a cup or writing with a pen or use knife or a for ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Not exactly: The tremor can be controlled via several medications, and classically includes beta blockers, such as metoprolol, some sedatives such as alprazolam, p ... Read More
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