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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alon Seifan
13 years experience Neurology
Cerebellum: Parkinsonism, which means any combination of slowness, rigity, tremor and postural instability, would not cause coordination problems. Spinocerebella ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mason Gasper
21 years experience Neurology
Neuro causes of slow: With Parkinsonism, slowed movements include slow blink rate, slow disorganized finger or toe tapping, and overall reduction in reaction time. Slowed m ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Overly sedated: This can result from medications that have sedative effect, alcohol or street drugs, or something metabolic such as low blood pressure or heart. Pleas ... Read More
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
See a doctor: Sounds like you need direct evaluation and treatment plan
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
Not a bad idea, but: A walker/cane can be useful, but i would have him evaluated by his doc/nurse to see why he is so. We do slow down with age, but certain medical condit ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Brown
26 years experience Gastroenterology
Slow bowel movement: You may have obstipation or constipation. I would be helpful to know what medicines you are on. Would also suggest an abdominal flat plate xray to eva ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Barnhart
48 years experience Psychiatry
Hard to say: Stephiebelleiz, your question isn't very clear. Are you asking if you now have muscle slowing and you used to use opiates or certain tranquilizers? If ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Mahan Chehrenama
Specializes in Neurology
Depends: There are 2 types of Palatal Tremor ( PT). Those that are primary and called essential PT which generally does not fluctuate and tends to cause an au ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
23 years experience Neurology
May be: There are many other diseases who show same symptoms, see a neurologist.
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
SOME GUESSES: Your description may suggest a focal neurological problem such as a prior stroke or parkinson's disease, but, of course, there may well be other expla ... Read More

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