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tremor, loss of balance and weakness in legs - which improve only when taking a benzodiazepine or drinking alcohol - only two things that help?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Probable alcoholism: Consider alcoholism as a cause of your symptoms and get help.
Answered on Aug 28, 2014

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