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every 1st sunday of the month i take communion. i can't hold a cup without shaking and spilling it. embarrassing. i take propanolol. it's not working.

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Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
2 issues: The 1st issue: you need not hold the cup. (I'm Catholic and know that) the priest will hold the cup for you or you can wait and dip your wafer in the wine.) 2nd issue: you have movement disorder that needs diagnosed. Propranolol helps familial tremor but cerebellar dysfunction, parkinsons disease, extra-pyramidal dysfunction, weakness all may be factors. Management hinges on correct diagnosis
Answered on Oct 31, 2014
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Dr. Olav Jaren
Dr. Olav Jaren commented
18 years experience Neurology
There are other treatments that aid tremor, such as primidone. Don't be reluctant to ask for help.
Oct 7, 2014

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