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What treatments are there for hand tremors?

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Dr. Joseph Quinn
Neurology 31 years experience
Meds or surgery: The first line treatments for "essential" tremor include propanolol and primidone. These medications reduce the symptoms to the point that the patient is better able to function but they are not curative. In some cases, the tremor progresses to a point where the medications do not provide much help, and there are brain surgeries that may be considered at that point.
Dr. Prem Gupta
neurology 48 years experience
Medications: Depending on the cause of tremors appropriate medication could be very helpful.

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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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