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Dr. Prem Gupta
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Tremor (Definition)

A tremor is an unintentional trembling or shaking movement in a part of the body, and usually occurs in the hands. It can occur in healthy individuals, but tremors are also present in brain diseases ...Read more


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Can tremors come and go?

Can tremors come and go?

Tremor: A tremor is a repetitive movement of a part of your body. It is involuntary. This means that it is generally not controllable and happens without you deciding to move that body part. It is often felt as a trembling or shaking sensation. http://patient.info/health/essential-tremor http://patient.info/doctor/tremor-pro ...Read more

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What are the causes for body tremors?

Many possibilities: Tremors can be neurological, hormonal, or anxiety driven. A full assessment with a primary care physician is needed. The doctor needs to evaluate the type of tremor, when it happens, what parts of the body are affected, and if there are any other symptoms of movement disorders. ...Read more

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What meds help with tremor?

What meds help with tremor?

?diagnosis: We have plenty of meds for tremors, but each is indicated for specific causes. Do you have resting tremor, maybe parkinson's, or tremor when your arms are upright, essential tremor, or perhaps incoordination tremor, cerebellar problem? Need to get diagnosed, as these are all accessible to control with appropriate meds. Do you have a nearby experienced neurologist? ...Read more

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What causes core body tremor?

What causes core body tremor?

Muscle activity: Muscle contractions and relaxations, on a very small scale, can feel like vibrations and tremors. Nerves, nerve signals, neurotransmitter chemicals, adrenalin, hormones, medications, etc... May plan a role in making muscles go into tremors or vibrations. ...Read more

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Why am I shaking and having tremors?

Q for more info: The cause varies. Is the tremor the same on both sides? Does it occur while sitting quietly, or when holding a glass of water or a laser pointer? Does it occur every day? Does it affect hand writing? These are some of the important questions to answer to determine the cause. ...Read more

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What are intention and action tremors?

Tremors: Action tremors occur with movement, such as writing, drawing, or making gestures with the hands. Intention tremors occur with postural movement, such as when you hold your hands straight away from your body, as in pointing. Essential tremor causes these. Hyperthyroidism, changes in blood chemistry and medicines may also cause these. ...Read more

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How can I manage if my baby has tremors?

Depends on the cause: Tremors may be due to many things such as metabolic or neurological causes. Sometimes they are familial in nature, e.g., essential tremors. Head tremors and shuddering spells occur intermittently, and are usually benign. They require no treatment and improve with age. Unless tremors are disrupting normal motor activities, infantile tremors are not usually treated with medication. ...Read more

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What causes intention and action tremors?

What causes intention and action tremors?

Tremor cause: Please see: http://www.Ninds.Nih.Gov/disorders/tremor/detail_tremor.Htm there are many causes of intention tremors, ranging from drug side effects s to toxins like mercury and others, , to strokes, and metabolic conditions like thyroid conditions, and some inherited forms as well. There are treatments, but first you should discuss them with your doctor or a neurologist.. ...Read more