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Dr. Prem Gupta
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Tremor (Definition)

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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.
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What are the causes for body tremors?

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

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What can cause uncontrollable neck tremors?

What can cause uncontrollable neck tremors?

Generic answer: Most common are heredofamilial essential tremors, but medications can do this, cerebellar disorders also, spasmodic torticollis, even tardive dyskinesias. ...Read more

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How do I know if a tremor is serious or not?

Tremors: Tremors has many etiologies, it can be side effects of some medications, or a symptom of some systemic disorders like hyperthyroidism, it can be a benign disorder like essential tremors, it can be a symptom of parkinson disease if ocurred during rest.
You need to check with your neurologist to figure out the cause and then the treatment depends on the etiology. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I can stop alcoholic tremors?

First have diagnosis: If the tremors are indeed only from alcohol withdrawal and not underlying familial or essential tremors, then you need to detox from alcohol and stay away for ever. If however you have essential tremors which subside temporarily with the use of alcohol then treatment is appropriate medication. See a neurologist. ...Read more

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In what way can I treat bodily tremors and shaking?

See a neurologist: There is a possibility that these are related to anxiety. However neurologist can discern and treat accordingly. ...Read more

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How can rehabilitation medicine help manage tremors?

How can rehabilitation medicine help manage tremors?

Muscle ups...: Typically, tremors are usually treated by a neurologist; or managed with medications...And sometimes even the medications themselves are the cause of the tremors. Rehab medicine plays a role in strengthening the muscles and thus toning up the neurology at the local level. Hope this addresses your post. Cheers! ...Read more

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What are the causes of tremors when you have a stroke?

What are the causes of tremors when you have a stroke?

Lesions sites: Two potential mechanisms for tremor after stroke: 1. Region of brain affected, i.e. An injury to the basal ganglia may cause tremor to the same extent that its impairment leads to idiopathic parkinson's disease; a cerebellar lesion from a stroke could also lead to a tremor that arises on certain movement, so-called intention tremor.
2. Weakness of muscle groups from a stroke could cause tremor. ...Read more

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How do I figure out why I am shaking or having tremors?

See a neurologist: You need to see a neurologist for proper dignosis and then treatment. ...Read more

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Grandma has drug-induced tremors? Which drugs cause it?

Too many to name: Are you sure they are drug induced tremors and not just some associated with advanced age?
If you would like to submit the names of the drugs, we could then look to see if any are prone to cause tremors.
Also, a movement disorder specialized neurologist would be very helpful in this case. ...Read more

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Can a hereditary familial tremor go away when the child gets older?

Can a hereditary familial tremor go away when the child gets older?

Familial Tremor: It is usually bilateral affecting both hands, head and voice, minimal and absent at rest. It tends to increase with age but benign. ...Read more

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My wife has uncontrollable tremors when trying to paint or write or draw?

My wife has uncontrollable tremors when trying to paint or write or draw?

Tremors: Action tremors tend to run in families, can get worse when nervous---intention tremors can be more serious related to coordination centers of brain like multiple sclerosis or alcoholism. ...Read more

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Could my tremors on rt side be related to positive babinski on left side?

Maybe: Depends on why you have abnormal neurological signs on right, and if you possess a progressive neurological disease. Not clear as to what kind of tremors you possess, and if these represent a cerebellar type of problem. You may have multi-focal neurological disease, and if so, ms may be answer, but also, perhaps. Lyme disease and host of other possibilities. Do you have a neurologist seeking dx? ...Read more

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Can imbalance and tremors in the body be psychosomatic? All tests are normal

Somatic Symptoms: The brain is a fascinating organ capable of self-awareness, spirituality, imagination, and the ability to learn. It is so powerful that it can take an emotional state and create real somatic or physical sensations. The butterflies in your stomach or tremor in your hand when anxious, heavy sluggish muscles when depressed are a few examples. But that same brain can be used in therapy to get better. ...Read more

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Can wing beating tremors associated with essential tremors, or only specific syndromes?

Can wing beating tremors associated with essential tremors, or only specific syndromes?

Postural tremor diff: A wing beating tremor is under the broad term of "postural tremors" which means that the tremor is worst with maintenance of an anti-gravity posture. The "classic" wing beating is described for wilson's disease but can be caused by other disorders such as essential tremor (et), drug induced tremor, post traumatic, etoh withdrawal, physiologic, and psychogenic to name a few.
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I was told I have estenial tremors how do I calm them down so I do not shake continously?

I was told I have estenial tremors how do I calm them down so I do not shake continously?

Avoid caffeine, soda: Essential tremor, which is a rapid tremor usually easily seen with the hands and arms outstretched, is common; about 1 out of 20 adults have it. Medications can help, but other things can, too, like decreasing caffeine-like substances in coffee, soda and chocolates. Some meds can also cause it. There are other more serious kinds of tremor, too, so get checked out if you are not sure. ...Read more

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Why do essential tremors respond to alcohol? Does everyone with this condition respond to. Alcohol?

Why do essential tremors respond to alcohol? Does everyone with this condition respond to. Alcohol?

Nobody knows: The neurophysiology of both alcohol and essential tremor are both elusive. The response to ethanol and to Propranolol are distinctive features of essential tremor, but since no one knows what it truly is, the diagnosis could still be made if there's no amelioration on alcohol. Don't overtreat or worry greatly about this common illness, and good luck. ...Read more

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I have suffered from depeession for almost 4 years and have now started getting body tremors and weakness?

Possibilities: Tremors and weakness could be side effects of your anti-depressants or your immune system may be getting weaker.
Have a thorough blood test including thyroid function.
Consider seeing a neurologist.
Get enough rest and sleep bec. It will alleviate some of your symptoms.
Go follow up with a psychiatrist that you trust.
Take care! ...Read more