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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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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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Still haven't figured out what tremors means while i'm surgery.I was told i had tremors during my dnc what's this mean?

Still haven't figured out what tremors means while i'm surgery.I was told i had tremors during my dnc what's this mean?

Not much: Whether someone was describing in layman's terms shivering after the operation or other types of movement during the operation, they are usually harmless and quite common and usually the result of anesthesia. ...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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Can essential tremor be treated with medication?

Can essential tremor be treated with medication?

Tremors: Some medicines used for blood pressure such as Propranolol (inderal). Best to talk to your pcp. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for essential tremor?

What is the best treatment for essential tremor?

Essential tremor: Possibly propanolol ( dosis has to be gradually increased) or primidone. 50% pts do not response to medical treatment. Brain stimulation there is for very frustrated pts. Some tremors may improve after drinking alcoholic beverages. ...Read more

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Are there any promising treatments in the pipeline for essential tremor?

Already: There are few effective medication already for essential tremor. You can visit with a neurologist for the most appropriate one for your case. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for essential tremor?

Is there a cure for essential tremor?

No cure: Some patients require only intermittent tremor reduction, such as when attending a meeting or engaging in a social activity. For these patients, a cocktail or beer prior to the activity may be sufficient. An alternative is Propranolol (10-40 mg) approximately one half hour prior to the event. Alcohol consumption is not an appropriate maintenance therapy for patients who seek tremor reduction throu. ...Read more

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If a person have tremor in hands and head then what should he do to get rid of it?

Neurologic consult: First it would be important to determine the cause of the tremors. If they are related to medication you are currently taking, changing medications will see an improvement in the tremor. You should see a neurologist and be evaluated. The neurologist should be able to tell you what type of tremor you have, and the types of treatment options available including medications and possibly dbs/surgery. ...Read more

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

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