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How Can Rehabilitation Medicine Help Manage Tremors
Medicine and therapy: A physiatrist, or rehabilitation medicine physician is a doctor who deals with evaluation and treatment of, and recovery from, disability. (s)he can prescribe medication, guide and supervise physical and occupational therapy and advise regarding or in some cases perform certain therapies to assist with these treatments. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Nurse told me they had to give me medicine for tremors when they put me to sleep for surgery.What could have caused the tremors? Is this a concern?
Ask many questions: I would ask many questions, especially insisting on talking to the dr. Possibly see if you can talk to a nurse supervisor too. ...Read more
Dopamine: The best medical treatment for Parkinsons tremor is dopamine, normally in the form of sinemet, (carbidopa and levodopa) or levodopa-carbidopa. This may be given up to 1000-1500 mg of dopamine per day. Sometimes tremor is not effectively managed with medicine. There is a pacemaker type treatment called a brain stimulator that is sometimes helpful for people with a very bad tremor that cannot be controlled more easily. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is there any possible over-the-counter medicine i can take for my hand tremors? I'm prescribed medicines for it but waiting for my refills.
Unfortunately No!: Next time please refil medicine in time! ...Read more
At rest & active tremors for a yr now. No drug or alcohol use except clonzapeam 0.25mg & celexa (citalopram) 10mg. Had tremors b4 starting celexa (citalopram). Clonz making it?
Magnesium: Fatigue, anxiety, and tremor are all symptoms of magnesium deficiency. Calcium can block the uptake of magnesium. Poor stomach acid, low 25-oh vit d, chronic stress, caffeine use, and exposure to loud noise predispose to magnesium deficiency. Topical magnesium oil and green vegetables with supplemental taurine to enhance mag uptake, stress reduction, and gentle exercise can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am asthmatic , I have been taking salbutamol inhalor for the last two years , I have tremors now under stress.Please help , tell other medicine if nee?
Asthma: If you need to take the rescue treatment very frequent, that means your asthma is not under control and your physician may need to upgrade your treatment to include inhaled corticosteroids ( like advair, flovent, symbicort (budesonide and formoterol)...Etc). A good alternative to salbutamol with less tachycardia and anxiety would be Levalbuterol ( xopenex). ...Read more
Wut is causing my body tremors? Normal MRI & CT scans. No answer for a year & a half now. Very frustrated. I don't drink or do any drugs.
Essential tremor : Is a neurological disorder that causes a shaking. Essential tremor can affect almost any part of your body. The hands are the most affected, especially when performing simple tasks, such as drinking from a glass, writing or shaving. Good news is not a dangerous disorder, but can worsens over time and can occur at any age. See a neurologist to rule out the parkinson's disease. ...Read more
I'm 23 & have had an essential tremor since 9 years but would rather not take drugs, would a gluten-free diet help? & any other natural remedies?
Can bacterial vaginosis go away on its own or with non-medicine remedies? Developed bad reaction after first dosage (agitation, tingling, tremors).
32 year old male no drug use don't smoke bad migranes lately eyes hurt getting body tremors blood pressure is 142sys 118dia 108pulse resting?
I have hands tremor , before taking medicine not severe as is now, no anxiety and arrhythmia, but more severe in sensitive cases, inderal (propranolol) didn't helped.
Could tongue fasciculations,arm tremors,depression be a sign of Wilson's disease? Does long term use of psychiatric drugs cause Wilson's disease ?
My response: Psychiatric drugs do NOT cause Wilson's disease which is a problem with copper metabolism. This would be evaluated by blood testing including copper and ceruloplasmin. Since you seem concerned, see your doctor and uncover why you have issues. A tardive dyskinesia can be treated if present. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Essential tremor 80 yr male taking lots of risks climbing ladders driving 180 miles in a day.Focused on cleaning house Could this be due to low amount of dopamine found in MRI scan 2yrs ago and refused medication as wanted a normal life without drug?
Treatment not cure: The best and most effective medications for essential tremor reduce the tremor by 50% at best. There is no medication that is 100% effective. E.g. Propranolol may require very high doses to be effective but then produce unwanted side effects. This is a constant battle for patients! Check out: www.essentialtremor.org for best information and products to use other than drugs. ...Read more
MyMom is experiencing resting tremor. Her right hand is shaking at rest.Are there any tests to diagnose tremor and parkinson differently?.What kind of medicine can she use, Is the use of medicine impotant tolesson the progression or it wont change.
I am having tramadol withdrawal any suggested medicines to overcome fatigue, insomnia, chills, tremors, depression?
Prednisone is the only drug that cures my headaches, foggy mind, body wide myalgia, and tremors. Only my WBC is elevated. Is there something wrong?
Move Cautiously: Here is the tricky part about Prednisone, in the initial use of Prednisone WBCs rise and specifically the neutrophils ( the WBCs responsible for fighting acute infections) but with prolonged use of Pred WBCs can actually decrease dangerously and cause your immune system to weaken, Blood sugar to rise , calcium to deplete from your bones, etc etc. I would see my primary Doc periodically ...Read more
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