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How can rehabilitation medicine help manage tremors?

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 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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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

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Is cannibus an effective choice for essential tremors? I do not condone illegal drugs.

There has been: Some research with it's use for parkinsonian tremors, but currently no research to suggest effectiveness in benign essential tremor. ...Read more

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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?

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

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What is the best medicine for tremors associated with parkinson's?

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 more

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Medicine prescribed for benign essential tremor (sounds like myciline) 50 mg bid?

Medicine prescribed for benign essential tremor (sounds like myciline) 50 mg bid?

Mysoline (primidone): Primidone is old medicine which break to phenobarbitol, it helps essential tremors, usually taken starting 50 mg. ...Read more

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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 more

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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Rehab (Definition)

Rehab is an abbreviation for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation is the process of restoring one back to good physical or mental health ...Read more