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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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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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What are combinations of medical treatment that used practically to control tremor of et?

What are combinations of medical treatment that used practically to control tremor of et?

Essential tremor: Check out http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/essential-tremor/ds00367/dsection=treatments%2dand%2ddrugs for treatment options for essential tremor. Beta blockers are common option (here in the states, i can't vouch for india) as long as your blood pressure & heart rate can tolerate it. Check w/your family doc. ...Read more

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Tremors in right lower lip is it neural problem if yes causes treatment for it?

Tremors in right lower lip is it neural problem if yes causes treatment for it?

Tremors are treatabl: Lip twitching may be innocuous and caused by: •stress. •fatigue. •severe anxiety. •emotions like anger, amusement, fear. •potassium deficiency. •excessive stimulant intake •alcohol withdrawal or abuse. •cigarette or nicotine withdrawal •damage or irritation of the facial nerve if persistent then consider: hemifacial spasm tics parkinson's disease there are others. Please seek a neurologic eval. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for hand tremors?

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What is the best treatment for hand tremors?

Hand tremors: This depends on identifying the cause & correcting that, such as thyroid disease, parkinson disease, alcohol or drugs. ...Read more

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I have encephalitic parkinson since 2009, after initial 18 months there has been no improvement in my rigid limbs and tremors. Is there any treatment?

I have encephalitic parkinson since 2009, after initial 18 months there has been no improvement in my rigid limbs and tremors. Is there any treatment?

Yes: Some cases of Parkinsonism do not respond well to L-DOPA, so a different therapeutic approach is advised. Would suggest trial of Stalevo, (carbidopa and levodopa and entacapone) which contains entacapone, which may enhance the Sinemet effect, and you may be better off with a longer duration agonist such as Neupro patch. Would do active physical therapy, and maybe BOTOX, for the rigidity. Find movement disorder center at medical school ...Read more

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What is medication treatment of ischemic encephalopathy for adults? Men 54 years old is sick for 20 years. Dizziness, tremor, headages, weakness.

What is medication treatment of ischemic encephalopathy for adults? Men 54 years old is sick for 20 years. Dizziness, tremor, headages, weakness.

Encephalopathy: Ischemia is tissue damage from poor blood flow. If blood flow cannot be restored by stenting a blocked vessel, then usually we focus on managing cholesterol, blood pressure and other conditions which damage blood vessels like diabetes and smoking. A neurology consultation is needed. ...Read more

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What are the causes, symptoms and treatment options for Parkinson's disease in elderly women. Is mild tremor of the hands indicative of the illness?

What are the causes, symptoms and treatment options for Parkinson's disease in elderly women. Is mild tremor of the hands indicative of the illness?

Gods Rx Available!!: Dopamine meds are mainstay of treatment. Modern therapy recommends longer lasting, milder potency meds first: Azilect (mao-b selective inhibitor) & Dopamine agonists (requip xl/mirapex er/neupro--cautiously in the elderly). If these are inadequate & stronger meds are needed to manage symptoms, then sinemet +/- Comtan (stalevo (carbidopa and levodopa and entacapone) is both together) are begun. Tailor rx with side effects in mind. ...Read more

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