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What Is The Best Treatment For Essential Tremor
Essential tremor is a condition that involves an involuntary shaking movement caused by a brain disorder. The shaking is usually visible in the hands, but may also be seen in the arms, head, and eyelids. The voice may be affected as well. Although the shaking is involuntary, it also occurs during voluntary ...Read more
Essential tremor: Not to recommend excessive alcohol, but if your tremor transiently stops when you consume it, then any of the typical medications we prescribe can help but they all (propranolol, primidone, gabapentin, clonazepam) have side effects. There are natural remedies, less effective often. I avoid skullcap and valerian but they are recommended by many. Check my other answers on tremor for others. Dbs. ...Read more
I received an anwer that the botulinus toxin injection could be a more longful cure for my essential tremor. Can you give me more details please?
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
I have essential tremor. I take propranolol as medication but obviously it does not help me so much. I heard there is no cure for this. Is it true?
I have essential tremor at the early age of 17.Medication is ruled out, as i can't concentrate. How can I reduce the tremor this in social situations?
Are you sure?: How sure are you that you have essential tremor? It is fairly rare at 17. Please be sure you have seen a capable neurologist or even a neurology specialist in movement disorders to confirm this diagnosis. There are many causes of tremor and lets make sure you correctly diagnosed first. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have essential tremor. Its gotten worse over time - i can't eat soup with a spoon. Wine helps, but i'm a mom. Is there anything natural to help?
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