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How is an intention tremor treated?

Nothing or meds. If it's thought to be due to parkinson's or something similar medications such as sinemet (carbidopa and levodopa) are trialed. There are a few different causes of tremor and not all are responsive to medications. Read more...
ET medications. Intention tremor is usually associated with essential tremor. There are a few medicines that can help with this. The most potent are probably primidone, Propranolol (and other beta blockers), and topiramate. You can also try non-medicinal techniques such as using heavier objects (i.e. Bigger pen when writing), and bracing your elbow. See a movement disorders neurologist. Read more...

What is the definition or description of: intention tremor?

See below. A tremor that occurs when a voluntary movement is made. An example would be a tremor that starts when reaching for a light switch. Read more...
Gets worse with use. An intention tremor gets worse as you try to reach for something. The tremor may be minimal or nonexistent at rest, but becomes worse as you try to reach out for something. Read more...

Intention tremor, can anyone help a surgeon?

Topiramate. Cerebellar tremors are very poorly responsive topiramate start very slow 25 mg and only increase very slow every 2 weeks------buspur has been tried, isoniazid, zofran (ondansetron) also studied. Read more...

I know that a Kinetic/intention tremor can be made worse by stress & anxiety but can stress & anxiety directly cause a intention/kinetic tremor? I'm not talking about an essential tremor. Thanks :)

Tremor. Release of compounds like adrenalin during anxiety may cause tremors even in people without essential or familial tremor. This may occur with stimulants like caffeine or with nicotine use,thyroid hormone,etc. Read more...
Therapy? Have you yet tried any form of psychotherapy? Typically, the optimal combination of things to treat emotional issues such as depression is medication (which, on your best day, is supposed to take the edge off symptoms) but the real gruntwork takes place in psychotherapist's consulting room. Read more...