Tremors can be caused by a number of underlying neurological diseases. They could commonly represent Parkinson's disease or may be because of a condition called Essential tremor
. If it is essential tremor, the disease is not itself life threatening, but the tremors can be very disabling. Few medicines can be tried, but usually does not provide complete relief. Modern surgical treatments like stereotacic neurosurgery and deep brain stimulation
can be helpful in well selected patients.
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