What is Tremor?

It is a repetitive abnormal movement of usually hands or at times other areas. Diseases like Parkinson, drugs, alcohol abuse or withdrawal etc can cause tremors.

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my husband is suffering from severe depression, but I believe he is suffering from lewey bodies, he has tremors, is forgetful, balance problem, constipatation, and won't even go outside for 3 months.... what can i do to help him, he is just not the same anymore. this has gone on for 1yr.
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Your husband is suffering from severe depression. He is having tremors, forgetfulness, problems of balance, constipation, poor social interaction symptoms.

From available picture it seems that he is suffering from depression. Tremors can be due to anxiety. Dementia with Lewy...
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i took seroflow250 inhaler yesterday 8 times whereas i m prescribed 2 take asthaline ...i m asthamatic i am 24 years old....2day morning m suffering from increased heartbeat n tremors...with it normal...or shall i consult my doctor immidiately??

Thank you for asking at HCM.

Seroflow contains a drug Salmeterol and Asthalin contains drug salbutamol. Both salmeterol and salbutamol can cause increased heart beat and tremors.

I would suggest you to consult your doctor if dose reduction or change to another medicines is possible. Also,...
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I need to know side effects for Pravastatin Sodium. I am currently experiencing slight tremors of the Left hand and neck-head. This was not the case before the surgery & medication. No family history of tremors or Parkinson's.
Brief Answer:
Major fear is muscle pain

Detailed Answer:
Hi and thank you so much for this query.

I am so sorry to hear about these tremors. The most feared side effect of pravastatin is muscle pains. Tremors are not a recognized side effect of this medication. I will suggest that you continue...
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my mom has been diagnosed with essential tremors and they tell her they will get worse what can i do to help her she is willing to do anything and tries to eat healthy she is skinny and only drinks wine to help with the tremors at night and one glass usually calms her down she is 78 thank you for any help

Essential tremor can be a very disabling condition and can potentially wreck the quality of life of the person. Some medicines like Propranolol, trihexiphenidyl and Primidone are used in an attempt to control it, but they can at best only control the tremors to an extent. The most promising...
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Hi , My wife has high blood pressure that we need to "accurately monitor as she has tremors in her right arm" I believe (husband) that these tremors reveal themselves at the high diastolic times + 100-160 although I am having a hard time believing the readings from life source blood pressure device. What would you recommend as a most accurate device as "I believe that the high blood pressures are the cause of her tremors in her right arm" Regards, John Schuetz
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it is unlikely to have tremors in only right hand due to high blood pressure. What is the blood pressure in left arm at that time? it is possible that instruments measure incorrect BP in right hand because of tremors. you can check it in left arm...
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