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What causes hand tremors?

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Posted on Tue, 5 Sep 2017
Question: I have shakes, ie. tremors, what can give relief?
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Answered by Dr. Neeraj Kumar (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Get examined and investigated by a neurologist

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
I have gone through your question and understand your concern.
Tremors at this age can be due to essential tremors or parkinsonism.
You need to get examined by a neurologist.
Clonazepam and primidone is preferable in old age.
The dosing needs to be increased gradually.
Thyroid profile should be done.
Hope you found the answer helpful.
Do get back to me for further information.
Regards
Dr N Kumar
Neurologist
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Brief Answer: Get examined and investigated by a neurologist Detailed Answer: Hello, I have gone through your question and understand your concern. Tremors at this age can be due to essential tremors or parkinsonism. You need to get examined by a neurologist. Clonazepam and primidone is preferable in old age. The dosing needs to be increased gradually. Thyroid profile should be done. Hope you found the answer helpful. Do get back to me for further information. Regards Dr N Kumar Neurologist