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Essential Tremor – Often Confused with Parkinson’s Disease by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 21 Jul 2009 10:46pm The disease of essential tremor is known to be genetic, but that’s not 100% either.  Recently the EITF received a grant to further the research into finding a cure.  The Mayo Clinic also has quite a bit of information available at their website as well.  As with Parkinson's, deep brain stimulation is also an option in addition to drug treatment.  ... Read on »
tremor by heroteo heroteo Posted Thu 16 Feb 2012 3:54am Dear Forum members here are a few facts on Parkinson's tremor:Tremor in Parkinson's disease is usually a resting tremor, that improves when performing tasks.Most PD patients have some intentional tremor (tremor at action), but it is usually minor in severity.A very small number of PD patients have co-existent essential tremor.Treatment for PD tre ... Read on »
Multiple Sclerosis Related : Tremors by stuart Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Jan 2009 8:23pm 1 Comment The information found below comes directly for the NMSS Archives. Many people with MS experience some degree of tremor, or uncontrollable shaking. It can occur in various parts of the body. There are several types of tremor: Intention tremor—generally is greatest during physical movement; there is no shaking when a person is at res ... Read on »
Tremors and Multiple Sclerosis by stuart Patient Expert Posted Tue 17 Nov 2009 10:20pm There are several types of tremor: Intention tremor —generally is greatest during physical movement; there is no shaking when a person is at rest. The tremor develops and becomes more pronounced as the person tries to grasp or reach for something, or move a hand or foot to a precise spot. This is the most common and generally most disablin ... Read on »
An Unexpected Christmas 'Gift' -- TREMOR!!! by Bill S. Health Maven Posted Sat 25 Dec 2010 3:45pm I was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease nearly 11 years ago.  And for all that time, has never been a problem for me.  Every now and then, just a dab in my right thumb, maybe my forefinger. Today is .  I was just settling down to plow through a delicious sammich, when all of a sudden my right hand starts shaking.  Also my left hand ... Read on »
New edition of MS in focus on ataxia and tremor by stuart Patient Expert Posted Tue 17 Mar 2009 4:12am 1 Comment Source: MS International Federation March 2009 New edition of MS in focus on ataxia and tremor Just published: Issue 13 of our biannual magazine looks in detail at the difficult MS symptoms of ataxia and tremor. This latest edition of our magazine contains articles from leading ataxia and tremor experts from aroun ... Read on »
Falls and Tremors by Maryann Patient Expert Posted Sun 31 Jan 2010 9:43am Ring around the rosies. Pockets full of posies. Ashes, ashes We all fall down! I fell twice last week. At about one week before my last Tysabri infusion, which was last Thursday, my balance deteriorated and my tremors were out of control. When I was outside picking up after Montana, I fell. He was up on the deck and ... Read on »
Permanent Link: tremors for your seizures by yumers Posted Mon 03 Aug 2009 12:00am I used to take alprazolam (Xanax) for the daily anxiety that I would feel bubbling up to the surface by noon. But since the start of maintenance ECT, this level of anxiousness seems to have dissipated to a point where I’m no longer reaching for a pill to stop feeling like I’m crawling out of my skin. In fact, I haven’t taken alprazolam since Ju ... Read on »
Two Visions of Healthcare: One Political, One Medical. Unfortunately, Obamacare Beats Out Treatment for Tremors and Epilepsy. by Jim Pinkerton Posted Fri 19 Mar 2010 12:00am Last night on ABC World News, we saw, once again, the divide between two visions of healthcare. One, healthcare as a political football, and two, healthcare as a life-enhancing, even life-saving undertaking of doctors and scientists. Alas, the politicos got top billing. Diane Sawyer led the newscast with a live report from Jon K ... Read on »