Tremor of the head ( tremor) - Causes, Symptoms and Treatment .MF .

August 12, 2017 17:52 | Head

Symptoms similar to Tremor:

• tremor
• shaking
head • constantly shaking his head
• Vibration
• Shiver feet
• Hand shake
• Trembling

- Benign tremors

Tremor, not havingany apparent reason, or benign, is perhaps the most common motor disorder.It is called the family (hereditary), senile or youthful.However, the tremor is not always benign and can proceed very hard, and in half of the cases there is no indication of its hereditary character.There is, as a rule, in youth or adolescence.It starts usually with one hand, then spreads to the other.Chance chin tremor of the head, tongue, body and legs occasionally.A person can not write, hold a cup, spoon and other items.Tremor increases with excitement and alcohol use.Jitter is most pronounced when the arms are extended forward.If the process involves the muscles of the tongue and throat, then it is broken.The gait is not changed.Treatments of this kind of tremor in most cases not needed.Jitter is significant physician may prescribe propranolol

or primidone.If tremor occurs only when the emotional stress, then limited to a single dose of drugs with sedative and hypnotic effect.For example, lorazepam 30 minutes before the tremor provoking situation.

- Postural tremor

can also wear a good character and be a manifestation of heredity, increased anxiety, thyroid disease, characterized by its hyperfunction.This type of tremor also provoke abstinence (breaking) as a result of alcohol or drugs (cocaine, heroin).Overdose of certain drugs or poisoning chemicals can also cause a vibrating conveyor.Postural tremor melkorazmashisty always better noticeable when a man pulls his hands and fingers rastopyrivat.Do not disappear when moving, increases with concentration of attention (when the patient tries to reduce

-. Intention tremor

The cerebellum is responsible for balance when walking and with his defeat there is intention tremor It differs rough krupnorazmashistymi movements that are not in.. alone and appear in purposeful movements, especially at the end of a patient from a standing position with arms outstretched and eyes closed can not get up the nose

greatest concern is the type of tremor called asterixis Movement when it resemble the flapping of wings -.. a slow spasmodicflexion and extension of limbs.

Diseases in which there is a tremor

  • alcohol Abuse and alcoholism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Parkinson's disease
  • poisoning by salts of heavy metals (eg mercury)
  • Wilson's disease (a serious hereditary disease,characterized by the accumulation of copper in the blood, liver and brain)
  • hepatic, respiratory or renal failure
  • midbrain defeat

Causes tremor

• Alcohol or drug abuse
• The cerebellum
disease • hereditary tremor (benign essential tremor, as theusually starts in middle age or later in life)
• Fear, anxiety (stress)
• Medications (both prescription and non-prescription)
• Physiological tremor (from exercise, fatigue)

handle the way physicians if there tremor:


Examples of drugs tremor

• atenolol, Tenormin
• Beta-blockers
• levodopa-carbidopa, Sinemet
• metoprolol, Lopressor, Toprol XL
• propranolol, Inderal, Inderal LA