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ESSENTIAL TREMOR
TREMORS
ELBLE RJ
PROPRANOLOL
PARKINSON
DOUBLE-BLIND CONTROLLED
GAMMA KNIFE
THALAMOTOMY
CONTROLLED TRIAL
HEAD TREMOR
DOUBLE-BLIND TRIAL
PLACEBO-CONTROLLED TRIAL
DOUBLE-BLIND PLACEBO-CONTROLLED
TREMOR USUALLY
TREMOR RATING SCALE
KINETIC TREMOR
DYSTONIC TREMOR
TRANSCRANIAL MAGNETIC STIMULATION
HEREDITARY ESSENTIAL TREMOR
REFRACTORY ESSENTIAL TREMOR
TREAT ESSENTIAL TREMOR
LOUIS ED
AGE
UNITED STATES
ANXIETY
CONTROL
FURTHER
MEMBER
SIMILAR
INDIVIDUALS
PROCEDURE
FAMILIES
ACTIVITIES
RISK
INHERITED
CASES
WORSE
FACTORS
UNKNOWN
PERSON
HANDS
PEOPLE
COMMON FORM
DEMENTIA
COGNITIVE FUNCTION
PREVALENCE
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Definitions

  1. Essential tremor is a postural tremor that is accentuated by voluntary movement.
  2. Essential tremor is one of the most common movement disorders.
  3. Essential tremor is a common condition that may be hereditary.
  4. Essential tremor is a common and generally undermined movement disorder.
  5. Essential tremor is the most common form of all movement disorders.

Essential Tremor

  1. Class IV. Koller WC. Propranolol therapy for essential tremor of the head. (Web site)
  2. A randomized placebo-controlled comparative trial of gabapentin and propranolol in essential tremor.
  3. For patients with severe, disabling, medication-refractory essential tremor, surgery is a reasonable treatment option.
  4. Louis ED, Ottman R, Hauser WA. How common is the most common adult movement disorder: estimates of the prevalence of essential tremor throughout the world. (Web site)
  5. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved DBS as a treatment for essential tremor in 1997, for Parkinson's disease in 2002, and dystonia in 2003. (Web site)

Tremors

  1. The effect of nimodipine on essential tremor. (Web site)
  2. The gait disorder of advanced essential tremor. (Web site)
  3. Botulinum toxin treatment for spasticity and essential tremor.
  4. Olanzapine efficacy in the treatment of essential tremor. (Web site)
  5. Essential tremor: clinical correlates in 350 patients. (Web site)

Elble Rj

  1. Elble RJ. 2002. Essential tremor is a monosymptomatic disorder.
  2. Moody C, Elble RJ, Higgins C. 1986. Voluntary ballistic movements are time-locked to essential tremor.
  3. Elble RJ. 1995. The role of aging in the clinical expression of essential tremor.
  4. Elble RJ. 1997. Mild essential tremor in ostensibly normal older people.
  5. Elble RJ. Quantitative analysis of essential tremor in posture and handwriting.

Propranolol

  1. Essential tremor may be treated with beta blockers (such as propranolol and nadolol) or primidone, an anticonvulsant. (Web site)
  2. In our experience, propranolol and primidone are equally effective in the treatment of essential tremor. (Web site)
  3. Propranolol (Inderal) is the only drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the management of essential tremor.
  4. Topiramate in essential tremor: pooled data from a double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover trial. (Web site)
  5. Metoprolol and propranolol in essential tremor: a double-blind, controlled study. (Web site)

Parkinson

  1. Comparison of thalamotomy to deep brain stimulation of the thalamus in essential tremor. (Web site)
  2. Bilateral thalamic stimulation for the treatment of essential tremor. (Web site)
  3. Unilateral thalamic deep brain stimulation for refractory essential tremor and Parkinson’s disease tremor. (Web site)
  4. Essential tremor is as much as 20 times more prevalent than Parkinson disease.

Double-Blind Controlled

  1. Double-blind controlled trial of gabapentin in essential tremor.
  2. Keller WC: Long-acting propranolol in essential tremor.
  3. Phenobarbital and propranolol in essential tremor: a double-blind controlled clinical trial. (Web site)
  4. Louis ED, Pullman S. 2001. Comparison of clinical and electrophysiological methods of diagnosing essential tremor.
  5. Background: Essential tremor (ET) is one of the most common tremor disorders in adults and is characterized by kinetic and postural tremor. (Web site)

Gamma Knife

  1. Most people with ET have essential tremor affecting their hands or head. (Web site)
  2. Functional outcomes after gamma knife thalamotomy for essential tremor and MS-related tremor.
  3. Emergence of complex, involuntary movements after gamma knife radiosurgery for essential tremor.
  4. Higgins JJ, Loveless JM, Jankovic J, Patel P. Evidence that a gene for essential tremor maps to chromosome 2p in four families.

Thalamotomy

  1. Ventralis InterMedius ( Vim) DBS has virtually replaced Thalamotomy in the routine clinical treatment of Essential Tremor. (Web site)
  2. Stereotactic thalamotomy in the treatment of essential tremor of the upper extremity: reassessment including a blinded measure of outcome. (Web site)
  3. Thalamotomy is used for essential tremor and tremor associated with Parkinson's disease. (Web site)

Controlled Trial

  1. Mov Disord 1998 May;13(3):465-7 Double -blind controlled trial of gabapentin in essential tremor.
  2. Beta-adrenoreceptor mechanisms in essential tremor; a double-blind placebo controlled trial of metoprolol, sotalol and atenolol. (Web site)

Head Tremor

  1. There is nothing in Hitler-s family history to suggest essential tremor, a condition in which head tremor is common.
  2. The carbonic anhydrase inhibitors acetazolamide and methazolamide are effective in some patients with essential tremor, particularly those with head tremor.

Double-Blind Trial

  1. A double-blind trial of clonazepam in benign essential tremor. (Web site)
  2. A double-blind trial of isoniazid for essential tremor and other action tremors. (Web site)

Placebo-Controlled Trial

  1. A pilot, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of pregabalin (Lyrica) in the treatment of essential tremor. (Web site)
  2. Gabapentin for essential tremor: a multiple-dose, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.
  3. Topiramate in essential tremor: a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.
  4. The effect of acetazolamide on essential tremor: an open-label trial. (Web site)

Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled

  1. Class I. Connor GS. A double-blind placebo-controlled trial of topiramate treatment for essential tremor. (Web site)
  2. New alternative agents in essential tremor therapy: double-blind placebo-controlled study of alprazolam and acetazolamide. (Web site)

Tremor Usually

  1. Treatment of essential tremor usually begins with primidone or propranolol monotherapy.
  2. Essential tremor usually effects the head, neck, voice and upper extremities.
  3. People with essential tremor will usually have shaking head and hands, but the tremor may involve other parts of the body. (Web site)

Tremor Rating Scale

  1. Ninety consecutive patients with essential tremor were assessed with the Beck Depression Inventory, Tremor Rating Scale, and PDQ-39 quality of life scale. (Web site)

Kinetic Tremor

  1. Essential tremor is defined as the presence of postural and kinetic tremor.

Dystonic Tremor

  1. The pattern of dystonic tremor may differ from essential tremor. (Web site)

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

  1. Transcranial magnetic stimulation of the cerebellum in essential tremor: a controlled study. (Web site)
  2. Resetting of essential tremor and postural tremor in Parkinson's Disease with transcranial magnetic stimulation. (Web site)

Hereditary Essential Tremor

  1. A study of hereditary essential tremor. (Web site)

Refractory Essential Tremor

  1. Unilateral thalamic deep brain stimulation for refractory essential tremor and Parkinson's disease tremor.

Treat Essential Tremor

  1. DBS is also used to treat Essential Tremor. (Web site)

Louis Ed

  1. Benito-León J, Louis ED. Essential tremor: emerging views of a common disorder.

Age

  1. Essential tremor is a common movement disorder that slowly progresses with age.

United States

  1. Essential tremor is a common movement disorder that affects between 5 and 10 million persons in the United States.

Anxiety

  1. Observation, stress, anxiety, fatigue, and certain drugs exacerbate essential tremor.

Control

  1. Winkler GF, Young RR. The control of essential tremor by propranolol.

Further

  1. Personality in essential tremor: further evidence of non-motor manifestations of the disease.

Member

  1. If an essential tremor occurs in more than one member of a family, it is called a familial tremor. (Web site)

Similar

  1. Clinical characteristics may be similar to those seen in patients with essential tremor. (Web site)
  2. Alcohol withdrawal tremor is similar to essential tremor on examination but with subtle differences. (Web site)

Individuals

  1. Cognitive functioning in individuals with "benign" essential tremor.

Procedure

  1. The procedure also treats essential tremor, a neurological movement disorder.
  2. The procedure is also used to treat essential tremor, a common neurological movement disorder. (Web site)

Families

  1. Essential tremor often runs in families and is sometimes called familial tremor. (Web site)

Activities

  1. If it is severe, essential tremor can mildly interfere with activities, especially fine motor skills such as writing.

Risk

  1. Variant in the sequence of the LINGO1 gene confers risk of essential tremor.

Inherited

  1. Essential tremor may be inherited.

Cases

  1. In most cases, essential tremor runs in families.

Worse

  1. Position Name Description At rest Resting tremors Tremors that are worse at rest include Parkinsonian syndromes and essential tremor if severe. (Web site)

Factors

  1. Essential tremor is worsened by the same factors that enhance physiologic tremor.

Unknown

  1. The mechanism by which alcohol decreases an essential tremor is unknown.
  2. The cause of essential tremor is unknown, although it does run in some families. (Web site)

Person

  1. Essential tremor is not the same as Parkinson Disease, and usually does not lead to it, although in some cases the two conditions may overlap in one person. (Web site)

Hands

  1. Three times more prevalent than Parkinson's disease, essential tremor involves uncontrollable shaking of the hands, arms, head or voice. (Web site)
  2. Essential tremor is bilateral and the hands are almost always affected, along with the face, head or trunk. (Web site)

People

  1. He, however, added that that did not mean that people with essential tremor have an increased risk of developing Parkinson's disease.
  2. Many people have what is called "essential tremor," in which the tremor is the only symptom. (Web site)
  3. To find out if octanoic acid can improve hand tremor in people with essential tremor. (Web site)

Common Form

  1. Essential tremor is the most common form of abnormal tremor.

Dementia

  1. People with essential tremor were more than two times more likely to develop dementia than people who did not have the movement disorder. (Web site)

Cognitive Function

  1. Population-based case-control study of cognitive function in essential tremor. (Web site)

Prevalence

  1. Louis, E. D., & Rios, E. (2009). Embarrassment in essential tremor: Prevalence, clinical correlates and therapeutic implications. (Web site)
  2. Estimates of the prevalence of essential tremor throughout the world. (Web site)

Categories

  1. Tremor
  2. Parkinson's Disease
  3. Brain Stimulation
  4. Propranolol
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