Tremor is a rhythmic muscle movement that is usually harmless as a normal body reaction. In some cases, however, tremor can be caused by a serious illness . For your long-term health, it is therefore advisable to treat your tremor at an early stage . Our experienced doctors will accompany you in this process at all our locations.
Tremor is not a disease in its own right, but a symptom of other diseases - such as Parkinson's syndrome. The term describes a rhythmic involuntary twitching of individual parts of the body or the entire body, which can occur sporadically or persistently. The origin of the movement is the interaction of two muscles working in opposite directions.
The diagnosis of tremor has numerous sub-genres. Tremors are initially divided into the following categories:
In addition, doctors know the following tremor types :
The triggers of tremor are varied and often unexplained. The most important proven causes include:
A tremor is marked by :
The first step in treating your tremor is diagnosis. As part of this, we at Avi Medical first clarify the trigger of the tremor. For this purpose, the following medical measures are used:
This is followed by targeted therapy - appropriate to the cause of the tremor. In cases where there is a serious underlying disease or disorder (such as hyperthyroidism), this is treated primarily.
For essential and orthostatic tremors, therapy includes medications such as beta blockers and epilepsy medications.