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Essential Tremor: Lifestyle And Herbal Remedies

Herbal remedies and lifestyle advice for essential tremor

Essential tremor is the most common form of disorder related to movement. Essential tremor is a chronic neurological disorder that more commonly affects the upper parts of the hands. However, this disorder can also affect any other part of the body. Minor forms of essential tremor are observed in many people, the symptoms are so mild that the person does not even acknowledge them. To know more about the symptoms please read the full post.

The Cause and Symptom of Essential Tremors:

Out of control and involuntary shaking of the affected part of the body is caused due to malfunctioning of the nerves that are connected to those areas. The chief cause of Essential Tremor is not yet understood, however, this condition may be passed on in the family. Essential Tremor can be experienced by people of all age groups, but it is more commonly observed in senior people (especially above the age group of sixty five). Women are more susceptible to having Essential Tremor in comparison to men.

The essential tremor symptoms are more highlighted when the person is doing an activity involving the use of the affected part like writing or holding a platter in one hand. Some people experience uncontrolled shaking in parts other than the hands like the neck, head, eyebrow as well as jaw. In rare circumstances the Essential Tremor symptoms spread to the legs or lower parts of the body.

This is not a life-threatening disorder, but the disability caused because of this disorder is quite high.

Treatment and Home Cures:

There is no prescribed test to diagnose this disorder. You must consult the medical professionals to ensure that it is not related to any other ailment such as Parkinson’s syndrome. The Essential Tremor does not have any definite cure as of yet. However, the symptoms of the Essential Tremors can be reduced with home cures, simple tips and if required medication.

1. Good rest:

Tired muscles of the affected parts can increase the shaking. Therefore, you must take proper rest to avoid uncontrollable bouts of shaking caused by fatigue. Have proper seven to eight hours sleep at night. If the symptoms worsen during nighttime can make it difficult for you to sleep then you need to consult your doctor.

2. Relaxation:

Stress as well as anxiety can trigger shaking of the affected part. Hence, you muse relax yourself and try to stay away from stressful situations. You must also practice some relaxation technique like meditation, reiki or deep breathing to relax yourself on everyday basis.

3. Avoid caffeinated drinks:

Even scientific research has confirmed that caffeinate drinks stimulates the secretion of adrenaline, which may increase the trembling of the affected part. Hence, the patients must avoid the consumption of tea and coffee. You must switch to herbal tea for better health.

4. Reduce the consumption of Alcoholic drinks:

Studies have shown that symptoms of essential tremor may lessen for a while. The symptoms return once the effect of alcohol has died. Hence, you must reduce the intake of alcoholic drinks else you be become addicted to it feeling that it helps in calming down the symptom for a short while.

5. Herbal cures:

Herbs like a skull cap, arnica, Gotu kola (Centella Asiatica), lady’s slipper and german chamomile has a positive effect on the symptoms of Essential Tremor. The ingredients in these herbs enhance the functioning of the nervous system.

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  • Sir my name thippi age 25 only I have hands shaking since 7years ago now little high and one one time hand leg sholders also please suggest best medicines without side effects please sir 🙏

  • My age 70+ Dr.last five years I have Essential Tremors both hands
    Before I have mild last three week’s to much I can not hold glass
    I can not take allopathic medicine due to side effects
    Please advise some Ayurvedic medicine


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