Tremors Patient


“Good Bye Pipe” these were the first words uttered by an 85 year old gentleman after a successful tremor surgery, enabling him to drink with his hands instead of straw…

Lifestyle Modification

  • Eliminating the “triggers” such as caffeine and other stimulants from the diet.
  • Essential tremor may benefit from slight doses of ethanol.
  • Change the use of hand if the tremor is unilateral.
  • Physiotherapy and occupational therapy – may help to improve coordination and muscle control for some patients and reduce tremors.
  • It is better to avoid awkward or unconformable position.
  • Reduce stress level try to relax.
  • Fatigue often makes tremors worst so better to take enough sleep and rest well.
  • Even a small amounts of alcohol seem to relieve essential tremor in some patients.
  • Before Social Outing consult a doctor and take small amount of dose of medication which may help to reduce tremors.
  • Use auto dial on a cell phone.
  • Place a napkin between cup and saucer to avoid rattling when lifting to drink.