Tremor in Multiple Sclerosis: Prevalence, Cause and Treatment

Lisa Emrich @LisaEmrich Health Guide December 04, 2012
  • Tremor, or uncontrolled shaking, is a highly disabling symptom of multiple sclerosis which is often associated with a more advanced disease course.  Tremor, an involuntary, rhythmic, muscle movement caused by repetitive contraction and relaxation of paired muscle groups, has long been recognized...

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  • Michaelbgerber
    Dec. 05, 2012

    You  are so smart! Impressive to say the least.

     

     About 2 months ago my tremors had become so bad that it was very difficult for me to feed myself. The doctor prescribed primidone and the effects were immediate and great. I now take it twice a day (and am thinking about increasing it to 3 times a day). I can feed myself, function on the keyboard...

    RHMLucky777

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    You  are so smart! Impressive to say the least.

     

     About 2 months ago my tremors had become so bad that it was very difficult for me to feed myself. The doctor prescribed primidone and the effects were immediate and great. I now take it twice a day (and am thinking about increasing it to 3 times a day). I can feed myself, function on the keyboard and do many other activities that were restricted because of the tremors.

     

     I've taken a lot of medications since my diagnosis and cannot give great testimonials about most of them. But I can for this one and if that helps anyone, then we have won another battle in this war against MS.

     

     Thank you for your article

    .

     Michael

  • Michaelbgerber
    Dec. 05, 2012

    You  are so smart! Impressive to say the least.

     

     About 2 months ago my tremors had become so bad that it was very difficult for me to feed myself. The doctor prescribed primidone and the effects were immediate and great. I now take it twice a day (and am thinking about increasing it to 3 times a day). I can feed myself, function on the keyboard...

    RHMLucky777

    Read More

    You  are so smart! Impressive to say the least.

     

     About 2 months ago my tremors had become so bad that it was very difficult for me to feed myself. The doctor prescribed primidone and the effects were immediate and great. I now take it twice a day (and am thinking about increasing it to 3 times a day). I can feed myself, function on the keyboard and do many other activities that were restricted because of the tremors.

     

     I've taken a lot of medications since my diagnosis and cannot give great testimonials about most of them. But I can for this one and if that helps anyone, then we have won another battle in this war against MS.

     

     Thank you for your article

    .

     Michael