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causas de tremor da cabeca

head tremor

What is Tremor Cefálico (trembling of the head)?

Ohead tremoris the tremor that occurs in the head and can be associated with various types of disease. 

It can occur in the form of rhythmic horizontal movements (as if the person were doingno no), or vertical movements (as if you were making a movement fromyes yes).

It may even be more complex and be associated with other movement disorders such as inDystonias, in which there is muscle contraction of the neck muscles or other associated body parts.

Ohead tremorit can occur in several diseases or be isolated or symptoms. 

can be present inParkinson's Disease, Essential Tremor and Cervical Dystonias.

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How is   Head Tremor diagnosed?

ODiagnosis of Head Tremorit is clinical  and primarily aims to identify other signs and associated movement disorders, such as slowness of movement (present inParkinson's disease), tremor in upper limbs (present in Tessential remorse), and abnormal muscle contraction (present indystonias).

Manymedicinesmay trigger or worsen tremor, such as valproic acid, haloperidol, risperidone, lithium. Never discontinue the medication, even if you suspect that it is the cause of the tremor, without first talking to the doctor who prescribed it!

Some laboratory tests may be useful  to exclude associated causes, such as hormonal changes such as hyperthyroidism, neuropathies, infections, and others. 

How is Head Tremor Treated?

Oessential tremor treatment  is done through specific medications, taking into account whether there is an associated disease such as Parkinson's or essential tremor.
Many times there is no different symptom, only the shaking of the head.

In these cases, treatment begins with medication, but there is almost always a great response with the use of botulinum toxin (botox).

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