It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Brain & Nervous System Disorders Message Board

  • Essential Tremor and playing guitar

  • Post New Thread   Closed Thread
    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Old 01-15-2004, 08:21 PM   #1
    Faust
    Newbie
     
    Faust's Avatar
     
    Join Date: May 2003
    Location: Seattle
    Posts: 8
    Faust HB User
    Essential Tremor and playing guitar

    I have been diagnosed with "essential tremor." I've had it since an early age and it affects mainly fine motor skill activities like playing guitar or writing. The longer period of time my hand tenses, the worse it gets too. I notice it maybe after just 3 minutes. For more information visit [url]www.essentialtremor.com[/url]. I guess mine is pretty mild, but it is still quite annoying and when my hand starts shaking I get that out of control feeling which I think hinders my guitar playing.

    I was wondering if anybody has the same problem or has any advice or any kind of recomendations.... anything is very appreciated. I'm taking medications, but it hasn't been helping to the degree I'd like it to. I'm taking 2 together (primidone and inderal) since both of them didn't work individually. I just added the inderal and it made me really tired, but I don't see any other way out. I'm impatient with this stuff because I love playing and I'm going to music school which is quite frightening.

     
    Sponsors Lightbulb
       
    Closed Thread

    Related Topics
    Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
    Essential Tremors elle45 Brain & Nervous System Disorders 3 08-21-2009 10:50 AM
    low ferritin/essential tremor relation? cme10ae Anemia 3 03-11-2009 07:40 AM
    can essential tremor lead to anxiety attack or depression knightayan Brain & Nervous System Disorders 2 11-15-2008 05:21 AM
    Essential Tremor AnnieinPA Neuromuscular Diseases 3 05-04-2007 06:09 PM
    Essential Tremor, anxiety AnnieinPA Anxiety 2 09-29-2006 11:56 AM
    Katkin - playing guitar?? studyin Inner Ear Disorders 15 05-18-2005 03:55 PM




    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Search this Thread:

    Advanced Search

    Posting Rules
    You may not post new threads
    You may not post replies
    You may not post attachments
    You may not edit your posts

    BB code is On
    Smilies are On
    [IMG] code is Off
    HTML code is Off
    Trackbacks are Off
    Pingbacks are Off
    Refbacks are Off




    Sign Up Today!

    Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

    I want my free account

    All times are GMT -7. The time now is 09:32 AM.





    © 2022 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved.
    Do not copy or redistribute in any form!