physiologic tremor


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physiologic tremor

[‚fiz·ē·ə′läj·ik ′trem·ər]
(physiology)
A tremor in normal individuals, caused by fatigue, apprehension, or overexposure to cold.
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1998a); b) they have been validated against quantitative computerized tremor analysis-derived diagnoses (Louis and Pullman 2001); and c) these criteria were specifically designed to minimize the inclusion of individuals with enhanced physiologic tremor, which is highly prevalent (Louis et al.
Physiologic tremors primarily occur in cases of anxiety and stress, and the use of beta-blockers can be indicated in more severe cases and before important events (24).
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