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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Zehra Malik, M.B.B.S[2]


The mainstay of treatment for tremor is to recognize the type of tremor and underlying etiology and then treat is appropriately. Tremor cannot be cured but it can be managed optimally with indicated medications and non-pharmacological therapy.

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