Primary orthostatic tremors

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What is primary orthostatic tremors?

Primary orthostatic tremor is a movement disorder characterized by a rapid rhythmical muscle contractions appearing as shakiness in the legs that occurs when standing. The tremor lessens partially or completely when the person is walking or sitting.

Common symptoms reported by people with primary orthostatic tremors

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Treatments taken by people with primary orthostatic tremors

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Who has primary orthostatic tremors on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 0
40s 2
50s 1
60s 6
70+ 8
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 1
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 2
60-69 years 1
70+ years 2

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 4
Female 13

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 7
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from primary orthostatic tremors patients who have completed their condition history
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