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1. A passive large-amplitude vibratory movement used in massage.
2. A vibratory technique used in chest physical therapy to facilitate pulmonary drainage.
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Q. how do you know if you have early onset of alzheimers? i'm 47. i do have extreme tremors at times and memory l i was told this could be what i have by a psychiatrist. What else can cause me to have these symptoms at my age and how do i know?

A. any time ;)

Q. Should I go for the knife? I have essential tremor for many years, and in the last few years it seems nothing helps it, and although I tried all the drugs my doctor could offer me, nothing helps. It really ruins my life, and recently I read about a surgery that suppose to treat it, called thalamotomy- does anyone know anything about it?

A. It's a possibility, and considered effective (reducing tremor in most of the patients). However, it has quite serious side effects, that can result even in weakness of some parts of your body. You should think really good before you opt for this treatment. Good luck!

Q. How do you tell between temporal shaky hands and parkinson disease? My dear granpa's hands are being a bit shaky lately. I was wondering if I should worry about Parkinson's disease or is it most likely to be something else? How to tell? are there other symptoms for Parkinson's?? Any help...

A. The tremor (shaking body parts) of Parkinson disease appears during rest of the limb and disappears or weakens during active movement. Additionally, Parkinson's disease cause walking problems and slow movements.

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Relatively little work has been done to-date on the shaking severity from induced earthquakes.
Ear infections are a prime cause of head shaking, and can be persistent and difficult to treat.
Intensity 1 means people hardly feel the shaking. Intensity 2 means a few people might feel the shaking if they are at rest or on the upper floors of a building.
Adrianne Hickey from Llanrug woke to feel her whole house "shaking".
Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes at least; a good simmer time will lessen the amount of shaking required (read below about the shaking).
The benefit of shaking, though, is that it aerates juice and cream, and will mix thicker ingredients like egg whites or honey more efficiently than stirring.
The scientists, led by Dr Christian Schloegl, from the University of Vienna, wrote in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences: "We found compelling evidence for the ability of African grey parrots to use noise created during the shaking of containers to detect hidden food.
Hand shaking between genders has become a common gesture around the world, especially in business circles.
However, the shaken solution weighed 116 grams, gaining 46 grams from the amount of water knocked off from the ice cubes while shaking.
It should not be with a grip like a limp lettuce or without looking at the man you are shaking hands with.
A 5.9 MAGNITUDE earthquake hit the east coast of the United States yesterday, shaking much of Washington and sending people spilling into the streets near the White House.