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Question: Bi-polar, essential tremor, IBS-related?

 marmar7a - Tue Jan 01, 2008 5:53 pm

I am a 35 year old female. I have an Aunt with these same symtoms. I was diagnosed bi-polar at age 13, developed essential/familial tremor and IBS 2 years ago. My essential tremor has spread from left hand to left foot to right foot, then finally right hand. (I also had a meningioma removed in 2002.) Do these symptoms add up to something? or are they seperate illnesses?
 Dr. Chan Lowe - Wed Jan 16, 2008 11:05 am

User avatar Hi Marmar7a,

To my knowledge these things are not interrelated. Keep in mind though that we are constantly discovering new information so there may be an unrelated link that we are not aware of at this point.

Best wishes.

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