Coping with trembling?

i have essential tremors which affect my hands and head and sometimes my legs when i feel particularly anxious. i want to know what causes essential tremors? is stress a common trigger? what medication is there that can stop the tremors? when i try to stand still my head nods and i fidget. this is why i try... show more i have essential tremors which affect my hands and head and sometimes my legs when i feel particularly anxious.

i want to know what causes essential tremors?
is stress a common trigger?
what medication is there that can stop the tremors?
when i try to stand still my head nods and i fidget.
this is why i try to avoid everyday things like waiting at a bus stop or standing in a queue in a supermarket because they get me stressed and the tremors get worse.
sometimes i cannot stand up and face someone unless i have something to lean against because my body shakes so bad
or i cannot stop and face someone when i feel like that.
when i was working people thought i was mad because i wouldn't stop for breaks, but what they didn't know was that i didn't stop because my nerves are so bad.
if someone stopped to talk to me i would keep walking and seeing people made me feel nervous.
i still panic in crowds, yesterday i had a panic attack and i wanted to run out of the room.
Update: thanks for your advice Raye kaye but unfortunately my doctor and I don't get on. he once shouted at me and said there is nothing wrong with you! it made me cry because this is someone who has not walked in shoes and although he is subject to anxiety, it is only triggered under stressful conditions. I'm... show more thanks for your advice Raye kaye
but unfortunately my doctor and I don't get on.
he once shouted at me and said there is nothing wrong with you!
it made me cry because this is someone who has not walked in shoes and although he is subject to anxiety, it is only triggered under stressful conditions.
I'm anxious all the time even when everything is ok around me.
and there he was telling me I'm ok.
is it ok or normal to feel nervous without reason day and night?
so you see this is what I'm up against, doctors who don't take people seriously and also the government are now forcing them to overlook people like me because it's part of their agenda.
if i commit suicide one day soon perhaps then they will take me seriously but it will be too late then.
Update 2: thanks idania for your advice. over the years my doc has given me from Prozac(which made me feel worse)to these little blue tablets that i overdosed on and couldn't walk for days after. I'm now on propananol for the rest of my life but they don't take away the anxiety. i keep thinking to end my life... show more thanks idania for your advice.
over the years my doc has given me from Prozac(which made me feel worse)to these little blue tablets that i overdosed on and couldn't walk for days after.
I'm now on propananol for the rest of my life
but they don't take away the anxiety.
i keep thinking to end my life unless someone takes me seriously but of course i don't want to die..well not yet and not by my own hand.
but having panic disorder has wrecked the quality of my life.
I'm a nervous wreck.
yesterday i had a major panic attack when a friend showed me around my local kingdom hall.
i was panicking and trying to calm down but it just got worse until i couldn't stand it anymore and i quickly left the building.
i felt ashamed but i couldn't help it.
how can i become a Jehovah's witness when i am so wracked with anxiety?
when someone talks to me i panic all the time.
i start fidgeting and don't know where to look or do?
i just pretend to be confident when really I'm not.
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