What do Essential Tremor (ET) and Parkinson’s Disease (PD) have in common? Well, the obvious answer is tremors. However, the tremors that characterize each condition differ. ET is characterized by action and postural tremors, while PD has rest tremors. As it turns out, ET and PD have some non-tremor things in common, too. A recent keep reading
Scientists are closing in on which parts of the brain have malfunctions that lead to essential tremor (ET). Although no one knows yet what causes those malfunctions to begin, there is imaging-based evidence of physical differences between the brains of people who have ET and the brains of those who don’t. For instance, in ET keep reading
People who have essential tremor (ET) often feel alone and isolated. As their tremors progress, it becomes painfully clear to them that people without ET have no idea what it’s like. When they have doctor appointments, they trust that the doctor knows what he or she is doing, but they rightly expect that the medical keep reading
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