Month: October 2017

4 New Views of Essential Tremor

Essential tremor (ET) is the most common movement disorder, with at least 200,000 new U.S. cases annually. While ET is not life-threatening, research has led to four new lines of thinking about ET. 1. A family of diseases Doctors and researchers are backing off from a universal approach to ET. Differences in ET patterns exist, keep reading

Making Music with Essential Tremor

Every person with essential tremor (ET) faces the prospect of progressive impairment. This means that over time, accomplishing daily tasks such as drinking, using eating utensils, zipping or buttoning clothes, doing email, etc. may become embarrassing and extremely challenging. In addition, losing the ability to perform one’s job or professional responsibilities threatens an ET patient’s keep reading

10 Conditions that Cause Tremors

Tremors, or involuntary shaking of fingers, hands, head, voice or other body parts, are inevitably startling and concerning when they first begin. Although they may be painless, it is disturbing to have something occur that cannot be controlled by an act of will. It is also frightening; although most tremors are not due to life keep reading
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