How to Measure Essential Tremors

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I want to introduce this blog in an unusual way by starting with autism. A 2016 news item reported: The genetic risk for autism exists in every person, scientists today revealed. As a result, the principal signs of autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) are seen in each individual – just to varying degrees. Those with the most keep reading

Can Head Trauma Cause Essential Tremor?

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It seems like nearly every day brings some new health issue to be concerned about. If it isn’t mosquito-borne disease, it’s distracted drivers on their cell phones. Then there’s head trauma. This was brought to popular awareness by the movie “Concussion,” based on a real-life story about the doctor who identified extreme brain damage among keep reading

5 Key Points to Keep in Mind about ET

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Category: Essential tremor Key words: Essential tremor, research, brain abnormality, tremor progression, systemic treatment, neurosurgery, MRI-guided focused ultrasound, deep brain stimulation, support group 5 Key Points to Keep in Mind about Essential Tremor Millions of people have involuntary, uncontrollable tremors of the hands, head, voice or other body parts. When tremors are not the result keep reading

Essential Tremor and Cannabinoids

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When the movie “Reefer Madness” was made in 1936 it was anti-marijuana propaganda. When it resurfaced in the 1970s, it became something of a cult film, outdated and laughable to pro-marijuana users. In today’s world, the church group that first financed its production might well be shocked by our knowledge of the legitimate medicinal properties of the cannabis plant... keep reading
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