How Many Conditions Lead to Tremors?

Essential Tremor - Hand Tremors - Sperling Neurosurgery Associates
We hear countless stories about people who had hand tremors since childhood or their teens, but were diagnosed with essential tremor (ET) later in adulthood. We hear fewer stories—but still a substantial number—of people who developed hand tremors between ages 40-60 who were initially misdiagnosed as having Parkinson’s disease; later it turned out to be keep reading

Can Managing Stress Calm Hand Tremors?

ET and Stress Management - Sperling Neurosurgery Associates
Involuntary hand tremors can rob a person’s quality of life. Some tremors stem from an underlying neurological condition such as Parkinson’s disease (PD). More commonly, the source is a movement disorder called essential tremor (ET), a progressive but non-life-threatening condition. Many persons with ET or PD find that stress worsens tremors, but there’s a difference keep reading

“Just Say No” to ET Drugs

Just Say No to ET Drugs - Sperling Neurosurgery Associates
Anyone who takes drugs to control essential tremor (ET) is not doing so for recreational purposes. Life with ET ranges from annoying to desperate. When a person is diagnosed with ET, the first line of defense is almost always prescription medication. Knowing that drugs may help offers a ray of hope. And, for about 50% keep reading
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