Category: Essential Tremor

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

Essential Tremor Throughout History

ET Throughout History - Shakespeare - Sperling Neurosurgery Associates
We have no way of knowing if human beings have experienced tremors since the dawn of our remote ancestors. I have a hunch that essential tremor (ET) goes well back before recorded history. However, once the ancients were able to set down their observations on papyrus, parchment, or paper, “the shakes” have been documented throughout keep reading

6 Types of Tremors

Tremors and the Brain - Sperling Neurosurgery Associates
“Variety is the spice of life.” How often in your life did you hear those words? They first appeared in a 1785 poem by William Cowper, a popular 18th century poet who also wrote words to many hymns. He was also an ardent supporter of the anti-slavery movement of his time. It’s true that the keep reading
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