Category: Essential Tremor

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

Does Essential Tremor Have Stages?

Essential tremor (ET) is the most common movement disorder, involving rhythmic trembling of the hands, head, or voice in over 90% of cases (other body parts can also be affected). When symptoms first appear, may patients fear that they have Parkinson’s disease, a serious degenerative disorder that moves through worsening stages as brain cells die keep reading

Essential tremor is different from Parkinson’s disease and often far less serious

Benign Essential Tremor vs. Parkinson’s Disease: What’s the Difference? No one wishes for a chronic, long-lasting medical condition but some are more dreaded than others – especially if there’s no cure. Diseases that involve neurological deterioration are particularly fearful. They affect the brain and/or nervous system. They include deteriorating conditions like MS, ALS, Huntington’s disease, keep reading
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