Category: Mental Health

Is Essential Tremor Turning You Into a Hermit?

Essential Tremor and Isolation - Sperling Neurosurgery Associates
Whether you’re an introvert or an extravert, relationships with family, friends, acquaintances, co-workers and even momentary encounters are not just a fact of life. Social interaction is essential for your wellbeing on every level. Here are just a few benefits of socializing: Physical wellness – boosts the immune system Mental wellness – reinforces a positive keep reading

How’s Your ET SEQ (Self Esteem Quotient)?

Essential tremor (ET) is a neurological disorder that causes involuntary shaking of the hands, head, voice and other parts of the body. Trembling hands are most obvious giveaway that something isn’t “normal”. Despite the estimated 7 million people who suffer with ET – a number that far exceeds the number of patients with Parkinson’s disease 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