About Essential Tremor

Essential Tremor (ET), also known as familial tremor and benign essential tremor, is a neurological condition that causes a rhythmic trembling of the hands, head, voice, legs or trunk. It is often confused with Parkinson’s Disease and Dystonia

Your first question may be:  ET vs Parkinson’s Disease:  How do they differ ?

Making informed decisions is very important. Because knowledge is essential to making informed choices, the International Essential Tremor Foundation developed a glossary to help ET patients, their loved ones, and caregivers. ET Glossary of Common Terms

Living with ET can be a challenge. In this six-minute video, people living with ET tell their stories in their own words; the video goes beyond issues of diagnosis, medications and surgery.“Essential Tremor is more than a tremor”

Look at the current research being conducted in Canada at Sunnybrook Hospital  Revolutionary scalpel-free surgery

For more information on Essental Tremor and free publications visit The International Essential Tremor Foundation