Posted on March 5, 2020

Steadiwear has a personal interest in raising the curtain on essential tremor and helping those who have it live a better life. While studying structural engineering at the University of Toronto, co-founder and CEO of Steadiwear Mark Elias visited his family over the winter holidays. As he was having coffee with his grandmother and discussing […]

Posted on March 2, 2020

It’s a fact: most people don’t know what essential tremor (ET) is. When they see someone shaking, they assume it’s “old age setting in,” or nervousness or anxiety. Once they know the truth, and learn about essential tremor, judgment goes away and understanding and compassion take over. For this year’s National Essential Tremor Awareness Month […]

Categories: ET News

Sheralyn Nicholson got much more than a pet when she adopted her cat, Willow. She got a caregiver and friend. Sheralyn has essential tremor (ET). Her mom told her she first noticed Sheralyn’s tremor when she was in the first grade. But Sheralyn doesn’t remember life without it; she has never known anything different. Nine […]

Posted on October 2, 2019

The location was the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Second Class Petty Officer Peder Nelson had just finished his shift as a block guard at the detention facility. It was his first 90 days on the island and there was a “no alcohol consumption” policy in place for everyone working there. As he […]

Each semester, the International Essential Tremor Foundation presents four scholarships to students with essential tremor. The scholarships represent hope for the future, and provide support to these students during a pivotal time in their lives. As part of the scholarship application process, each applicant is asked to write an essay that answers the question, “How […]

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Posted on August 22, 2019

Each semester, the International Essential Tremor Foundation presents four scholarships to students with essential tremor. The scholarships represent hope for the future, and provide support to these students during a pivotal time in their lives. As part of the scholarship application process, each applicant is asked to write an essay that answers the question, “How […]

Posted on March 4, 2019

“Be the light that helps others see.” Anonymous  By Tammy Dodderidge, IETF Marketing and Communications Manager Just when we thought we had heard every symptom and every challenge associated with essential tremor, we realized we were wrong. When we reached out to the essential tremor community last month and asked people to share their stories as […]

Categories: ET Awareness, ET News

By Dr. Rodger Elble,Department of Neurology,Southern Illinois University School of Medicine Preparing for your visit with a movement disorder specialist will increase the odds of accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment at an affordable cost. A complete and accurate medical history is crucial. Here are some things you can do to facilitate a successful clinic visit. […]

Posted on January 9, 2019

By Danielle Kunkle Roberts,Co-Founder of Boomer Benefits Essential Tremor (ET) is a neurological disorder that causes involuntary shaking and trembling. It affects approximately 10 million people in America, according to the International Essential Tremor Foundation, which makes ET the most common neurological disorder. While not dangerous, the condition can make simple tasks such as tying […]

Posted on August 1, 2018

Manish Gupta has over 15 years of experience in developing and executing global clinical trials in cardiac and neurological devices (including those developed to manage essential tremor). He shares how clinical trials work and how the IETF partners with Cala Health to recruit participants.  By Manish Gupta Vice President of Clinical Affairs Cala Health, Inc. […]

Categories: ET News, Research Study