Posted on June 29, 2022

Each semester, the IETF awards four $1,000 college scholarships to students who have essential tremor through its Catherine S. Rice Scholarship Fund. As part of the application process, students are asked to write an essay on the topic, “how essential tremor has affected my life.” The following essay is from one of our fall 2022 […]

Posted on June 29, 2022

Each semester, the IETF awards four $1,000 college scholarships to students who have essential tremor through its Catherine S. Rice Scholarship Fund. As part of the application process, students are asked to write an essay on the topic, “how essential tremor has affected my life.” The following essay is from one of our fall 2022 […]

Posted on June 29, 2022

Each semester, the IETF awards four $1,000 college scholarships to students who have essential tremor through its Catherine S. Rice Scholarship Fund. As part of the application process, students are asked to write an essay on the topic, “how essential tremor has affected my life.” The following essay is from one of our fall 2022 […]

Posted on June 7, 2022

Janet’s ET Story When I was a little girl, my dad introduced me to a beauty queen. (Her name was Ann Sidney). Dad was friends with her father. He knew it would be good for his shy, young daughter to meet this beautiful woman, who actually went on to become Miss World. Her body measurements […]

Posted on May 18, 2022

By Arif Dalvi, MD, MBAPalm Beach Neuroscience Institute By definition essential tremor (ET) is a monosymptomatic disease with tremor as the only symptom and without an underlying cause in the form of other neurological diagnoses. ET presents most commonly as a postural tremor of the hands, although a head or voice tremor are often seen. […]

Categories: ET Treatment
Posted on April 6, 2022

Mark Your Calendars for Our Fall Conference, ET Research is the Topic of Our Latest Education Event, Scholarships Available for College Students with ET.

Categories: Tremor Gram
Posted on March 7, 2022

Jennifer’s Story “You have essential tremor (ET). It’s a neurological movement disorder that has no cure, and is progressive.” This is what my doctor told me. How does one process that at 34 years old or at any age? The fact is it may take time. It has taken me two long months and hours […]

Categories: Personal Stories
Posted on March 7, 2022

Judy’s Story Sometime in the 1970s my sister asked me, “Why is your arm twitching?” Since I had always seen her as a bit of an alarmist, I shrugged it off and forgot about it. Whether that was a precursor to my essential tremor (ET) I would never know as I was not diagnosed for […]

Categories: Personal Stories
Posted on March 7, 2022

Andrea’s Story My hands started to shake when I was in high school, earning me very colorful nicknames like “palsy” and “coke head.” I tried to laugh it off, making jokes and trying so hard to ignore the stares. As my disease progressed, small things became more difficult. But it wasn’t until I had kids […]

Categories: Personal Stories