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 2021 […]

BURLINGAME, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cala Health, a bioelectronic medicine company developing wearable therapies for chronic disease, announces two validating pieces of news for the non-invasive prescription therapy for essential tremor (ET), Cala Trio™. Real-world evidence of a Veteran Affairs (VA) patient population presented at The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society (MDS) 2021 virtual congress on September 15 showcases Cala […]

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Shaky hands are not a sign of aging. And a shaky head is not a sure sign of Parkinson’s disease. An involuntary shaking of the hands, head, voice, legs or trunk can be a sign of essential tremor (ET). ET is one of the most common movement disorders in the world, and the most common […]

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By Chloe Hodge Tremor has always been a constant in my life. Just as certain as my name or age, my tremor was something that was part of my identity. Of course, when I was younger, I didn’t understand the complexities behind it. I didn’t understand that I had a medical condition, I just thought […]

Posted on July 9, 2020

The Coronavirus pandemic has prompted the International Essential Tremor Foundation (IETF) to re-evaluate its education and outreach programs. The main goal of these programs has always been to provide support and information to the essential tremor (ET) community, but now the top priority is to ensure the health and safety of the ET community while […]

By Nathan Frye I have been a member of IETF for many years. I was diagnosed with early onset essential tremor that began when I was 16 years old. Of course back then my doctors would just say, “We don’t know why people shake” or “You are just a nervous Nellie.” As an adult, I finally […]

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 […]