Posted on March 2, 2022

Donna’s Story I started seeing signs of essential tremor at the age of 44. It started in my hands. I would have a day with shaky hands and then the next it was gone. I could go a month easily without shaky hands before it happened again. I didn’t think too much about it, though I was curious. I figured if […]

Categories: Personal Stories

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 […]

Categories: ET Awareness, ET News
Posted on March 8, 2018

By Allison Dyke, Student at Kuyper College Having essential tremor is like being a tree with leaves shaking uncontrollably in the wind. Even though your roots are strong, you are unable to control the movement of your branches. However, being a child with essential tremor is like being a tiny sapling stuck in a powerful […]