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. […]

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Diagnosed with voice tremor and spasmodic dysphonia in 2019, singer-songwriter Terri Hendrix has come to realize that attitude is everything. She advises aspiring musicians with essential tremor to own the condition. Her management techniques include vocal exercises, medication and sometimes a shot of alcohol. Be sure to listen until the end of the podcast because […]

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Posted on August 10, 2021

By Dr. Albert Fenoy,Director, Deep Brain Stimulation ProgramAssociate Professor, Department of NeurosurgeryMcGovern Medical SchoolThe University of Texas at Houston Patients with essential tremor (ET) usually present with hand tremor, an involuntary shaking of the hands dependent on position. However, head tremor can also develop in the course of ET or present as a singular symptom. […]

Posted on June 15, 2021

By Jean P. Hubble, M.D. The diagnosis is usually quite obvious – rhythmic shaking of the hands. Despite the fact that essential tremor (ET) is common and easily recognized, there are many aspects about the clinical presentation which are poorly understood. Virtually all individuals with ET have tremor of the hands. The next most frequently […]

By Jean P. Hubble, MD The diagnosis is usually quite obvious – rhythmic shaking of the hands. Despite the fact that essential tremor (ET) is common and easily recognized, there are many aspects about the clinical presentation which are poorly understood. Virtually all individuals with ET have tremor of the hands. The next most frequently […]

(This is an article from a past issue of Tremor Talk magazine. It’s just a sampling of the stories we include in each issue. Annual donors to the IETF receive Tremor Talk magazine in the mail three times per year.) By Arif Dalvi, MD, MBA Director of the Comprehensive Movement Disorders Program Palm Beach Neuroscience […]