Essential Tremor


Specialty of Neurology

Essential tremor (ET), also known as familial essential tremor is a progressive neurological disease origin characterized by a rhythmic movement or shaking of the hands, head, legs or trunk. Its symptoms are similar to those presented by Parkinson's disease and dystonia and although they are not of a high gravity, can worsen over time. Generally, treatment is indicated for more severe cases that keep the patient development of their daily activities, and is based on: medications (anticonvulsants, tranquilizers, etc.), surgery or therapy for muscle control.
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