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What is Essential Tremor?

Essential tremor is a neurological disorder that causes uncontrollable shaking or trembling in various parts of the body, most commonly the hands, but sometimes the head, voice, or other areas.

There are ways to manage and reduce its impact on your daily life. Essential tremor, often called “ET,” is a common but often misunderstood neurological condition.

It causes rhythmic shaking or trembling in parts of the body, most commonly in the hands. There are multiple ways to manage Essential tremor’s effects.

Working closely with your healthcare team, making lifestyle changes, and exploring various treatments can help you live a fulfilling life despite the challenges of this condition.

Remember that every person’s experience with essential tremor is unique, so it’s important to find an approach that works best for you.

Can you Fix Essential Tremor? - Asian Neuro Centre

Can you Fix Essential Tremor?

There are many ways to manage this disease:

  • There are medications available that can help control the symptoms of essential tremors.
  •  Simple lifestyle modifications can make a big difference. Avoiding caffeine, getting enough sleep, and reducing stress can help minimize the intensity of tremors. Regular exercise, like walking or swimming, can also be beneficial.
  • Maintaining a balanced diet can help improve overall health and may reduce the severity of tremors.
  •  A therapist can teach you exercises and techniques to improve your control over the affected body parts.
  • In severe cases where other treatments don’t provide relief, surgical options like deep brain stimulation (DBS) may be considered.
  • Talking to others who face the same challenges can provide valuable insights and reduce feelings of isolation.
  • Meditation can help you gain better control over your body and reduce the impact of tremors on your daily life.

It’s essential to talk to a doctor if you think you have ET, as they can help you find the right approach to make life more manageable with this condition.

Dr. Navin Tiwari
Consulting Neurologist

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