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Essential Tremor Directory
Essential tremor is a disorder that causes uncontrollable shaking in different parts of the body such as the hands, head, tongue, and more. Causes are not known but may involve abnormal brain activity that passes through the thalamus as well as genetic factors. Treatments include medications or surgery, although there is no cure. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how essential tremor is caused, how to treat it, and much more.
Living With Essential Tremor
WebMD gives you tips for living with essential tremor.
Essential Tremor Resources
WebMD provides a list of online resources for information on essential tremor.
Essential Tremor and Stereotactic Thalamotomy
Stereotactic thalamotomy, a brain surgery that destroys the thalamus, is used to treat essential tremor when all other treatment options have failed. WebMD tells you more.
Essential Tremor and Stress Management
Stress can worsen essential tremor. WebMD explains the warning signs of stress and how to minimize its effects on you.