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How is essential tremor nerve disorder diagnosed?

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A doctor can usually diagnose essential tremor nerve disorder based on reported symptoms and a complete neurological exam. There is no specific blood, urine, or other test used to diagnose ET.

As part of the exam, your health care provider may consider other causes of your tremors, such as thyroid disease, excessive caffeine intake, or medication side effects.

From: The Brain and Essential Tremor WebMD Medical Reference

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 Johns Hopkins Medicine Movement Disorders Center: "What is Essential Tremor?"

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Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario on September 27, 2017

SOURCES:

 Johns Hopkins Medicine Movement Disorders Center: "What is Essential Tremor?"

U.S. National Library of Medicine.

 

 

Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario on September 27, 2017

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