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Category: Essential Tremor

Facet Pain

New MRgFUS Technology can Permanently Relieve Facet Pain

How New Technology Eliminates Facet Pain The first sonic boom was heard on October 14, 1947 when pilot Chuck Yeager broke the sound barrier. This feat opened new opportunities in aviation. Today, it seems like new technologies spring up daily, promising all kinds of exciting possibilities. This happens not only in communications, electronics, manufacturing – […] KEEP READING

Create Your Own Unique Program to Manage Essential Tremor

Your Personal Management Plan for Essential Tremor The Nobel Prize-winning scientist Konrad Lorenz was curious about evolution from childhood onward. He wrote, “In the course of evolution, it constantly happens that, independently of each other, two different forms of life take similar, parallel paths in adapting themselves to the same external circumstances.” For those who […] KEEP READING

Bone Mets Nutrition

Nutrition can help bone mets treatment by supporting bone health

Three Important Nutrition Tips for Bone Mets Patients For Stage IV cancer patients, the news that their cancer has metastasized (spread) to the bone can be extremely disheartening. The journey with metastatic cancer requires constant renewal of determination, courage and hope. Metastatic bone cancer, commonly called bone mets, can create new feelings of discouragement and […] KEEP READING

Essential tremor gets worse in stressful situations.

How Stress Makes Essential Tremor Worse Essential tremor (ET) is the most common form of uncontrollable rhythmic shaking, though it is sometimes misdiagnosed as Parkinson’s disease. The involuntary trembling results from abnormal communication between certain areas of the brain (cerebellum, thalamus, and brain stem). It is estimated that 10 million Americans suffer from ET, though […] CONTINUE

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Create your own unique program to manage essential tremor

Reflections on Essential Tremor “Hacks” The word “hack” has numerous definitions, but one of the more recent comes from urban slang: a quick solution that solves a problem, but does not solve it particularly well, or in a particularly good way. In fact, there are many “hacks” or that work just fine because they are […] CONTINUE

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MRgFUS offers new optimism about essential tremor.

A Treatment Breakthrough Brings New Essential Tremor Optimism Essential tremor (ET) can be good cause for pessimism. An obstacle that many ET patients run up against is the lack of knowledge on the part of doctors. According to ET patient Peter Muller, the Executive Director of a support organization called HopeNET there is a great […] CONTINUE

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Essential tremor is different from Parkinson’s disease and often far less serious.

Benign Essential Tremor vs. Parkinson’s Disease: What’s the Difference? No one wishes for a chronic, long-lasting medical condition but some are more dreaded than others – especially if there’s no cure. Diseases that involve neurological deterioration are particularly fearful. They affect the brain and/or nervous system. They include deteriorating conditions like MS, ALS, Huntington’s disease, […] CONTINUE

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Coping with essential tremor is an emotional process

The Five Emotional Stages of Essential Tremor Essential tremor is an emotional journey that starts with the first inkling of uncontrollable movement. It could be something as barely noticeable as a slight shakiness when you lift a glass of water to your lips. Or someone at work kindly asks if you were aware that you […] CONTINUE

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