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Who says that hand has to shake?

The facts about essential tremor

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June 21st, 2010

Essential tremor (ET) tends to run in families; if one parent had it, you have a 50% chance of inheriting it, and the likelihood of ET increases with age, though we don t know why. Its telltale sign shaking is usually most noticeable in the hands but can also affect the head, voice, and legs. [caption id="attachment_12773" align="alignright" width="213" caption="For some people, essential tremor can flare up in an anxiety-producing event like public speaking. In these cases, sometimes relaxation techniques can help. (File photo)"]



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