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WearablesWeighted Wearables The Readi-Steadi glove is a wrist weight that allegedly reduces tremor by 50%. Research has shown that weighted objects have limited effects on tremor and tent to cause wrist strain. Smart wearables: Steadi-Two The Steadi-Two is a ground-breaking glove designed to significantly reduce hand tremors. The device weighs under 1lb and targets wrist tremors. Testing has shown 85% tremor reduction in daily living activities in 70% of testers. The price is $649 USD.  Learn more about the Steadi-Two- a revolutionary glove designed to reduce hand tremors. Learn More Tremelo Tremelo is a non-invasive device designed to reduce tremor severity....

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  Essential tremor (ET) is a nervous system disease characterized by uncontrollable shakes to the head, neck, trunk, arms, legs, voice, and other parts of the body. Some people have more mild symptoms associated with (ET) and do not require any treatment. Others require one or more treatments to minimize their symptoms. When the symptoms associated with ET interfere with a person’s daily living activities, a health care provider may suggest that they try medication as a treatment. Below we have summarized some of the most commonly prescribed medications to treat ET. Beta-blockers Beta-blockers are a medication typically used to...

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Essential tremor (ET) is a progressive disease of the nervous system that causes uncontrollable shakes to the head, neck, trunk, arms, legs, voice, and other parts of the body. While there is, unfortunately, no cure for ET there are various treatment options that can help temporarily ease the symptoms associated with ET. Generally, individuals with ET struggle to perform activities with their “dominant hand.” As such, surgeries are usually only required on one side of the brain. However, there are some cases in which individuals have severe tremors on both sides of their body, in which case surgery is needed...

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  Essential tremor is a nervous system disorder that causes uncontrollable shakes to the head, neck, trunk, arms, legs, voice, and other parts of the body. Did you know — Essential tremor is actually four times more common than Parkinson’s disease? Although this is the case, media coverage and news articles on Essential tremor are few and far between. Below, we have summarized three informative articles where Essential tremor has been mentioned in the recent news. To learn more about any of the topics we covered, simply click the underlined subtitle. Research Confirms Patients with Essential Tremor and Parkinson’s Disease...

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  According to The Government of Ontario, a disability is any condition of the body or mind that makes it more difficult for the person with the condition to participate in certain activities or interact with their surroundings.  Essential tremor is a progressive neurological condition that causes shakes to the head, neck, trunk, arms, legs, voice, and sometimes other parts of the body. As such, in many instances, Essential tremor is considered a disability. A recent article published by the Pennsylvanian Department of Labour and Industry reported that individuals can qualify for Social Security disability benefits as long as they...

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Have you been diagnosed with Essential tremor? Are you looking for natural solutions to reduce the symptoms associated with your disease? If so, then you’ve come to the right place! Essential tremor is neurological disorder that can cause uncontrollable shakes to the head, neck, arms, legs, truck, and voice. While there is no cure for Essential tremor, there are various ways in which you can reduce the severity of your symptoms. Maintaining a healthy diet is one way to reduce the severity of your Essential tremor symptoms. The Mediterranean diet, in particular, has been recognized to protect the body against...

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What’s New and What Isn’t It has been a long time since my last blog as I have been going through a new medication trial with my ET. in late December I went to the Kaye Clinic at the University in Edmonton and for the first time in 15 years was assessed by a neurologist. It was a really intensive assessment so I felt that by the time it was over they really understood what my condition was. isn’t new: In the 15 years since my last assessment, there has been no progress on the medical side of treatments for...

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Essential tremor (ET) is a disorder of the nervous system that causes rhythmic shaking of the hands, arms, legs, head, trunk, and voice. While these are cardinal signs of ET, there are also other symptoms of ET that go unnoticed or are less talked about. For example, 55% of people with ET experience internal tremors — tremors that happen inside the body, that produce a quivering sensation felt in the arms, legs, chest, or abdomen.  External tremors associated with ET are those that you can see when someone with ET is trying to pour a cup of water, for example....

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What’s Shaking in Hollywood? Famous People with Essential Tremor and Parkinson’s Disease Welcome! If you’re reading this, Parkinson’s disease (PD) or Essential tremor (ET) has probably affected your life in one way or another. PD and ET are both progressive diseases of the nervous system, which cause uncontrollable tremors to the hands, head, trunk, voice, and other body parts. While living with a tremor can be frustrating, upsetting, and hard at times, it is important to remember that you are not alone. In fact, you’re in good company! PD and ET are among the most common nervous system disorders, affecting...

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Did you know that not all tremors are the same? Some symptoms are categorized as essential tremors, while others are considered intention tremors.If you are experiencing tremors, it does not necessarily mean that you have an essential tremor or intention tremors. Continue reading to discover the difference between these two conditions.Overview First, it is important to be able to differentiate between essential tremor and intention tremor. Basic Definitions Essential Tremor Definition Essential tremor refers to the neurological or nervous system disorder which causes rhythmic and involuntary shaking. This disorder can affect almost any body part, but the symptoms are often...

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Essential tremor refers to a nerve disorder causing people to experience uncontrolled shakes in different parts of the body. This condition usually affects the chin, voice box (larynx), head, arms, and hands.This medical condition itself is not life-threatening, as long as you take care of yourself and prevent injuries. In most cases, the symptoms associated with essential tremor cause difficulty completing activities of everyday life; For example, tying a shoelace, pouring a cup of coffee, dressing, writing notes, and more.Essential tremor disorder affects about 7 million people in the US. Although there is no cure for essential tremors, it is...

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What Is a Tremor?Most of us have a light shake in our hands. We notice it when we hold our hands in front of our bodies. Tremors come in levels of severity. The severity level defines how noticeable the shake can be. Tremors often develop on their own. Those tremors usually signal an underlying health issue. Shaky hands are accompanied by difficulty in writing or holding tools and kitchen utensils. Tremors' main two categories are resting and action tremors. Resting tremors occur when the muscles are relaxed, while action tremors occur when the muscles contract because of voluntary movement.What Causes...

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We often hear the sentence “you are what you eat” but we end up forgetting how true it is. Everything we consume daily or once a week affects our bodies in the long run. There are certain habits that, if done correctly, can have a very positive effect on our health and lifestyle. Fresh food and a healthy diet do not only affect our physical health, as they also affect our mental health. There are many types of consumed food affecting our health, either the kind of food or how it's cooked. For example, the heat degree you use to...

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You might already know this, but exercise is very important for both your mental and physical health. The world as we know it is evolving and providing great things that are beneficial for mankind. However, for every action, there is a reaction which means that not everything is pitch-perfect in the world we live in. Diseases like the flu, essential tremor, dementia, and other illnesses are major issues. Fortunately, with the help of technology, we are able to find medical treatments and cures for most of these diseases.One thing for sure is that no matter how hard we try, and...

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You should never underestimate any disease or disability that might come your way. Your health is very important and needs delicate care. What we advise you to do is do regular checkups or visit your doctor whenever you feel something is wrong with your body. Sports and exercise increase the strength of your immune system which also makes you healthier. Furthermore, eating healthy and maintaining a nutritious diet goes a long way. The reason behind this health advice introduction is that some people may come across odd illnesses. Some come with small effects that have them think it will naturally...

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During these tough times, it’s hard to say whether something is good or bad for your health. It’s even harder to say that things will get better knowing that most likely they won’t. There have been viruses and diseases spreading that we have to control over and it feels like we’re losing hope. However, that never stopped humanity from fighting. As human beings, we fight to survive and to find solutions. We want answers and to resolve problems to stay alive. Thanks to science and proper research, we are able to overcome these obstacles and create a better tomorrow. Stay...

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Is It Parkinson’s or Essential Tremor? As we go on through life, a lot of incurable diseases and disorders emerge while we move on and try to adapt to change. Sometimes it feels as if there’s no escape from these dilemmas and as if technology is the reason for these crises. Well, that’s not true because the human species doesn't stand aside and do nothing. On the contrary, we take a stand and use technology to help us find cures and results for every obstacle we face. It won’t be easy but it’s not impossible! As time passes, we find...

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4 Vitamins That Might Help with Parkinson’s Tremors Parkinson’s is a brain disorder that leads to tremors, stiffness, and adds difficulty to walking, balance, and coordination. Parkinson's occurs when nerve cells, or neurons, that are in the area of the brain that controls movement become impaired, and scientists still do not know what causes the nerve cells to die. Although there is no cure for Parkinson’s, there are some solutions that can often help to reduce some of the symptoms. Other supportive therapies include a healthy diet and exercise to strengthen muscles and improve balance along with many vitamins that...

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Technology has always been there for us at our time of need. Whether it’s on the laptops we use for work, the mobile phones we use to communicate with each other, or our TVs that keep us entertained after a long and tiring day. But most importantly it is the high-tech machines developed that help humankind in finding cures for deadly diseases, and remedies that will help ease any virus symptoms. Also, some inventions like the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) can really help in diagnosing some diseases that a person might encounter. But the real question is, can an MRI...

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As we go on through life, a lot of incurable diseases and disorders emerge while we move on and try to adapt to change. Sometimes it feels as if there’s no escape from these dilemmas and as if technology is the reason for these crises. Well, that’s not true because the human species doesn't stand aside and do nothing. On the contrary, we take a stand and use technology to help us find cures and results for every obstacle we face. It won’t be easy but it’s not impossible! As time passes, we find ourselves facing a huge obstacle in...

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