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Patients with facial tremor might experience a range of severity in their symptoms, from mild shakiness to severe trembling that impacts day-to-day activities. Although tremor can affect patients of any age, facial tremor in elderly populations is more common. But what causes facial tremor in the first place? Well, there are multiple potential underlying conditions…

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Essential tremor and Parkinson’s disease are both adult-onset tremor disorders that can be characterized by shaking that affects daily life. If you have one of these conditions, you may find it difficult to hold onto items, struggle to write normally, and notice your hands shaking uncontrollably. However, beyond that, there are many key differences. If…

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If you’re experiencing a tremor, you’re not alone. Millions of people in the U.S. deal with some form of tremor. In some cases, the trembling and shakiness caused by tremor is the result of a benign or even a temporary condition. Tremor can also be a symptom of a more serious underlying health issue. To…

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As we age, our bodies undergo a myriad of changes from intermittent aches and pains to more consistent issues that can become a daily struggle. Essential voice tremor is a common issue that impacts the vocal cords and alters the sound production, volume, and stability of speech, most often resulting in a shaky voice. Voice…

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Hand tremors, also known as shaky hands, can interrupt your daily life. Hand tremors can vary in their magnitude, frequency, and progression over time. Your tremor might make specialized movements like threading a needle difficult.  This condition can also be severe and impact many other aspects of life. In some cases, it can even decrease…

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