Physician consulting on brain surgery

If you are still experiencing shaking in your hands, your head, and even your voice after trying traditional treatment options for essential tremor, you may find yourself feeling hopeless. While medications and therapy can be effective for some, those with more severe tremors may need to progress to surgical treatment in order to find the…

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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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Medication coming out of a bottle

When essential tremor negatively impacts your ability to comfortably go about your day, your doctor might advise a treatment plan that involves long-term medication protocols. Beta-blockers, epilepsy medications, tranquilizers, and migraine drugs are often used to treat this condition. With medication usage, patients with essential tremor may see an improvement in the muscle control necessary…

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Deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery is a surgical procedure used to help those struggling with movement disorders such as essential tremor. During this procedure, wires tipped with electrodes are implanted in areas of the brain that regulate motor symptoms. This wiring funnels through the neck and connects to an impulse generator (IPG) battery implanted under…

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