Tremor

Causes of Tremor

A tremor is a vibratory involuntary muscular movement of one or more parts of the body. It may be so subtle as to be invisible, or intense enough to interfere with daily activities.

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Researchers investigate how early life trauma contributes to functional neurological disorder

Researchers investigate how early life trauma contributes to functional neurological disorder

Scientists discover small molecule that may slow or stop Parkinson's disease progression

Scientists discover small molecule that may slow or stop Parkinson's disease progression

New guidance will help improve outcomes for patients with hyperthyroidism

New guidance will help improve outcomes for patients with hyperthyroidism

Parkinson's Foundation announces first-ever Physical Therapy Faculty Award

Parkinson's Foundation announces first-ever Physical Therapy Faculty Award

Scientists discover small molecule that may slow or stop Parkinson's progression

Scientists discover small molecule that may slow or stop Parkinson's progression

Essential tremor caused by overactive brain waves

Essential tremor caused by overactive brain waves

Study reveals overactive brain wave activity as an underlying cause of essential tremor

Study reveals overactive brain wave activity as an underlying cause of essential tremor

A new kind of testing for patients with Parkinson's disease

A new kind of testing for patients with Parkinson's disease

Study may help explain why deep-brain stimulation does not work for everyone

Study may help explain why deep-brain stimulation does not work for everyone

Study advances understanding of mechanisms involved in functional neurological disorder

Study advances understanding of mechanisms involved in functional neurological disorder

Ultrasound treatment could be safe and effective option for people with essential tremor

Ultrasound treatment could be safe and effective option for people with essential tremor

Parkinson's Foundation and Parkinson's UK form new partnership

Parkinson's Foundation and Parkinson's UK form new partnership

New recommendations aim to improve outcomes of Parkinson's disease patients

New recommendations aim to improve outcomes of Parkinson's disease patients

When caring for a sick spouse shakes a marriage to the core

When caring for a sick spouse shakes a marriage to the core

Pioneering brain chip to fight opioid addiction: first US clinical test

Pioneering brain chip to fight opioid addiction: first US clinical test

First-in-the-U.S. clinical trial uses deep brain stimulation to tackle opioid addiction

First-in-the-U.S. clinical trial uses deep brain stimulation to tackle opioid addiction

New approach holds great potential to track tremor severity in Parkinson's patients

New approach holds great potential to track tremor severity in Parkinson's patients

UK’s first AI coaching tool to help people with chronic conditions

UK’s first AI coaching tool to help people with chronic conditions

Does bipolar disorder increase the risk of Parkinson's disease?

Does bipolar disorder increase the risk of Parkinson's disease?

Researchers analyze neurodegeneration linked to FXTAS by measuring motor behavior

Researchers analyze neurodegeneration linked to FXTAS by measuring motor behavior