This table lists symptoms that people with this disease may have. For most diseases, symptoms will vary from person to person. People with the same disease may not have all the symptoms listed. This information comes from a database called the Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) . The HPO collects information on symptoms that have been described in medical resources. The HPO is updated regularly. Use the HPO ID to access more in-depth information about a symptom.
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|Percent of people who have these symptoms is not available through HPO|
Difficulty articulating speech
Tremor of hand
Tremor of hands
tremors in hands[ more ]
These drugs can have significant side effects.
Eliminating tremor "triggers" such as caffeine and other stimulants from the diet is often recommended.
More details about the management of essential tremor can be accessed through the Mayo Clinic and Medscape.
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Support and advocacy groups can help you connect with other patients and families, and they can provide valuable services. Many develop patient-centered information and are the driving force behind research for better treatments and possible cures. They can direct you to research, resources, and services. Many organizations also have experts who serve as medical advisors or provide lists of doctors/clinics. Visit the group’s website or contact them to learn about the services they offer. Inclusion on this list is not an endorsement by GARD.
Living with a genetic or rare disease can impact the daily lives of patients and families. These resources can help families navigate various aspects of living with a rare disease.
These resources provide more information about this condition or associated symptoms. The in-depth resources contain medical and scientific language that may be hard to understand. You may want to review these resources with a medical professional.
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How often does essential tremor progress to a severe case? Is it common for essential tremor to involve the head and legs? What rare diseases have similar symptoms as essential tremor? See answer
I am curious if this condition can or will effect hearing. Not necessarily hearing loss, but muffled sounds, feeling pressure, etc. See answer
I have a relative who has essential tremor. How might this condition affect the activities of daily living? Are there ways to manage the symptoms? See answer