Essential tremor

Tremor - essential; Familial tremor; Tremor - familial; Benign essential tremor; Shaking - essential tremor

Essential tremor (ET) is a type of involuntary shaking movement. It has no identified cause. Involuntary means you shake without trying to do so and are not able to stop the shaking at will.

Central nervous system

The central nervous system is comprised of the brain and spinal cord. The peripheral nervous system includes all peripheral nerves.

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When to Contact a Medical Professional

Prevention