Essential tremor is the most common movement disorder that causes rhythmic shaking. It affects the hands in most cases, but I also can affect the voice, arms, legs, and head. The tremor happens when the person is trying to perform a simple task like buttoning a shirt, putting on makeup or shaving for example. This… Read More What Is Essential Tremor?
Not as exhausting as you would think, more irritating. The onset of my issues was never sudden, it was gradual and took me a while to notice what was happening. Have you ever seen a kid try to sit still during dinner when he knows there are new toys waiting just within his grasp. That… Read More What It’s Like to Be Unable to Stop Moving
Last weeks post was about my diagnosis of Essential Tremor, also depressing, sorry about that. Needless to say, it’s been rough. Not just on me, but on my family and boyfriend. The medication the neurologist gave me is extended release propranolol. It’s awful. I already have low blood pressure but this is rough. I have… Read More Health Update