What Is Essential Tremor?

What is Essential Tremor? Essential tremor especially tremors of the hands is the most common neurological movement disorder. It affects up to 10 million people in the United States. This nerve disorder is characterized by shaking, trembling or tremors, in different parts of the body and sometimes on different sides of the body.  The most common affected areas are: hands arms head voice tongue chin The lower body is rarely affected by essential tremors. Other Names for Hand Tremors Essential tremor has also been known as: Benign Essential Tremor, (a term that is now obsolete as the life changing condition …

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