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What are the symptoms of essential tremor?

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The primary symptoms associated with essential tremor include:


  • Uncontrollable shaking that occurs for brief periods of time.

  • Shaking voice.

  • Nodding head.

  • Tremors that worsen during periods of emotional stress.

  • Tremors that worsen with purposeful movement.

  • Tremors that lessen with rest.

  • Balance problems, in rare cases.

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