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What is benign essential tremor?

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Dr. Prem Gupta
Neurology

In brief: Common type

These are tremors that occur on attempt to use hands such as eating with spoon or writing or trying to hold a cup as opposed to the tremors of parkinson which occur at rest and disappear with action.
Benign is misnomer but these are not life threatening.

In brief: Common type

These are tremors that occur on attempt to use hands such as eating with spoon or writing or trying to hold a cup as opposed to the tremors of parkinson which occur at rest and disappear with action.
Benign is misnomer but these are not life threatening.
Dr. Prem Gupta
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