Dr Lucio D’Anna is a Consultant Neurologist at the Department of Stroke & Neurosciences at Imperial College London NHS Trust. He is also Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Division of Brain Sciences, Imperial College London.
Handwriting becomes less legible and drinking liquids is also difficult to manage. It may be necessary to use either hands or a straw. Tremor can affect also the head with the shakiness being a ‘yes-yes” or a “no-no” movement. This can lead to embarrassment and possibly social withdrawal. The shakiness of the voice may also occur giving a quavering intonation when speaking. Tremor can also affect the trunk and legs. ET can affect people of any age and usually becomes worse when a person is stressed, tired, angry, anxious, hot or cold. Little is known about what causes this tremor.
At Dementech Neurosciences, our doctors will provide a comprehensive assessment of the type and severity of tremor.
At Dementech Neurosciences, we offer pharmacological intervention including injections for the treatment of this invalidating condition.