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Essential tremor is a nervous system (neurological) disorder. It is characterized by involuntary and rhythmic shaking, which can occur in any part of the body. It most commonly occurs in the hands when performing simple tasks like drinking from a glass or tying shoelaces.
What Is an Essential Tremor?
One final treatment method revolves around the use of MRI to focus ultrasound. The idea is to destroy the tissue located in the thalamus. One significant downside is that patients stay awake during the procedure, which isn’t a pleasant experience.
MRI-Guided Focused High-Intensity Ultrasound
Essential tremor symptoms can be challenging to detect, as they tend to start discreetly and worsen over time.