Healthy Living: Eliminating Essential Tremors
Imagine your hands shaking so badly you can’t hold a spoon steady to eat.
Imagine being unable to read your own handwriting.
This is reality for 10 million people in the United States who suffer from essential tremors. It’s a debilitating disease that can affect every aspect of a person’s life.
A team at the University of Utah is using focused ultrasound, a noninvasive approach, to help. There’s very little risk, but patients may feel some tingling or experience instability for weeks afterwards.