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UK sources of information and / or support

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Patient UK

Has a leaflet on Essential Tremor.

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National Tremor Foundation

Aims to offer a support and advice service to people of all ages who have been diagnosed with tremor of all types. The most common of these is essential tremor.

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Deep brain stimulation for tremor and dystonia (excluding Parkinson's disease)

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

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Medicine Guide for tremor (essential)

Information from emc Medicine Guides.

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Embarrassing Problems

Straight-talking advice from a UK doctor on a number of problems. Includes advice on excess shaky hands.

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Tremor (essential)

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

See also the Patient UK Parkinson's disease page for tremor related to Parkinson's disease.

Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.

More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.

Dr Tim Kenny
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Last Checked:
18 November 2011

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