Hi, I'm Faith. I've had an essential tremor since infancy, but it has gotten much worse over the past couple of years. It has become hard to eat, walk, etc. And because I also have Type 1 diabetes (an autoimmune form of diabetes), it makes inserting the needles for insulin delivery a great challenge, which is quite dangerous. The med I was taking didn't help much. I'm going to try a new one. But the neuro encouraged me to be open to DBS. Has anyone here undergone the surgery? I've just turned 40, and would like to avoid brain surgery, but my well-being does depend on being able to use my hands.For anyone who has had a deep brain stimulator, what do you think of the results?
hello every one I’m just dignosed with ET and it’s really stressful for me like i think alot of it is it going to affect my life I’m a pharmacy student and it’s really challenging in writing and it’s usually get wors in stressful conditions . I think of it alot to the time i will have depression of it and i know about the meds i know there side effect and i think I’m young for...
I have had ET in my hands since 2000. It's passed on from my father, his brother, his step sister, my 1st cousin, and now me. Ichose not to take any meds since then but within the last 8 or 9 months, it has now begun in my voice. I take propananol which I'm notsure it does anything. The Dr.'s wanted me to up my meds to a higher dose, but since I have low blood pressure to start with, I...