• Essential Tremor

  • Essential tremor is a neurological disease with the gradual onset of tremors, commonly starting in the hands and can spread to other parts of the body.

  • Littleton Adventist Hospital encourages patients to be aware of any potential symptoms of an essential tremor.


    Essential tremor can start at any age, and it is estimated that 14% of people over the age of 65 experience this condition.

    Symptoms can include

    • Head nodding
    • Shaking or quivering sound to the voice
    • Problems with writing, drawing, drinking from a cup or using tools
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