Share your passion

Define yourself in a word or two. Do you look to your career when describing yourself, or toward an escape from work? It doesn’t matter if you play the piano to sold out concert halls or to a living room of friends and family; your passion is at the heart of your identity.

We invite you to look beyond ET and focus on what brings you joy. Select your passion and submit what is essential to you.

A STORY ABOUT

  • a baker
  • an electronics technician
  • a swimmer

MEET HAYA.

Haya Mendlebaum always loved baking, and decided to turn her passion into a career by opening her own bakery. When she developed ET, Haya struggled to hold a knife, making her dependent on her staff for tasks that are key to her business and bring joy to her life. Watch Haya’s video to learn how she Got a Grip on ET, and was able to get her hands back into what she loves.

This patient testimonial may not be representative of all treatment outcomes. For safety information, see https://usa.essential-tremor.com/safety-information

MEET GREGG.

Electronics Technician Gregg Ley lived with essential tremor for 20 years until his condition progressed to the point where he struggled to use a screwdriver. “I don’t shake anymore, and I can actually work again; it makes me very, very happy,” Gregg shared after finding a treatment option that allowed him to Get a Grip on ET. Watch Gregg’s video to learn how he got back to doing what he loves.

This patient testimonial may not be representative of all treatment outcomes. For safety information, see https://usa.essential-tremor.com/safety-information

MEET KARL.

Karl Wiedemann found a new passion to pursue when he retired from his career as an engineer: competitive swimming. Though essential tremor made it increasingly difficult for Karl to complete daily tasks such as signing checks, his condition never kept him out of the water. Learn how Karl Got a Grip on ET.

This patient testimonial may not be representative of all treatment outcomes. For safety information, see https://usa.essential-tremor.com/safety-information

Important Safety Information

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Infographic Essential Tremor

GET A GRIP ON THE INDIVIDUALS BEHIND THE FIGURES

A Frost & Sullivan study, commissioned by INSIGHTEC, found that 3% of the US population lives with essential tremor. ET is the most common movement disorder, but the individuals that this condition affects have unique careers, passions and stories. While essential tremor is an obstacle to pursuing one’s passion, many patients are not letting their tremor define their identity, and are continuing to pursue what brings them joy. Download the infographic to learn more about ET beyond the numbers.

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GET A GRIP ON THE SYMPTOMS OF ET

Not all tremors are the same. According to Harvard Health, there are several conditions that can cause shaking hands. The first step is a diagnosis, however, individuals who have a tremor may not seek medical consultation. Did you know that essential tremor is actually eight times more common than Parkinson’s?1 While only a qualified physician can provide a diagnosis, there are several key symptoms that differentiate essential tremor from other conditions.

Download the Symptom Checklist to learn more

1 ET vs Parkinson’s disease: How do they differ. International Essential Tremor Foundation. Retrieved
February 27, 2019, from https://essentialtremor.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/ETvsPD092012.pdf

SYMPTOM CHECKLIST SOURCES:
What is essential tremor? International Essential Tremor Foundation. Retrieved February 27, 2019, from https://www.essentialtremor.org/about-et/

Essential tremor. (2019, January 23). Mayo Clinic. Retrieved February 27, 2019, from https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/essential-tremor/symptoms-causes/syc-20350534