Problem

Tremor

Other Names:
Essential tremor
Senile tremor
Tremor brain
Nature:

Essential tremor is described medically as an action tremor. The tremor typically affects the hands or wrists, so that your hands shake when moving towards a target, but can also affect the arms, head, voice, tongue and/or legs.

Incidence:

Essential tremor affects1% of the population worldwide.  It affects all ages and sexes. The onset of essential tremor tends to appear early (young adults in their 20s) or after the age of 60.

Subject(s):
Medicine Gerontology
Society Family
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Date of last update
30.01.2021 – 01:38 CET