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National Essential Tremor Awareness Month 2022

 
Throughout March 2022 the National Tremor Foundation (NTF) will again raise awareness of this little known condition called essential tremor (ET). 

What is National Essential Tremor Awareness Month?

National Essential Tremor Awareness month, was started by the International Essential Tremor Foundation (IETF) in 2010 in the USA to raise awareness of essential tremor and has since been growing internationally from strength to strength.

Why get involved in National Essential Tremor Awareness Month 2021?

  1. Essential tremor is considered as one of the most common neurological movement disorders.
  2. Essential tremor affects over one million people in the UK, 10-million in the USA and millions more worldwide. 
  3. Essential tremor is a progressive neurological disorder. At least 5% of all cases of essential tremor are in childhood. 
  4. It is estimated that 60% of all cases are inherited.
  5.  Essential tremor is often confused with Parkinson’s. Essential tremor is estimated to be 8–10 times more common than Parkinson’s.

 

Get involved in National Essential Tremor Awareness month!

NETA month events

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If you would like to get involved in National Essential Tremor Awareness month please express your interest using the form below

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  • Upcoming event

    NTF Christmas Party
    4th Dec 2021 10:30am
    Celebrate the start of the festive period with our fun event and advent calendar countdown to Christmas. Expect games, team quizzes and social chat with others with neurological tremor including those with essential tremor and orthostatic tremor.

    Why not put on a Christmas jumper, a Santa hat, or wear your sparkly outfit? 

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