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National Essential Tremor Awareness Month 2021

 
The National Tremor Foundation (NTF) would like to thank everyone that got involved and raised awareness of essential tremor (ET) for National Essential Tremor Awareness (NETA) month this March.

What is National Essential Tremor Awareness Month?

National Essential Tremor Awareness month, was started by the International Essential Tremor Foundation (IETF), 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
Event name Date Time
NETA month opening 1st March  12:00pm -12:45pm
National Essential Tremor Awareness month special 6th March  10:30am -12:30pm
Lunchtime NETA catchup and social 10th March 12:00pm -1:30pm
Children with essential tremor 11th March 6:30pm -7:30pm
Essential Tremor Webinar 18th March 1:00pm -4:00pm
Lunchtime NETA catchup and social 24th March 12:00pm -1:30pm

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

    Saturday meet-up
    6th Nov 2021 10:30am

    Have you ever thought how the spiral became the symbol to measure the severity of tremors? Learn about its origins from event speaker NTF Founder & Trustee retired Consultant Neurologist Professor Findley. 

    We welcome all ages 18 years and over.

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