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What is the difference between essential tremors and Parkinson's related tremors?

Essential tremor is a condition that causes uncontrollable shaking in different parts of the body, including the arms, hands, voice box (larynx), tongue, and chin. While an essential tremor often affect the voice and head, head tremors are uncommon in Parkinson’s. Additionally, essential tremor tends to worsen when a part of the body is in motion, while Parkinson’s-related tremors decrease when the body is in motion.

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