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Hi, my name is waveylines! Essential Tremor aids and treatment help

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waveylines
waveylines Community member Posts: 1 Listener
edited November 2022 in Start here and say hello!
I have just been diagnosed with Essential Tremor. I have it in my arms, hands, legs, trunk neck & even mouth. It is becoming more intrusive. I'm wondering about trialing B1 jabs? Has anybody tried this? 
I'm also wondering if hand weights might help me as I love craft activities. Struggle due to the hand shakes. 

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  • Alex_Alumni
    Alex_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,562 Disability Gamechanger
    edited November 2022
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    Hello and welcome @waveylines thanks for joining and explaining a bit about yourself :) 

    I'm sorry to hear your Essential Tremor has become a bit more intrusive, have you spoken to your GP about the impact this is having? Maybe you could chat with them about B1 jabs, or hand weights? 

    It might be worth asking about whether an occupational therapist could help with any aids or equipment too.

    What sort of craft do you enjoy? 

    You might like to have a look at this thread, where our members share their artwork, craftwork and photographs: 

    KaleidoScope: Our own gallery for members' artwork, crafts and photographs

    Let us know if we can help with anything else in the meantime.

    Alex
    Online Community Coordinator
    Scope

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