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What is Benign Essential Tremor?
Benign Essential Tremor is basically a disorder of the nervous system in which a patient experiences rhythmic shaking and it can affect any part of your body. In this sort of disorder the shaking usually occurs in the hands therefore it is known as the tremor of hands. It gets very difficult to perform even the easiest routine tasks like drinking water, eating, driving, writing, shaving or other activities that involve major participation of your hands. It is not a very hazardous medical condition but it does get worse with time therefore needs immediate medical supervision so that the disaster can be avoided.
How is it caused?
The exact fixed cause of Benign Essential Tremor is not known to anyone but scientists and expert doctors believe that it is usually caused because of genetic mutation. Genes play a very vital role in the origination and further triggering of this ailment. If in some cases patients are identified as having this disorder but genetic mutation has not played any role then in those particular cases the exact cause has never be identified. It can however be aggravated by emotional distress, repressed feelings, fatigue and temperature extremes.