My essential tremor was getting worse. I had tried, over the years, a number of the currently available medications for ET – without any effect. As has been detailed on this site, I consequently had surgical treatment for my ET. I therefore understand the frustration many feel leading to them deciding on surgical treatment for their tremor. I am convinced that surgical treatments are effective. However we are talking about the brain. As I well know, it is incredibly complex & every bodies’ brain is unique. Therefore it is incumbent on everyone considering it, to do due diligence & learn as much as they can prior to having it done.
To provide some initial assistance. Dr. Rodger Elbe has provided the following. I welcome any further information that you feel is appropriate to help someone considering surgical treatment for their ET