In light of March being Essential Tremor awareness month, we’ve gathered some information on tips to take control of this disease. Essential Tremor is a brain disorder that causes the body to shake uncontrollably, resulting in daily frustration, harm, and an unstable life. The most common areas that are affected by this disorder are the arms and hands, which can make simple tasks such as eating, dressing, and writing become dreaded chores.
Diseases such as Parkinson’s and Arthritis are often overlooked and misunderstood, as the severity of both of these cases can greatly affect our conditions of living. Weakened muscles present a daily challenge for those with Parkinson’s, simple things such as carrying a drink across the room can become a chore. The same scenario can be said for those with Arthritis, although Arthritis can be found in many parts of the body, it’s often diagnosed in our hands first.
For Down Syndrome Awareness Month, learn what you can do to make drinking from cups easier for people, especially children, with Down syndrome.