Essential tremor symptoms can make it difficult to work, take care of yourself, and do what you love. Many people aren’t aware of all the treatment options that can make a difference in daily life with essential tremor.

You can change that by sharing your experience with deep brain stimulation (DBS) for essential tremor. Sharing your story can help countless others to speak up to their physicians and find the relief they need and deserve.

To tell us about your journey, fill out the form below. Medtronic occasionally select stories to feature on our website, and if yours is selected we’ll contact you to obtain your permission to use your story and to collect additional details.

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Tell us about your journey before treatment. What were your symptoms like? How did they affect your life? What prompted you to talk to your doctor? Max 2,000 characters

Tell us about your evaluation and the beginnings of your treatment. What therapies did you try? How did you work with your doctor and Medtronic support? What changes did you begin to see? Max 2,000 characters

DBS has allowed people to get back to some of the things they love. What has DBS allowed you to get back to? Max 2,000 characters

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