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Useful contacts

American Academy of Family Physicians

The American Academy of Family Physicians has a factsheet about ‘essential tremor’ on its website. There is also a link to a detailed article for doctors written in 2003.

National Parkinson Foundation

National Parkinson Foundation is a US not-for-profit organization with a very informative website about Parkinson’s disease. The website has a Tremor Questionnaire to help you decide what sort of shakiness you have. Write to: Bob Hope Parkinson Research Center, 1501 N.W. 9th Avenue, Bob Hope Road, Miami, Florida 33136-1494, USA. Tel: 001 305 243 6666.

Parkinson's Disease Society

Parkinson’s Disease Society is a UK not-for-profit organization. The website has an A–Z of information about Parkinson’s disease. Write to: 215 Vauxhall Bridge Road, London SW1V 1EJ, UK. Tel: 020 7931 8080.


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