Can a young person get essential tremor?

I thought only older people get essential tremor Im 24 and I had it since I was 16 only a mild case of it I was wondering does it only effect old people or pretty much any age ? And what helps to control it and what can you eat and drink and what not to eat and drink?

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    8 years ago
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    Essential tremor is most common in persons after 40, but it can show up at any age, according to my neurologist. I have had mine for years, but it's mild. It's in my hands. According to this article, avoiding caffeine helps to steady an essential tremor.

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