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Tourette's Syndrome

Tourette Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment Options
By Jeff Hayward Your Health

Tourette Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment Options

Tourette Syndrome (TS) is a fairly common disorder that affects between 6 to 20-percent of children, with boys up to 4-times more likely to develop it, according to Pharmacy Times. It usually begins with signs of involuntary movements (motor tics) followed by vocal tics, it adds. While the peak of the symptoms is usually around […]

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The Most Common Myths About Tourette Syndrome
By Jeff Hayward Children

The Most Common Myths About Tourette Syndrome

Tourette Syndrome gets a bad rap in the media and films – it’s usually shown as people who shout obscenities in public without control. But in actuality, only a small percentage of Tourette patients display this behavior – it’s not one of the main markers. The neurodevelopmental syndrome is named after Dr. Georges Gilles de […]

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7 Health Facts about Tourette’s Syndrome
By Jeff Hayward Your Health

7 Health Facts about Tourette’s Syndrome

This condition of the nervous system causes patients to have vocal or motor tics, which can be upsetting for the sufferer and concerning for loved ones. There are varying degrees of the syndrome, but it usually always impacts the person’s self-image. While it’s fairly common (1 of every 100-children have some form of it), not […]

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