TOURETTE'S DISORDER

GETTING DIAGNOSIS:

AFTER DIAGNOSIS:

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Although there is no cure for Tourette's Syndrome, the condition in many individuals improves in their late teens and early 20s.

Recognize the signs:

Simple tics:

Eye blinking

Head jerking

Shoulder shrugging

Eye darting

Nose twitching

Mouth movements

Grunting

Coughing

Throat clearing

Barking

Complex tics:

Touching or smelling objects

Repeating observed movements

Stepping in a certain pattern

Obscene gesturing

Bending or twisting

Hopping

Repeating one's own words or phrases

Repeating others' words or phrases

Using vulgar, obscene or swear words

Tourette syndrome (TS) is a neurological disorder characterized by repetitive, stereotyped, involuntary movements and vocalizations called tics.

Please consult a Neuropsychologist or a Neurologist.

**Please note that this does not constitue a diagnosis and does not replace professional consultation.

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