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If you have Tourette syndrome, you make unusual movements or sounds, called tics. You have little or no control over them. Common tics are throat-clearing and blinking. You may repeat words, spin, or, rarely, blurt out swear words.

Tourette syndrome is a disorder of the nervous system. It often occurs with other problems, such as

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  1. Tourette Syndrome (National Library of Medicine)  
    If you have Tourette syndrome, you make unusual movements or sounds, called tics. You have little or no control over them. Common tics are ... words, spin, or, rarely, blurt out swear words. Tourette syndrome is a disorder of the nervous system. It ...
  2. Tourette syndrome ... Tourette syndrome is named for Georges Gilles de la Tourette, who first described this disorder in 1885. It ... norepinephrine) that help nerve cells signal one another. Tourette syndrome can be either severe or mild. Many people ...
  3. Genetics Home Reference: Tourette syndrome From the National Institutes of Health (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... PubMed Recent literature OMIM Genetic disorder catalog Conditions > Tourette syndrome On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis ... names Glossary definitions Reviewed May 2013 What is Tourette syndrome? Tourette syndrome is a complex disorder characterized by ...
  4. Tourette Syndrome (Nemours Foundation)  
    ... has a condition called Tourette syndrome. What Is Tourette Syndrome? Tourette syndrome is a condition that affects a ... to let the tic out. Continue Who Gets Tourette Syndrome? Tourette syndrome is more common than doctors once ...
  5. Tourette Syndrome (For Parents) (Nemours Foundation)  
    ... help their child cope with the condition. About Tourette Syndrome Tourette syndrome (TS) is named for French doctor ... people with TS. Back Continue Diagnosing and Treating Tourette Syndrome Pediatricians and family doctors may refer a child ...
  6. Tourette Syndrome From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary  
    NINDS Tourette Syndrome Information Page Condensed from Tourette Syndrome Fact Sheet Table of Contents (click to jump to sections) What ... Trials Organizations Additional resources from MedlinePlus What is Tourette Syndrome? Tourette syndrome (TS) is a neurological disorder characterized ...
  7. Tourette Syndrome (Nemours Foundation)  
    ... first described the condition in 1885. What Is Tourette Syndrome? Tourette syndrome (TS) is a neurological disorder where ... is still being studied. Back Continue Dealing With Tourette Syndrome Many people don't understand what TS is ...
  8. Stuttering and Tourette's Syndrome (Stuttering Foundation of America)  
    Tweet Stuttering and Tourette's Syndrome This material was compiled by Luc De Nil, Ph.D., Chair of the Graduate Department of Speech-Language Pathology, ... by Paul Sandor, M.D., Director of the Tourette's Syndrome Clinic, University Health Network. Download brochure What is ...
  9. Tics, Tourette Syndrome, and OCD (American Academy of Pediatrics)  
    ... Tourette Syndrome, and OCD Health Issues Listen Tics, Tourette Syndrome, and OCD Article Body Tics are rapid, repetitive ... develops 2 to 3 years before the tics. Tourette syndrome, which is quite rare, is a more severe ...
  10. Facts about Tourette Syndrome (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... TS) National Center Homepage Share Compartir Facts About Tourette Syndrome Children’s Mental Disorders: A Journey for Parents and ... experiences living with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Tourette Syndrome Watch the video » Tourette Syndrome (TS) is a ...
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