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My son is 8 years old now and we noticed his tics when he was about 6. Initially, his tics included opening his mouth wide, rolling and bobbing his head, stretching his neck and moving his wrists. Eventually, he started hopping a bit, ex...
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Please give me some advice about these 2 treatments for Tourettes. My 12 yr old son has Tourette's, was diagnosed when he was 5. At that time, he was having lots of verbal tics, strange behavior, slow language development, and obsessiv...
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When I think of an embarrassing moment (whether it be real or imaginary) I will blurt out a swear, or perhaps a sentence like, "I love you (insert name)". I believe I do that as a means to "snap me out of" the moment so as not to re-expe...
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I have a 12 year old son with ADHD, Tourette's, & Aspergers - been on Intuniv for 4 years, no issues. Insurance is no longer going to cover his medication & I have to consider changing to Tenex or Clonidine - or attempt to wean him off m...
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I have been diagnosed with ocd ever since I was a child. 6 years ago I found out I have Tourette's syndrome. I've seen a couple of good doctors but refuse to take any medication. My tics are being worse both vocal and motor tics and my O...
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Hello, I found this site today when searching google for natural remedies for treating Tourette Syndrome and tic disorders in children. About a year ago my daughter began blinking excessively, we took her to be tested for glasses ...
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Dear friends, I have Tourette's syndrome, or at least 'had' it until about a year ago. While my symptoms were quite severe, I now, with proper care, am completely symptom free. I have been using an oral appliance that has eradicate...
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im not sure if my daughter has tics but she has been coughing alot lately especially at night im scared because i dont know whats wrong with her i hope someone can help me out thank u
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guys im a 17 yr old guy .i have been making grunting type noises unknowingly and sometimes shortening of breath type noises .whenever i travel in the public i see people replicating me and doing like sniffing type noises .actually this a...
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Hello, My dear 7 year old daughter has been making some smacking, clicking, sucking (all together) noises for about 6 months, just about three weeks ago, she began moving her head (as though she is getting hair out of her face) and just...
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Hello my name is Sam, I am 20 years old. I used to have tourettes when I was younger, probably like 4 or 5 years old. I always just thought it was an itch in my neck and I sort of remember going to the doctor for it, eventually it stoppe...
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My son is 8 and within the last year I've notice some things that he repeats. He started with (that i can remember being the "start" of it all) clearing his throat often, along the way he began blinking and as of now he does a jerking m...
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Has my son got tourettes he makes facial movements his eyes and mouth and makes slight vocal noises when watching tv at nite
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Hi My son has just started showing a strange movement of neck (shrug it sort of) along with twitching mouth to one side. It lasts for a second and is more when he is reading or eating. He is fine while playing outdoors. It just started ...
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Hi, A couple of years ago, I was diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome, nothing major, ticks include neck twitches, Stuttering & a vocal noise(sounds more like snorting). My question is, do you think long term prescription dependency could ...
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Husband was diagnosed a few months ago with tourettes syndrome. He makes vocal sounds and has facial tics. Shoulder shrugging, neck tic, also does something with his legs and feet as he walks. Dr. diagnosed him as he had this since he wa...
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I have moved to SW Florida and am having a very difficult time finding a TS specialist. I tried to join the FSA-Florida Facebook page, but it's been over two weeks and no response from the administrators on my request to be invited. I co...
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I have been on cipralex for 14 months now. Started on 10 mg and now on 15 mg for the last three months. I have tourettes and now notice my tics are worse. But the strange thing is that it is mostly in my face now. Grinding my teeth a...
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Hello, if anyone out there has shared this experience please help. My son is 5 years old and he has recently started clearing his throat all the time when he eats and then making this other funny little swallowing noise sometimes (pretty...
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Hi all, I just joined today after googling and finding this site. I haven't fully explored it, so if this post should go in a different folder, I apologize. I also apologize for this being so long. My son is 10 years old. When he w...
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