Tourette Syndrome – Symptoms, Causes, Risk Factors, Prevention


Tourette syndrome (TS) is a neurological condition characterized by tics that are considered frequent, stereotyped, involuntary gestures, and vocalizations. The early signs of Tourette syndrome (TS) are usually first observed in childhood, with an average onset between the ages of 3 and 9 age. TS occurs in people from all ethnic groups; males are affected about three to four times more often than females. It is estimated that 200,000 Americans have the most extreme type of TS, and as many as one in 100 have milder and less complicated symptoms…

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