Tics And Tourette’s Syndrome
Tics And Tourette’s Syndrome - What is it?
Tics are sudden, repetitive, involuntary movements or vocalizations, and Tourette's syndrome is a neurological disorder characterized by the presence of both motor and vocal tics, often emerging in childhood.
Tics are repetitive, sudden, and involuntary movements or vocal sounds that can occur in individuals of all ages, often due to various causes. Tourette's syndrome is a neurological disorder that manifests with both motor and vocal tics, and it typically begins in childhood. These tics can range from simple, such as eye blinking or throat clearing, to complex, involving coordinated movements and speech. The exact cause of Tourette's syndrome is not fully understood, but it's believed to involve a combination of genetic and environmental factors. Management of Tourette's syndrome may include behavioral therapy, medication, and support to help individuals cope with the tics and associated challenges.