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Something I discovered about Clonidine

The literature on Clonidine says that, for some people, it increases the severity of tics. Well, I’ve been taking it for almost two years now and I believe I discovered something about how it interacts with my body. Ever since… Continue Reading

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Book provides help for parents raising a son with TS

I want to tell you of a book I finished reading not too long ago that can give you some good perspective on raising a son with Tourette Syndrome. It’s titled “Memoirs of a Father,” by Michael Fekete. It’s the… Continue Reading

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A personal account of living with Tourette Syndrome & associated disorders, part 3: Quality of life

In my first two posts, I talked about what my life was like early on and the various phases of treatment I had to go through leading up to present day. Now, I’ll talk about how Tourette Syndrome can hinder… Continue Reading

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A personal account of living with Tourette Syndrome & associated disorders, part 2: Treatment

In my post yesterday, I talked about what having Tourette Syndrome was like in my early life. Now, I’ll talk about how it started to be treated leading up to present day. My initial treatment was as follows: I was… Continue Reading

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A personal account of living with Tourette Syndrome & associated disorders, part 1: Early life

I hope the essay that follows about my experience dealing with Tourette Syndrome serves to help the individuals suffering from the disorder and their parents. I’ve made the essay as detailed as possible while at the same time not making… Continue Reading

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Adults struggle with Tourette Syndrome, too

I am not a parent of a child with Tourette Syndrome; however, I myself have been living with TS for most of my life. I wrote a short essay about my personal experience living with TS that I will post… Continue Reading