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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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No more medications: My story of TS, from the beginning

I am not only a mom of a young woman who has Tourette Syndrome, but I also have had TS for 35 years myself. I have to say, “Wow have we come a long way.!” I’m going to start from… 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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Channeling energy, not suppression, can help Tourette Syndrome

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following post was entered on our Facebook page the other day. It’s from the leader of an online community called Collectively Conscious, who has Tourette Syndrome and associated disorders such as ADHD. I would just like to share that I,… Continue Reading

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Mother seeking input from other parents for her 12-year-old son

I have three boys — Billy, 20, Austin, 18 (Asperger’s Syndrome and ADHD), and my Kyle is 12.  Kyle was diagnosed with TS in 2nd grade, and I’m not always sure which is worse — the TS or the OCD.  They also believe Kyle… Continue Reading