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52 Weeks of TS: Week 21

EDITOR’S NOTE: Every Tuesday, noted Tourette Syndrome advocate Troye Evers shares his “52 Weeks of TS” blog journal with the TSParentsOnline community. In cased you missed any of the first 20 weeks, you can read them here. For more information about… Continue Reading

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New approach for those with Tourette Syndrome being tested in clinical trials

Medical researchers are hopeful that a new investigational drug being tested in clinical trials will prove to be an effective treatment for Tourette Syndrome – an inherited, misdiagnosed, misunderstood neurological disorder that presents in childhood and causes involuntary motor and… Continue Reading

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My Story: “One Twitch At A Time” part 5

Here’s the continuation of my story, which I have posted on here over the past couple of weeks and started on my One Twitch At A Time page on Facebook. I was in shock … the girl of my dreams, who I had… Continue Reading

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My Story: “One Twitch At A Time” part 3

Here’s the continuation of my story, which I posted on here last week and started on my One Twitch At A Time page on Facebook. But PLEASE BE WARNED, I TALK ABOUT DRUG USE & DRUG ABUSE IN THIS PART,… Continue Reading

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My Story: “One Twitch At A Time” part 2

Here’s the continuation of my story, which I posted on here last week and started on my One Twitch At A Time page on Facebook. Wow, what a different world this North Bend Middle School was — it seemed so… Continue Reading

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New book chronicles turbulent teenage years with Tourette Syndrome

My book, “The Line, the Itch and the Rabbit Hole,” chronicles my experiences with Tourette Syndrome. I had my first tic at age 7 (a sniffling annoyance, dismissed as a “bad habit”) but wasn’t diagnosed with TS until I was… Continue Reading

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You’re not alone: My son and I have walked in your shoes

My son, Garrett, used to have full-blown tics — both vocal and physical tics. He was an avid hunter and premier soccer player prior to his Tourette Syndrome exploding. Garrett wanted to stop the tics by taking an overdose, and as a result, he missed… Continue Reading