Do people with Tourette enjoy having tics?

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Many Tourette sufferers live with a positive outlook on life. But as someone with Tourette, I can safely say it is not very enjoyable. Tourette often co-exists alongside other conditions. I have had tics my whole life. But because I don’t swear, many people aren’t aware it is Tourette Syndrome. Because of the swearing stereotype, … Read more

Do people with Tourette’s swear?

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For decades now the assumption has been that Tourette’s sufferers swear a lot. It has led to numerous comedy skits and is the reason so many people have heard about the condition. Only 10% of Tourette’s sufferers swear, meaning nine out of ten people with TS do not relate to the stereotype. This compulsion to … Read more