Can I be a doctor or surgeon if I have Tourette’s?

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Tics can cause problems for individuals, but doctors and surgeons have had successful careers with Tourette’s and tic disorders. Evidence can be found on the Tourette Association of America’s Debunking Myths and Misconceptions page. It is important to consider that Tourette and tic disorders vary from person to person, so this answer will be different … Read more

Can I join the Army with Tourette’s Syndrome?

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Joining the army with Tourette’s Syndrome can certainly pose a challenge. However depending on the severity, TS doesn’t have to be a dealbreaker. It is possible to join the army with Tourette’s Syndrome, although the condition can certainly make it more difficult. It is important to be open and honest about medication and tics, and … Read more