Can tics start, stop and change over time?

Can tics change over time

Tourette Syndrome affected me at a very early age. By the age of nine I was diagnosed with this neurological disorder after months of motor and vocal tics. Although Tourette Syndrome tends to first cause tics in childhood, tics can sometimes begin later in life. They may disappear in adulthood or be lifelong. The severity … Read more

Is Tourette Syndrome hereditary?

Is TS hereditary featured

Tics tend to run in families, and they certainly do in mine. However it seems there isn’t a gene that causes Tourette syndrome. I wanted to look into this, and found a very interesting quote from my childhood neurologist when I was diagnosed. My mum spoke about tics in the family when I was being … Read more