Tourette syndrome no longer a rare condition


    Updated Trends: Tourette syndrome is no longer treated as a rare syndrome anymore, once it was considered a bizarre and a rare syndrome and now in all these years the syndrome is only among a minority with Tourette’s.

    Tourette syndrome

    Tourette syndrome is a inherited neuropsychiatric disorder which consists of multiple physical tics and at minimum at the least of one vocal tic. The definition of the word Tourette’s is a part of a spectrum of tic disorders.

    Most cases of Tourette’s are considered mild cases around 1 child to approximately 10 per 1000 have the Tourette syndrome. The most common tics are throat clearing, sniffing, eye blinking, coughing, etc. In most cases of Tourette syndrome, medication becomes very necessary. Education also becomes the most important part of the treatment. Talk therapy is something very essential for this syndrome.

    Some research state that Tourette syndrome could happen because of Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Depression, Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and anxiety.