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Free Webinar on Tourette Syndrome and Sensory Processing Disorder by Your Therapy Source Posted Wed 14 Jul 2010 5:18pm NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome & Associated Disorders, Inc is sponsoring a free webinar entitled "TS and Difficulty with Sensory Processing and Integration". It will be aired on July 21st from 7:30-8:30pm EST. It is being presented by Lesley Austin Geyer, MA, OTR/L. She has over 30 years of experience as a therapist and is a parent of a child wi ... Read on »
Drugs for Tourette Syndrome by Docs Orders Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 4:41pm Here is a list of drugs and medications that are commonly prescribed to treat Tourette Syndrome: Antihypertensive drugs Antipsychotic drugs Antithrombin Clonidine Haloperidol Neuroleptic drugs Pimozide Sedatives Stimulants Tetrabenazine Tranquillizers These are just some of the drugs and medications that are o ... Read on »
An Unpleasant Decade: Tourette Syndrome by quiact Posted Wed 01 Apr 2009 2:57pm Tourette Syndrome (TS) is a mysterious syndrome with no known etiology, although causes are suspected with this disorder.    One suspected cause of TS is believed to be a childhood onset hereditary familiar neurological disorder possibly due to a genetic mutation. This results in a neuropsychiatric brain developmental disorder as well as unreg ... Read on »
Treatments for Tourette Syndrome by Med RX Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 4:41pm 1 Comment Here is a list of treatments and procedures that are commonly used to treat Tourette Syndrome: Biofeedback Deep Brain Stimulation Relaxation techniques Stress reduction These are just some of the treatments and procedures that are used to treat Tourette Syndrome. You can connect with experts and other people who have Tourette Syn ... Read on »
Real Stories: Thoughts of a Mother with Son who has Tourette Syndrome by PTSA Posted Fri 21 Jan 2011 2:55am By: Mardi Conde Puno (a language instructor and a mother of a son with Tourette Syndrome) tourette syndrome is a neurological disorder manifested by at least two motor tics and one vocal tic. motor tics can be as simple as the blinking of the eye, to facial twitches, head jerkings, movements of the arms and even the legs or the ab ... Read on »
EXPLAINING TOURETTE SYNDROME (TS) by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted Tue 18 May 2010 2:35am           Tourette syndrome (TS), or Tourette disorder, is more common Origins of Tourette Syndrome than doctors once thought.  It affects at least 1 in 1,000 to 2,000 people and maybe more.  It is believed that about 100,000 Americans have the disorder. Many more may have other tic disorders that are less severe.  Tourette syndro ... Read on »
Thin cortices in Tourette Syndrome by JohnL Doctor of Philosophy Posted Mon 01 Sep 2008 12:00am Professor Elizabeth Sowell and colleagues at the UCLA (CA, US) Department of Neurology have determined that there is a correlation between the thickness of cortices in certain regions of the brain and the presence of Tourette Sydrome (TS) in children. They used magnetic resonance imaging to compared the structure of brains of children with ... Read on »
Genetic Studies Give Clues to Tourette Syndrome, OCD by Medline Plus Posted Tue 14 Aug 2012 9:00am But specific genes for the mental health conditions have yet to be pinpointed Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Genes and Gene Therapy , Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder , Tourette Syndrome Read on »
Behavior therapy effective for children with Tourette syndrome by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Sun 23 May 2010 12:00am UCLA.edu - Tourette syndrome, a neurological disorder characterized by tics like grimacing, blinking and vocalizations, is normally treated in children and teens with one of several antipsychotic medications. But such drugs usually don’t elimin ... Read on »
Children With Tourette Syndrome Have Better Motor Control, Study Finds by HealthFinder Posted Thu 24 Mar 2011 1:00pm healthnewslink Enhanced abilities likely result from brain changes linked to constantly repressing tics, researchers say. ... Read on »