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what is a tic

A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Tics : Tics most commonly refer to sudden and short lived involuntary movements, which can be voluntarily temporary suppressed. The two major types of tics ... Read More
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Dr. William Singer
50 years experience Pediatric Neurology
What is a tic: A tic is an involuntary motor movement. They usually start as a single tic but other patterns are multiple tics starting at the same time and tics th ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
50 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Causes of tics: Tics are involuntary movement disorders caused by imbalance of brain chemicals. Excessively high Dopamine and glutamate have been found to be underly ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Geary
29 years experience Pediatrics
TIC: There are many causes of tics, including metabolite insufficiency, neurologic disorders, stress. I suggest you please go seee you doctor if this a su ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldie
47 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Conservatively: Nervous habits are common. Many normal people clear the throat, rub the nose, toss the head, blink the eyes in a recurrent and nervous manner. Such ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
By severity: Tics are classified as developmental, simple, complex, mixed or debilitating. This is based on the clinical symptoms such as how many motor groups ar ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wesley Dennis
26 years experience Neurology
Tics: Try to relax. Stress and anxiety could increase vocal and motor tics. Antidepressants can be helpful in alleviating tics.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Ann Block
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Common: Many of the medications used to treat adhd actually list "tics" as one of the side effects. Tics could also be another symptom of what is causing the ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience Neurosurgery
De-stress: If you don't have tourette's disease or some like condition, and no other situation is responsible, including both prescribed or "recreational" drugs- ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
CHRONIC TIC DISORDER: Take rx like Clonidine or other rx prescribed by md.
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Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Tick Bite: Treatment of the pathogens that the tick may pass to a person depends on other factors, such as the type of tick, length of time of attachment to the ... Read More

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