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A 23-year-old male asked:

I have tourettes syndrome and have had it since i was 7.some foods make my tics worse like bread give me allergy symptoms. could wheat cause this?

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Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Parkanswered
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Doubtful: Aggravation of tics by ingestion of certain food is not well established.
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
Food sensitivites : can provoke many symptoms. Not familiar w/research on it's relationship to Tourettes. Great Plains laboratory has a good food sensitivity panel. They are in KS and on the net. Peace and good health.

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