A 23-year-old female asked:
What are the long-term effects of tourettes syndrome?
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Neurology 14 years experience
Ttourette: There are no other effects of tourette's except what may be associated psychologically due to its impact on the person's place and feeling in society.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Long term effects from tics and tourettes?
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Psychiatry 26 years experience
Depends: Most individuals who experience tics in childhood will have them disappear as they grow older. Statistically, 1/3 will outgrow the tics while another 1/3 will continue to have a few tics that come and go. Less than 1/3 will have a severe case that has a significant impact on their lives. Most tics are harmless and the most troubling symptoms are co-occurring symptoms of adhd, depression or ocd.
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Last updated Sep 20, 2019
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