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A 21-year-old male asked:

i was just wondering if it is likely my children will have a motor tic as i have a undiagnosed tic ( i believe it's from stress and or sleep deprived)?

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Dr. Ilene Ruhoy
Neurology 21 years experience
It is a possibility: Tic disorders can run in families and depending upon the particular diagnosis there can be an increased risk of the tic disorder in the family.

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