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What can cause facial tics?

What can cause facial tics?

Torette: One cause is tourette syndrome. Facial tics should be evaluated by a neurologist for all possible causes and treatments. ...Read more

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Dr. Guillermo Philipps
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Tics (Definition)

Tics are clinical findings that involve repetitive jerky motor movements of discrete muscle groups. Vocal tics result in the creation of sounds such as cough, grunting, ...Read more


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Just because a person has severe facial tics, does that mean they have tourrettes as well?

Just because a person has severe facial tics, does that mean they have tourrettes as well?

Tourette's: Tourette's is a syndrome that may include facial tics, but also includes other motor and vocal tics. Facial tics, alone, do not constitute tourette's. ...Read more

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What can I do to address the weird facial tics i've had since I was little?

What can I do to address the weird facial tics i've had since I was little?

See a psychologist: There are specialists who can help with tics and it ranges from behavioral techniques to medications. I would find psychogist/psychiatrist who specializes in tics to help you. ...Read more

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How can I get treatment for facial tics?

How can I get treatment for facial tics?

Have the exam : It will be a good idea to have the exam preformed by an internist or neurologist to determine the cause of the facial ticks. ...Read more

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How to get help with facial tics?

How to get help with facial tics?

See a psychologist: There are specialists who can help with tics and it ranges from behavioral techniques to medications. I would find psychogist/psychiatrist who specializes in tics to help you. ...Read more

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What can help facial tics?

What can help facial tics?

Exam advised: Have a exam to find out he reason for the ticks by your doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause facial tics?

Torette: One cause is tourette syndrome. Facial tics should be evaluated by a neurologist for all possible causes and treatments. ...Read more

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What helps chronic facial tics?

What helps chronic facial tics?

Find cause: Finding the cause- in children allergies often the trigger. Diet can help- stop dairy and gluten. Consult with a chinese medicine practitioner and homeopathic doctor for help as well. Talk with your doctor about other options as well. A neurologist may be helpful too. ...Read more

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How to get help with facial tics?

See a psychologist: There are specialists who can help with tics and it ranges from behavioral techniques to medications. I would find psychogist/psychiatrist who specializes in tics to help you. ...Read more

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What are the causes of facial tics?

Many: Facial tics can be developmental (occurring as normal development signs in 6-8 year olds), or part of a motor movement disorder (such as tourette's) . Sometimes tics can be an adverse effect from medications. Also, tics can be caused by a neuroautoimmune process called panda's. See: intramural.Nimh.Nih.Gov/pdn/web.Htm. ...Read more

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Dr. James Brasic
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Facial Tic (Definition)

Facial tics are clinical findings in which a person's facial muscles involuntarily contract. This may be a result of Tourette's ...Read more