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How do I stop these annoying motor tics?

How do I stop these annoying motor tics?

Find the cause: Determine the underlying cause...Also consider chinese medicine / acupuncture as that helps balance people and can lead to improvement in you symptoms. ...Read more

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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How and when can motor tics occur and recur?

How and when can motor tics occur and recur?

No telling: It can occur and recur anytime without warning and may not even be noticed by the person doing them such as nose wrinkling, facial grimaces, eye blinking, head jerking, neck stretching , foot stamping... Symptoms may subside for weeks or months at a time and later recur ...Read more

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What is an effective way to stop somewhat severe motor tics?

What is an effective way to stop somewhat severe motor tics?

Tics: Tics can be minor or major. The latter is generally if they interfere with daily activity or living. Medications can be helpful, but generally a specialist should evaluate to see if they are part of a larger diagnosis or independent. This answer will drive therapy. A primary physician can do the initial evaluation and make a necessary referral prior to medication or behavioral therapy. ...Read more

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Does everyone with motor tics have tourette's?

NO: We have simple tics (habit spasms) sometimes complicated affecting more than one focus and sometimes accompanied by vocal sounds. A fairly uncommon form usually inherited and occurring in childhood consisting of motor tics, vocal sounds and accompanied by involuntary utterances of obscenities is called tourette syndrome, the distinction is not always clear. ...Read more

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Please tell me, are my many motor tics caused by my OCD and adhd?

Please tell me, are my many motor tics caused by my OCD and adhd?

Some: Most motor tics associated with adhd are related to medication side effects. Some tics, motor or other types are unrelated to either disorder. OCD tics would have an anxiety reducing component to them. See a doctor to get some professional perspective on this. ...Read more

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Started 0.5mg of klonopin (clonazepam) for anxiety & mainly chronic motor tics. What kind of side effects can I expect from this med? & can it be taken long term?

Started 0.5mg of klonopin (clonazepam) for anxiety & mainly chronic motor tics. What kind of side effects can I expect from this med? & can it be taken long term?

Not best long-term: Klonopin not usually the best long-term treatment for anxiety, at least not as initial choice. Zoloft (sertraline) is better choice for chronic anxiety. Klonopin could be used as-needed while waiting for zoloft (sertraline) to take effect-- other non-addictive medications could be tried first for the chronic motor tics. Klonopin is addictive if taken on regular basis; causes drowsiness; can cause depression long term. ...Read more

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How can I treat motor tics?

How can I treat motor tics?

Depends: Drug treatment should not be used unless tics disturb one's life. It should be noted that tics are not a sign of progressive neurologic or mental illness. ...Read more

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What is the best fix for my severe motor tics when i've tried almost everything?

What is the best fix for my severe motor tics when i've tried almost everything?

See neurologist: There are a few drug treatment options including haloperidol and pimozide. ...Read more

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What are side effects for chronic motor tics drug treamtments?

What are side effects for chronic motor tics drug treamtments?

Depends greatly: the side effects of any drug treatment depends greatly on which drug is being used as well as who is taking it. Side effects vary from person to person. Additionally, you may have the option of several different classes of medications for chronic motor tic treatment, each with their own side effect profile. You can search each drug individually for their listed side effect profile. ...Read more

Dr. Jane Steiner
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Motor Tics (Definition)

Motor tics are clinical findings where one has repetitive, jerky, involuntary movements ...Read more


Dr. James Hocker
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