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What actually causes somebody to get tourette syndrome?

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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics
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In brief: Many things

Some studies show that 1/3 of tourette's is result of a strep infection in susceptible people called panda's.
Other 2/3 occur in patients with a family history of anxiety, ocd, or tourette's. Occasionally, medications are involved. See my health guides for articles, resources & links for ts.

In brief: Many things

Some studies show that 1/3 of tourette's is result of a strep infection in susceptible people called panda's.
Other 2/3 occur in patients with a family history of anxiety, ocd, or tourette's. Occasionally, medications are involved. See my health guides for articles, resources & links for ts.
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Dr. Carla Enriquez
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