Any treatment for tourette syndrome?

Tourette. Most cases are mild & require no medications, can benefit from reassurance & psychobehavioral therapy (cognitive therapy, biofeedback) & education. Medications that are helpful for tics are; clonidine, orap, (pimozide) tenex, and other medications that treat comorbid conditions such as OCD & adhd.

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Is there any new treatments for vocal tourette syndrome. My friends' son is 18 and still has it, would it decrease after this age?

Tourette syndrome. there are several treatments and medications available to help with the symptoms associated with tourette syndrome. It's important to have routine follow up with a psychiatrist or psychologist to work on behavioral techniques and also psychiatrist or general practitioner who is familiar with the medications used to improve symptoms. Read more...

Is there a cure for tourette syndrome?

Tourette syndrome. Is inherited disease with no cure but there is treatment for it. Read more...

Do they have a cure for tourette syndrome?

Syndromes differ. As opposed to a disease where we understand some basic pathophysiology, a syndrome is a collection of symptoms for which there is no clear underlying mechanism. Therefore a "cure" is harder to come by. That said there is nothing that doesn't benefit from proper nutrition, a clean environment and balanced lifestyle. Check with an environmental or functional doctor near you. Read more...

Is there any treatment for tic tourette syndrom?

Yes. There are several different medications available. See your primary care doctor. Read more...

Why doesn't medicine help my tourette syndrome?

Do you mean your . chronic motor &/or vocal tics have not responded to any medication prescribed by your neurologist or psychiatrist? Contact the Tourette Syndrome Association: tsa-usa.org/aabout_tsa/aContactTSA.htm. Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai & Weill Cornell SOM in NYC have TS centers of excellence. See http://www.tsa-usa.org/Medical/medical_main.html for information on valid treatments vs. chicanery. Read more...

What are the symptoms of tourette syndrome?

Severe tic syndrome. Multiple tics associated with snorting, sniffing, involuntary vocalizations, and troublesome compulsive and aggressive impulses constitute the major features of gilles de la tourette syndrome. It is the rarest and most severe of the tic disorders that begins in childhood, usually as a simple tic. Hyperactivity and disorders of attention and perception are frequent. Intelligence does not decline. Read more...
Vocal and Motor Tics. Tourette's syndrome is a tic disorder that involves both motor (movement) and vocal tics. Tics are involuntary actions (vocal or movement) that occur mutliple times per day. Vocal tics can take the form of throat clearing, sounds or full words or phrases. Motor tics can be simple (shoulder shrug, forced eye blink) or complex (involving multiple muscle groups and a series of rapid movements). Read more...

What kinds of meds are used for tourette syndrome?

Tourette's syndr TS. Unfortunately, standardized and large enough drug trials in ts patients fulfilling evidence based medicine standards are still scarce. As first-line treatment of tics Risperidone (best evidence level for atypical antipsychotics) or tiapride (largest clinical experience in europe and low rate of adverse reactions) are recommended. Pimozide remains the gold standard but with serious side effects. Read more...
Tourette. Typical & atypical antipsychotics, such as orap, haldol, risperdal, geodon (ziprasidone). Also, Clonidine & Tenex can be tried since they have fewer side-effects. Read more...