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Tourette Syndrome

Tourette Syndrome, or TS, is a nervous system disorder associated with repeated uncontrolled movements and sounds, which are called Tics. The symptoms are usually first noticed in children between the ages of 7 and 10 years old. It occurs in all races and ethnicities, and occurs 3 to 4 times more often in males than in females. Although TS can be a chronic (long lasting) condition, most affected individuals have their worst symptoms during the early teens, and begin to improve during the late teens and continue in adulthood.

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