"June is Tourette syndrome month. Learn how everyone, including CDC, can play a role to improve the lives of people with Tourette syndrome.
Tourette syndrome (TS) is a neurological condition that causes people to have tics, which are sudden twitches, movements, or sounds that people do repeatedly. Having TS can have a serious impact on individuals and their families.
What we know about TSSymptoms usually begin when a child is 5 to 10 years of age. Tic symptoms can vary from mild to severe, and can change over time. Often, tics decrease during adolescence and early adulthood, and sometimes disappear entirely. However, many people with TS experience tics into adulthood..."