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Tourette Syndrome

Tourette (too-RET) syndrome is a disorder that involves repetitive movements or unwanted sounds (tics) that can't be easily controlled. For instance, you might repeatedly blink your eyes, shrug your shoulders or blurt out unusual sounds or offensive words. - The Mayo Clinic

Deep Dive into Tourette syndrome


About Tourette syndrome

Although there's no cure for Tourette syndrome, treatments are available. Many people with Tourette syndrome don't need treatment when symptoms aren't troublesome. Tics often lessen or become controlled after the teen years. For more information, visit the Mayo Clinic webpage for more information.

Maryland Treatment Centers

The Johns Hopkins Tourette Center is a collaborative program between Kennedy Krieger Institute and Johns Hopkins Medicine. Thanks to our combined expertise and resources, our center can provide comprehensive evaluation and the most recent treatments designed to improve overall health and quality of life of children and adults with Tourette syndrome. Visit the Johns Hopkins Tourette Center for more information.

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