Many thanks for helping us understand this condition better, Joelle 🤗
This is not a “feel sorry for me” post, it’s to help others understand Tourette’s Syndrome from the vantage point of someone who has it. Tourette’s is great teacher that continues to provide insights and develop inner strengths I wouldn’t have achieved without it.
Have you found your strengths and learned to live with your weaknesses, too?
I’d love to hear about your experiences.
Tourette Syndrome is a reoccurring urge to make certain sounds or movements. Doctor’s think it’s a glitch in the basal gaglia.
There should be a fitness program called Tourettersize.When your body starts a new tic, that area is sore for days, just like doing repetitive movements at a gym.
Before there were neurologists specializing in Tourette’s, there were doctors who made the problem worse.
Symptoms usually appear between the ages of 4 and 7. I don’t remember when my symptoms began, just my mother’s quest…
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