Tourette syndrome is the sudden and repeated tics in the body. These can be motor tics, like repeated blinking, or head snapping. Tourette syndrome can also cause vocal tics, like the repeated shouting of a word or phrase. Look here for mor… Source:http://answers.ask.com/Health/Diseases/what_is_tourettes
Did tourettes guy actully have tourettes? And did he really die?
That does sound like some of the Tourettes symptoms! However, they could also be nervous habits that the child is exhibiting! Eight is a common age for Tourettes to be diagnosed! The only way to know if it is would be to see a child psychiatrist, Im not sure about the school record but I wouldnt think so! It can be managed by medication but is not outgrown! Also have the psychiatrist do blood work for Strep B, it has been found that a strep infection gone bad can cause tourettes! If it is Strep B high dose antibiotics can reverse the symptoms!
Tourette's Syndrome is a neurological disease, and is not the same as other diseases like colds and flu. Tourettes, like other tic disorders, is present from birth ,
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