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Tourette’s Syndrome

Tourette’s Syndrome Symptoms and Causes

Tourette's syndrome is a neurological disorder characterized by repetitive, stereotyped, involuntary movements and vocalizations called tics. The first symptoms of Tourette's syndrome are almost always noticed in childhood. Some of the more common tics include arm thrusting, eye blinking, jumping, kicking, repeated throat clearing and sniffing and shoulder shrugging.