La 9.2 Sergotick K

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La 9.2 Sergotick K

  1. 2. <ul><li>Tourette's Syndrome is a neurological disorder where a person has tics, both verbal and motor. </li></ul><ul><li>It may be caused because of problems in how the nerves communicate in the brain. </li></ul><ul><li>It is not contagious because it is inherited or happens while developing in the womb. </li></ul><ul><li>More guys than girls have the condition. </li></ul>
  2. 3. <ul><li>The main symptom is tics. </li></ul><ul><li>Examples of verbal tics: throat clearing, clicking sounds, sniffling, yelping, shouting </li></ul><ul><li>Examples of motor tics: eye blinking, head jerking, foot stamping </li></ul><ul><li>When under stress, tics can become more severe, frequent, or longer. </li></ul><ul><li>Other symptoms: ADHD, OCD, learning disabilities, trouble sleeping </li></ul>
  3. 5. <ul><li>There is no prevention to having Tourette’s Syndrome because as of right now, there is no cure for it. </li></ul><ul><li>You either get it while in development or through genes. </li></ul>

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