Treatments for Tourette Syndrome


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Treatment list for Tourette Syndrome: The list of treatments mentioned in various sources for Tourette Syndrome includes the following list. Always seek professional medical advice about any treatment or change in treatment plans.

Treatments of Tourette Syndrome discussion: The majority of people with TS require no medication, but medication is available to help when symptoms interfere with functioning. TS medications are only able to help reduce specific symptoms. Neuroleptic and antihypertensive drugs can have long- and short-term side effects, and use of stimulants is controversial. Relaxation techniques and biofeedback may be useful in alleviating stress. 1

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1. excerpt from NINDS Tourette Syndrome Information Page: NINDS

Last revision: June 23, 2003

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