I Have Tourette Syndrome

Tourette Syndrome anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Tourette Syndrome. You're not alone. 26 People

    My Name Is Hector And I Have Tourette's Syndrome.

    I have had Tourette's for as long as I could remember. I am twenty four years old and this is one of things that is included in the DNA of my personality. I have tried many times to figure out a way to make myself more acceptable to others. I was teased a lot in school growing...
    bigdaddyhec86 bigdaddyhec86
    26-30, M
    10 Responses Feb 28, 2011

    They Think I Do

        my doctors think i have tourettes syndrome . i have  painful twitches , leg  pain , hand curls .
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Nov 5, 2009

    Over Fifty Years...But Who's Counting...

    I have had facial tics since I was in grade school. They have always been worse when I have been tired or stressed, or worse...both. Whether anyone even knew about Tourette's when I was a kid, I certainly never got "diagnosed" . Of course I also rarely saw a doctor either. None...
    pipermac pipermac
    56-60, M
    Apr 29, 2013

    It's not a severe case.

    It's just annoying and embarrassing. People will stare at me and tell me that I blink a lot, or call me stupid **** like "blinky". Really, that's the best you can come up with? I also can't sit still. I think my grand record for sitting perfectly still while conscious is around...
    Somejoygirl Somejoygirl
    26-30, F
    1 Response Aug 13, 2014

    I Don't Now

     but I had to click 'I plan to'. sounds like a good goal. 
    Beauphord Beauphord
    46-50, M
    1 Response May 25, 2009

    My Name Is Chris And I Have Tourette'S.

    As a child growing up I knew I was different. I was not sure how but something was different. That is when I found out I have Tourette Syndrome (T.S) and am ADHD with a mild case of OCD. I always saw on TV and Movies that T.S was allot of swearing and has outbursts. I found out...
    running4hissanity running4hissanity
    31-35, M
    1 Response Jan 29, 2013

    Another Chapter In Life.

    “The human brain, then, is the most complicated organization of matter that we know. - Isaac Asimov” As a Child I was not sure what it was, I knew I was different. When I was 8 I was diagnosed that Tourette’s Syndrome. 2 years ago I started to see that some stuff that...
    running4hissanity running4hissanity
    31-35, M
    1 Response Apr 29, 2013

    I was diagnosed at 13,

    after my parents and I realized I shouldn't have the hiccups all day every day. I moved from vocal tics to a really bad head jerk tic that would give me headaches all the time and I wad always pissed. I finally found a medicine that worked for me, and have started to outgrow my...
    MarshallMuff MarshallMuff
    18-21, M
    1 Response Dec 26, 2013

    I Havent Taken My Pills In Years

    I feel fine I just hate when I suddenly cant stop blinking.Am I the only one that's gotten off the pills?Should I go back to the doctors and get a new prescription?I threw the bottle away so Idk what the name of the medication was and I can't get a refill unless I have the bottle...
    ETH21 ETH21
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 27, 2011

    I Have Tourette Syndrome And I'm A Normal Person.

    My name is Jared, I'm 19 years old and I have Tourette Syndrome. I was diagnosed when I was 8 years old, but can remember having it mch longer. My Battle has been a hard one, my tics are everchanging, I have the main ones that I've always had; clearing my throat, embareassing...
    jik1992 jik1992
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Jan 24, 2012

    Tics since im five, diagnosed at 7.

    Im now 37 years old and i have been living with tourettes almost my entire life. It has not been easy but i have learned to make the best of it. While my tics have not diminished with age,(like the doctors insisted they would) i have never let them stop me from doing anything...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jan 6, 2014
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