Homeopathy Medicine for Tourette Syndrome
Tourette syndrome, pronounced “too-RET,” is a condition marked by uncontrollable repetitive movements or sounds (tics). Examples of these tics include repeated eye blinking, shoulder shrugs, and the utterance of offensive or unusual noises.
Males are approximately three to four times more likely than females to develop Tourette syndrome, with tic onset typically occurring between the ages of 2 and 15, with the average being around 6 years of age.
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SYMPTOMS OF TOURETTE SYNDROME
Tics, which can range in severity from mild to severe, are sudden, fleeting, intermittent movements or noises that are the defining feature of Tourette syndrome. Severe symptoms may significantly impair communication, daily functioning, and quality of life.
Tics are classified as:
- Simple tics—Only a few muscle groups are involved in these abrupt, fleeting, and repetitive tics.
- Complex tics-These distinctive, timed movement patterns use a number of different muscle groups.
Motor tics typically start before vocal tics do, but there is a wide variety of tics that people can experience. Tics can also involve movement (motor tics) or sounds (vocal tics).
CAUSES OF TOURETTE SYNDROME
Tourette syndrome is a complex disorder that is thought to be brought on by a mix of inherited (genetic) and environmental factors, including chemicals in the brain that transmit nerve impulses.
RISK FACTORS OF TOURETTE SYNDROME
COMPLICATION OF TOURETTE SYNDROME
Tourette syndrome frequently involves behavioral and social challenges that can harm self-image, but people with Tourette syndrome frequently lead healthy, active lives.
Tourette syndrome is frequently linked to the following conditions:
- Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
- Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Autism spectrum disorder
- Learning disabilities
- Sleep disorders
- Anxiety disorders
- Headaches in particular that are caused by tics
- Anger-management problems
ARGENTUM NITRICUMVery helpful for tics where anxiety exacerbates the condition. Useful for tics in patients who are impulsive and hurried.
CUPRUM META helpful medication for tics is one that works when the lower jaw is chewing and the eyelids twitch. It also works when the eyes roll quickly or quickly rotate behind closed lids.
HYOSCYAMUS NIGERHyoscyamus is one of the best remedies for tics where the person makes grimaces and ridiculous gestures, is constantly staring at nearby objects, is erotic, exposes genitalia, makes obscene gestures, and sings amorous songs. It is also useful for muscles that twitch when the tongue protrudes.
IGNATIAUseful for tics when a person is oversensitive, anxious, and prone to hysterical outbursts, as well as when there is facial twitching, spasmodic jaw clenching, and when all complaints are exacerbated by emotions.