Wellness - Birth Defects | 0-18 yrs

Tourette Syndrome: How To Overcome It


As the recent Rani Mukherjea starrer Hichki is getting rave reviews and laughing all the way to the box office, the central theme of the movie, Taurette Syndrome is getting the limelight too.

Pronounced as Too Ret, this neuro-psychiatric disorder is also known as TS or just Taurette’s. This disorder usually sets in early childhood. It is characterised by multiple motor tics and at least one vocal tic.

However, this disorder does not come in the way leading a normal life. There are several ways by which the tics associated with the problem can be managed. Some of the famous personalities with the syndrome are: David Beckham, Dr Samuel Johnson, Howard Hughes, Jamie Grace Harper, Jim Eisenreich, Dan Ackroyd, Dash Mihok, James Michael Eisenreich, Marc Summers, Michael Wolff, Tim Howard, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

Several movies were made with the central theme on Taurette Syndrome. Some of them are:

1. Front of the Class, 2008

2. Deuce Bigalow, 1999

3. The Road Within, 2014

4. The Tic Code, 2000

5. Maze, 2000

6. Niagra Niagra, 1997

7. Vincent wants to sea, 2010

8. Phoebe in Wonderland, 2008

9. Harvey Krumpet, 2003

Flip through the ClipBook to know more about the Taurette Syndrome. 


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