Nervous System Channel
Related Channels

Tourette Syndrome Diagnosis

Causes of Delay in the Tourette Syndrome Diagnosis

It is not uncommon for people to obtain a formal diagnosis of Tourette syndrome only after symptoms have been present for some time. There are many reasons for this. For families and physicians unfamiliar with Tourette syndrome, mild and even moderate tic symptoms may be considered inconsequential, part of a developmental phase, or the result of another condition.
For example, parents may think that eye blinking is related to vision problems or that sniffing is related to seasonal allergies. Many people are self-diagnosed after they, their parents, other relatives, or friends read or hear about Tourette syndrome from others.
Know the Signs - Concussion Safety

Information About Tourette Syndrome

Terms of Use
Advertise with Us
Contact Us
About eMedTV
Privacy Policy
Copyright © 2006-2018 Clinaero, Inc.
eMedTV serves only as an informational resource. This site does not dispense medical advice or advice of any kind. Site users seeking medical advice about their specific situation should consult with their own physician. Click Terms of Use for more information.